The recent Jewelers of America show in New York definitely seemed less crowded than usual. With the exception of some of the high-end shows, I don’t think there has been a really good trade show all year …
Anyway, here’s the news ….
Tiffany sells Little Switzerland to NXP at a loss.
De Beers to settle class action in October. Will they be here in November?
LID wants more time for reorganization.
- CBS/Christian Science Monitor has decent conflict diamond article with silly sub-head.
- NPR’s Marketplace on traded in engagement rings.
No strike at De Beers South African mines.
Barclays-ABN AMRO deal hits snag.
Leviev buys back shares in his company.
Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the diamond industry, Miss Paris Hilton! Oh happy day …
From the blog: On the Internet and sales tax.
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