A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.
In a sign that high-income consumers are looking past traditional luxury brands, a new survey found that ultra-affluent consumers now prefer Zales to Tiffany.
Raising eyebrows, Wal-Mart executives told Reuters they are considering a plan that would have customers deliver gifts for other customers.
We all know that selling counterfeits can land you in hot water. But buying them?
Ron Johnson, the once highly regarded former head of the Apple retail chain, has resigned as CEO of J.C. Penney, and will be replaced by former CEO Myron E. (“Mike”) Ullman.
According to a new article in Inc., Alex and Ani wants to expand its brand way past jewelry, into plates, chairs, and even cars.
A 28 ct. D internally flawless diamond set a per-carat record at Sotheby’s April 8 Hong Kong sale of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite.
Lucky-in-love customers won’t be able to resist these classically refined designs.
Animals are a big part of many jewelers’ lives—and sometimes, they make great jewelry models as well.
Victor Carranza, a colorful and often-controversial figure known as Colombia’s “emerald czar,” died April 4 from cancer, media reports say. He was 77.
Later this month, retiring retailers Sharon and Jerry Kroese will sell Weigels Jewelry in Beatrice, Neb., to two longtime customers.