So, for any newcomers, I do this every Friday at about 2:30 or so … It’s a summary of the most interesting/newsworthy things on the web this week …
And here’s the news …
Interview with Zale CEO.
Blue Nile CEO: Growth “difficult.”
More luxury retailers opening outlets.
Google: Fewer luxury queries.
Sterling sued for sex discrimination.
Tiffany sale rumors resurface.
ABN Amro Diamond and Jewelry division – sold again?
Residents protest Colorado diamond mine.
478 carat diamond unearthed.
South Africa to own mines?
– Abbey Chikane leaves State Diamond Trader.
DTC sight report.
– Chaim on Venezuela and Kimberley.
Lebanese diamond smugglers caught.
Botswana government rejects De Beers license.
– Legal dispute ends.
Alleged sticky-fingered diamond cutter talks.
Antwerp diamantaires sue for social benefits.
Jewelry at the emmys.
Elton John pin doesn’t sell. Don’t go breaking his heart!
Bloomberg interviews Jonathan Oppenhimer.
Reuters interviews Rapaport.
The Independent on “what makes diamonds valuable.” Some weird (a.k.a. wrong) “facts” in there.
Prague Post: Diamonds in Czechoslovakia.
The Arizona Republic: Something about volcanos and diamonds.
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Have a great weekend …