10 Most Popular Jewelry News Stories: Week of July 22



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

Today Show Calls J.C. Penney’s New Price Policy “Misleading”

After its former CEO’s plans for “everyday pricing” led to a dramatic drop in sales, J.C. Penney’s return to sales and discounts is drawing flack—including from NBC’s Today show.

Sears Marketplace Selling High End-Watches, Jewelry Online

Sears is the traditional place to buy patio furniture and power tools. But Rolexes and $10,000-plus diamond jewelry?

Best in Show: JCK Las Vegas 2013

They say third time’s the charm. And judging by the resounding success of JCK Las Vegas 2013 during year No. 3 at Mandalay Bay, they’d be right.

29 Exquisite Jewels to Preview Before New York’s LUXURY Privé Show

Can’t wait a week to see all of LUXURY Prive’s sparkle? Whet your whistle with our fabulous sneak peek.

Gold Price Crosses $1,300 in Surprise Rebound

The price of gold, which had been heading downwards of late, recrossed the $1,300 benchmark on July 22.

The Hispanic Market: Is Our Industry Missing Out?

With Univision poised to become the top-rated U.S. TV network for July, the strength of the Hispanic market is clear. So is the opportunity for our industry.

New York City’s Diamond District Stars in ‘Project Runway’

Prettifying the pressure-cooker cattiness on tonight’s episode of Project Runway will be an avalanche of sparkling diamonds hailing from New York City’s legendary Diamond District.

Former J.Crew Designer Makes a Statement With Her Own Line

Although she just debuted her first individual line this year, Lisa “Lele” Sadoughi is no stranger to the jewelry industry.

If You Complain to J.Crew, the CEO May Call You

The fact that J.Crew closely monitors its feedback—and even has its CEO contact customers who complain—says a lot about the company.

Sterling Jewelers Appoints New VPs

Sterling Jewelers has announced the appointments of three new vice presidents.