10 Most Popular Jewelry News Stories: Week of Dec. 31



A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.

Texas Jeweler May Have to Pay Out for Snow Promotion

Thanks to two inches of snowfall on Christmas Day, customers of McFarlin’s Jewelers in Amarillo, Texas, may be getting money in their stockings.

Macy’s Closing Six Stores This Year

Macy’s announced it will close six stores this spring, part of what it called “normal course adjustments” to its lineup.

David Yurman Withdraws From Baselworld

David Yurman has pulled out as an exhibitor of Baselworld, the international watch and jewelry fair, according to WWD.

Department Stores Report Uneven Holiday Results

Several department stores and mass merchants called their holiday comps disappointing, another sign of what analysts termed a lackluster Christmas season

Tiffany Renews Partnership With Elsa Peretti

On Dec. 27, Tiffany & Co. and famed Italian designer Elsa Peretti renewed their long-standing relationship with a new 20-year partnership agreement worth $47 million.

5 Jewelers You Should Be Following on Twitter

These five jewelers are prime examples of how Twitter can help you stay connected to consumers and help your bottom line.

Stackable, Interchangeable Diamond Wedding Bands From BG Art Jewelry

Boris Goynatsky of BG Art Jewelry has a bevy of wedding band designs designed for those who like to stack.

Target–Neiman Marcus Partnership Called Disappointing

Analysts are terming the highly touted partnership between Neiman Marcus and Target a disappointment, with both companies now selling pieces from the holiday collection on its websites at 70 percent off.

What Sold in Stores During the 2012 Holiday Season

For three weeks, we asked retailers what holiday gifts were selling in their stores. Here’s what they shared.

The 365-Day Forecast

I contacted a handful of people whose opinions I trust and asked them one question: What’s your boldest prediction for 2013?