10 Things Rocking the Industry



1. StockSoon you may be able to do more than have Pandora in stock—you could have stock in Pandora. The Danish jewelry maker is planning to go public with an initial public offering, Bloomberg and Reuters reported. The company, the biggest name in the industry “bead craze,” certainly seems to have a healthy balance sheet: For the first six months of the year, it saw a 105 percent increase in sales and a 41 percent jump in operating profit, Reuters said. Yet, as one skeptical banker told the news agency: “No one knows how long there will be demand for their big-selling charms.” A Pandora rep declined comment.2. CrimeJewelers’ Security Alliance is teaming up with eBay to share information about “fenced” ­jewelry on the auction site. The new collaboration will use technology, including JSA’s e-mail list and its stolenjewelry.org site, to assist the FBI and other law enfor
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