Pandora readies IPO.
Goofus: Zale owes
Citibank yet more
same store sales
call. Nothing too interesting (that I heard.)
Tiffany sales up 9%.
– Tiffany goes
De Beers sues Kohl’s,
others over Everlon.
– From December 2009: “The
industry goes knots.”
I am hoping to have more to say on this next week.
Still Screwed Up.
– Government makes $30
– Are Zanu headliners controlling
– Zimbabwe opposition party objects
– How will proceeds
– Raising “air
– There is amazingly little to this
story in the Indian press which portrays the Rapnet decision to ban Marange
stones as a reaction to the new Indian sourcing collaborative. That is silly,
but it’s interesting someone thought to float it.
IIJS fashion show “a hit.”
– WJA India launches.
Former Speidel execs found
Michael Hill’s family wants to increase
Gem Diamonds interested
in De Beers mines.
Key Botswana diamond negotiator resigns.
– Opposition calls
for “transparent” negotiations.
Botswana says industry’s “bounced
– Sierra Leone diamond exports up
47th Street dealers should monitor bank
New fair trade jewelry company launched.
New GIA Symposium dates.
This isn’t something I usually do, but I’m giving it a shot.
formerly of Tache and M. Fabrikant, called recently to say that he is looking
for employment opportunities. So, if you think you can help, his linkedin
profile is here.
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