A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.
Hundreds of websites that allegedly sell counterfeit watches are set to be taken down in the next week, the result of a whopping $100 million default judgment won by a group of Richemont brands on Jan. 4.
Erica Courtney has hired former American Gem Trade Association marketing manager Adam Graham as CEO, effective Jan. 21.
Hearts On Fire announced changes to its executive and management team in order to meet the company’s growth plans for 2013.
There are many machines that assess color and clarity like those being used at the Forevermark grading lab in Antwerp, but De Beers/Forevermark seems to have taken the technology to a new level.
Check out some of the best bling worn by Sex and the City‘s fictional fashion icon Carrie Bradshaw.
Ten-year-old student Laura Shontz, with help from her mother, Priscilla, launched Color Pop Jewelry in the summer of 2012.
The owner of 10-store jewelry and accessory chain Afaze, as well as clothing retailers Mandee and Annie Sez, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Jan. 6, citing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
Jewelers will never agree, but Careercast.com, a job-hunting site, has ranked being a jeweler as the fourth “least stressful career of 2013.”
Zale Corp. announced its comp sales increased 2.3 percent for the holiday period, which it defines as November and December.
Follow JCK on Instagram: @jckmagazine
Be sure to check out these five jewelers’ Twitter feeds for good examples on how to tweet your store’s message the right way.
Follow JCK on Twitter: @jckmagazine
Follow JCK on Facebook: @jckmagazine