A roundup of JCK’s top stories from the past week.
Almost immediately after first lady Michelle Obama finished her speech at the Sept. 4 Democratic National Convention, inquiring minds wanted to know—what was she wearing?
The first De Beers class action checks have been received, and from what I hear, industry folk are surprisingly happy with them.
On Aug. 30, a man charged with selling more than $500,000 in fake gold jewelry to buyers of scrap metal was sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to 15 counts of fraud.
Ultra Stores, which ran the jewelry departments for Filene’s Basement, says the liquidating retailer now owes it $6.3 million in lost profits—but Filene’s attorneys disagree.
Yancy Weinrich has been promoted to the top post at JCK Events, and three other team members have received promotions as well.
The well-known bridal couturier designs a bridal jewelry line just for the online merchant, but retailers can make the idea their own by partnering with more accessible names
On Sept. 5, a New York federal judge dismissed Lazare Kaplan’s widely-watched $500 million suit against Antwerp Diamond Bank, ruling the case would be better tried in Belgium.
FNO took place nationwide this week, and merchants everywhere were planning their own unique fetes.
Leonard Luria, former chairman and CEO of the L. Luria and Son chain, died Sept. 3 at age 89.
Auction house veteran Simon Teakle opens a highly curated jewelry store in Greenwich, Conn.