This week … Will enlisting the head of Apple stores enhance
J.C. Penney’s “cool factor”? And is this the first time the phrases “J.C.
Penney” and “cool factor” have appeared in the same sentence? … A bank predicts
gold may hit $5,000 an ounce. Now all that’s needed: Somebody who’ll pay it… And
the Kimberley Process will meet in the Congo next week, in a battle that could
rival the “Thrilla in Manila.” Maybe the “Mishegas-a in Kinshasa”? … All below
Retail sales fall for first time in
J.C. Penney hires Apple exec as
Bank: Gold price will
Prices at DTC sight rise
– “Enjoy the good
$42 million at Christie’s.
De Beers, Botswana to sign
10-year marketing contract. Botswana to get ten percent “window.” Four new
– Long-time De Beers exec quits.
All eyes on next week’s Kimberley
-Mozambique prepares to
join the fun.
– Mugabe vows
– WFDB: KP
SoS Clinton not happy about
Zimbabwe/Chinese diamond deal.
– Russia explores mining in
– Zim to float $32 million
South Africa’s State Diamond Trader “has
– Local manufacturers win
World Gold Council outlines
“conflict gold” standard.
Rockwell Diamonds reports
DGSE to acquire
BJ’s Wholesale receives
Breeden still reducing
– Seeking Alpha: “Don’t believe bad news about
Blue Nile tops list
of Internet retailers.
– The Seattle Times profiles CEO
– Company signs
The Knot changes
name, stock exchange.
Jewelry, watch brands lack strong
Battery legislation could
hurt watch business.
Eight arrested in jewelry
ABN Amro may open in
Harry Winston opening
Mandela pal cleared over
– Challenges Naomi
Campbell claims. Zzzzz…
Are luxury pacifiers too
much? Um, yeah …
Jay Leno lights Kim Kardashian’s engagement ring on fire.
on David Yurman engagement rings.
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