Sept. 25 Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

For all who celebrate, here’s hoping for a happy and healthy new year.

This week in Diamond Shavings: Pandora’s stock is not doing rotten in Denmark. A scandal hits Alaska’s Pebble Mine. And the secret Seinfeld jewelry safe. All below.

 

Tiffany, LVMH butt heads at first court hearing

– The two sides say they don’t want to talk

– LVMH will be watching Tiffany—closely (subscription required)

– French foreign minister calls LVMH a liar

– Battle’s greatest zingers (subscription required)

– Tiffany/LVMH’s breakup playlist

– Tiffany aims for 100% traceability

 

Pandora has best-performing stock in Denmark

 

More thefts committed by people wearing masks

 

Watches of Switzerland acquires Analog Shift, vintage e-tailer

 

Jewelry resale market booms as divorces soar

 

The RealReal faces shareholder suit over authentication procedures

 

The Guardian: Fashion rental is still hot

 

Chinese luxury spend to jump 30% this year

 

COVID-19 driving the industry to digital

 

Luxury sales expert Kathleen Cutler’s top tips for holiday

 

Los Angeles Business Journal: Local jewelers hanging in

 

Fink’s Jewelers acquires Rone Regency in Chattanooga

 

Retailers paying rent, but still fighting with landlords

 

Small businesses turning increasingly pessimistic

 

Saks CEO lays out plan to save department stores

 

Neiman Marcus plans “substantial” store layoffs

– How the retailer is plotting a comeback

 

Diamond miner Dominion is selling diamonds again

 

Diamond price list hopes to be industry-wide resource

 

Surat tries to lure Mumbai businessmen

 

Miami Jewelry District building getting makeover

 

Can COVID-19 spread on jewelry?

 

How the FinCEN leaks might affect the jewelry industry

– U.S. Treasury abandoned case against Dubai gold company

 

Alrosa appoints new head of Belgium office

 

Bonhams promotes Roskind to head of jewelry, Hong Kong

 

Pebble Mine’s CEO resigns after boasting of connections to GOP officials

 

Lawmakers call Amazon warehouse unsafe after surprise visit

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s collars spoke volumes

– How she used jewelry

 

Jared to livestream show about jewelry

 

Kendra Scott to guest-star on Shark Tank

 

Kyle Richards saw stolen jewelry on Diane Keaton’s Instagram page

 

Celebrities with ridiculously expensive engagement rings

 

Megan Thee Stallion flashes rings with words we don’t say on JCK

 

Seinfeld has safe for Elaine Benes’ jewelry

 

Back-to-school jewelry reads

 

Guy finds 9 ct. diamond at Arkansas park 

 

Media Watch

The Wall Street Journal wonders if natural diamond engagement rings are on the “way out”

 

From the Blog

How the FinCEN Leaks May Affect the Jewelry Business


From the Podcast

The Jewelry District, Episode 27: Art Deco, Department Stores, And Virtual Styling

 

Have a safe and healthy weekend and new year.

 

 

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