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Here now the news …
Whitehall purchases 78 Friedman’s stores.
JSA: Jewelry crime down.
De Beers settlement looks approved.
– Chaim’s thoughts.
Esmerian goes Chapter 11, auction halted.
– Otherwise, Christie’s sale “remarkable.”
– Stock woes at Sotheby’s.
Hedge funders spend money on jewelry.
– But only 2% of moms want diamonds for Mom’s Day. (Maybe they’re just being nice. You know moms.)
Gassman: Customer service “trumps everything.”
– Some “bucking the tide.”
– NY Times on retail bankruptcies. (mentions Zale, Fortunoff)
DMIA, GIA discuss bribery scandal.
Gem Diamonds halts mining over environmental concerns.
Namibia mine profits fall.
– De Beers finalizes Nambia marine talks.
Another “ex” jewelry site. I hereby dub it a trend.
Huffington Post spotlights “lure of the engagement ring.”
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Have a good weekend … and happy Passover to all who celebrate …