A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.
A Macy’s catalog last week inadvertently offered customers a deal of a lifetime—a $1,500 diamond-accented cable necklace marked down to $47, an almost 97 percent discount.
Frédéric de Narp, the president and CEO of Harry Winston, has resigned from the company after three years in the role, a Winston spokeswoman confirmed.
J.C. Penney’s CEO Ron Johnson, who oversaw the company’s nearly $1 billion loss in fiscal year 2012, had his pay slashed to $1.9 million last year—a 96.4 percent cut.
Style of Jolie, Angelina Jolie’s jewelry collection in collaboration with Robert Procop, was unveiled to U.S. consumers on April 3 at Tivol of Kansas City, Mo.
Last week, I received a release from IIa Technologies, which at first glance appeared to be a new company based out of Singapore that produces lab-grown diamonds.
On March 29, alleged jewelry theft gang leader Alexander Cuadros-Garcia pleaded guilty in Virginia federal court to racketeering conspiracy, according to a statement from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
This week, Rob Bates traveled to Signet headquarters in Akron, Ohio, to talk face-to-face with CEO Michael Barnes.
Presenting two new collections of jewels that have unusual aesthetics and represent an important trend in the marketplace.
Van Cleef & Arpels will expand selectively in the United States, its recently appointed CEO for the Americas, Alain Bernard, tells JCK.
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The most gorgeous e-commerce jewelry retail sites almost always have two things in common: high-quality product photography and a clean design aesthetic featuring plenty of white space.
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