A roundup of JCK’s top stories from the past week.
Overall, jewelers reported mixed results on Black Friday—but remain optimistic for the upcoming holiday.
The number of recent acquisitions points to a pretty stark fact: This industry is getting smaller.
Two longtime top David Yurman executives, chief operating officer David Minster and chief financial officer Scott Vogel, have left the company.
An ultra-rare 3.15 ct. red diamond will highlight Christie’s upcoming Magnificent Jewels Auction, which will be held in New York City on Dec. 7.
The company behind Time Life music and DVDs hopes to revive Cash4Gold, the gold-buying site once famed for its ubiquitous commercials.
Matt Lauzon, the Boston entrepreneur who founded jewelry e-tailer Gemvara while in his 20s, has stepped down as CEO.
On Nov. 26, basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal surprised holiday shoppers at Zales’ flagship Fifth Avenue location in New York City by working behind the counter.
Yet another big retailer is now getting more of its diamonds straight from the source.
Renowned colored gemstone dealer and jewelry manufacturer Richard Krementz Jr. died of cancer on Nov. 21 at age 86.
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Tiffany & Co.’s sales climbed during its third quarter, but profits for the period fell a steep 30 percent.
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