Wishing everyone a happy new year …
A Merry Christmas!
– Spending Pulse says sales up
– Jewelers upbeat.
– So are industry
– Jewelry websites doing
NY Times: Sales return to
More shoppers using
Gassman/Idex: Jewelry price inflation increases.
Jewelry retail stocks show
– Zale shares rise
ten days in a row.
– Investors suddenly love
Alrosa fires Sergey Oulin. Wow.
Is Zimbabwe running out
– KP chair makes one last attempt at consensus.
NGOs: Diamond money enriching
Israel dealer expelled for violating KP.
– Caught smuggling.
Will Ivory Coast problems lead
to more blood diamonds?
Lazare Kaplan wins round in PhotoScribe suit.
Michael Hill’s family moves to increase control of retailer.
47th Street Gem Tower begins
– New York Observer: It’s “risky.”
Surat diamond workers plan documentary on
their plight. Worth paying attention to.
Theft at Manhattan
Alorsa to develop
three new deposits.
Robbed U.K. diamond dealers refused
Man shoots Mumbai
CMKM Diamonds balance sheets analyzed, found
Fred Meyer launches
Pandora concept stores in
Groupon files for equity
A cute way to end the year: A kind of silly, but not-bad
One of Those Exciting
Just for fun, here are my top five blog posts, as measured
by visitor traffic, of the last six months (since June, when we started
Miami Herald on improving jewelry sales. I’m always happy for a chance to belabor the obvious.
Have a fantastic new year!
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