Diamond Wednesday: Five Diamond Developments You Should Be Following

– The new Zale is more diamond-focused. But this
analysis
from the Gerson Lehrman Group argues that customers get more for
their money at competitors.  Meanwhile
the market wonders about Sterling’s
new CEO
.

– Famed bling-master Jacob the Jeweler is
out on parole
, and hopes to “reinvigorate company.”

– Kim Kardashian teams with Michael Hill to
find “world’s best couple.”

-It looks like Russian diamond producer Alrosa will float an
IPO next
year,
as India seeks to get more supply from
Russia.

– More unsettling news from Zimbabwe: Is the Chinese army
mining for diamonds in
Marange?