A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.
Louis Fortunoff, a former executive of his family’s storied retail chain, died of cancer on Oct. 20 at age 47, according to an obituary in Newsday.
Some Macy’s jewelry stamped “fine gold” actually contains gold-plated silver, according to a new lawsuit filed Oct. 10 in Massachusetts federal court.
On Oct. 16, U.S. and Paraguayan authorities seized $34 million in counterfeit goods, including replicas of leading watch brands like Patek Philippe, Tissot, TAG Heuer, Bulgari, and Hublot.
Coming to your store someday…red gold? Blue silver?
Signet Jewelers has acquired Ultra Stores for approximately $57 million as part of a planned expansion into the outlet business.
From the sunny Lemon Zest and cool to the soothing tones of Dusk Blue and Grayed Jade and beyond, we’ve scoured Marketplace for the best jewelry matches for each hue.
The results of the U.S. election are not likely to affect the Kimberley Process, the certification scheme’s current chair, ambassador Gillian Milovanovic, told a State Department–sponsored webchat on Oct. 25.
Over the last two weeks, I’ve had more than a dozen market appointments with jewelry designers all over New York City. Here’s a snapshot of the jewelry and window displays I saw.
When we talk about schemes like the recently released Diamond Source Protocol, the American industry often says it’s responding to the shadow of new government action regarding diamonds. So let’s look at whether that’s really possible.
Cynthia Carroll, the CEO of Anglo American and the recently appointed chair of De Beers, will resign from both companies, Anglo announced.