5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Aug. 4



De Beers is trimming its U.S. retail stores, Tiffany may venture beyond the blue box, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week: 

– Two leading Australian diamond companies close. 

– Zimbabwe still has diamonds, minister says. Planned mine merger faces legal hurdles.

– Israeli network spent years smuggling diamonds. 

Media Watch: Reuters on synthetic diamonds. Florida TV reporter gets engagement ring. The Wall Street Journal on buying jewelry online. 

– Tiffany may explore options beyond the blue box.  De Beers down to four U.S. stores.

JCK News Director