Top Ten U.S. Jewelry & Watch Markets

Jewelry research just completed by Claritas Inc. for The JCK Research & Stock Art Store, is available online. Results include U.S. jewelry and watch sales and repair figures for 2002 and projections for 2007.

Figures currently available include national, regional, and individual Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) data. For each location, the following data are provided: 2002 jewelry sales; 2007 projected jewelry sales; 2002 watch sales; 2007 projected watch sales; 2002 jewelry and watch repairs; and 2007 projected jewelry and watch repairs.

The new reports are available online in The JCK Research & Stock Art Store at http://store.yahoo.com/jckresearch/index.html. The store also is accessible through the link on the JCK home page at www.jckgroup.com.

The Top Ten U.S. Jewelry & Watch Markets*

Location 2002 Jewelry & Watch Sales Projected 2007 Jewelry & Watch Sales Projected 5-year change
Source: Claritas Inc. 2003 analysis of The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditure Survey data, exclusively for the JCK Research & Stock Art Store.
* Includes fine and costume jewelry purchases.
Nationwide $52.1 billion $61.8 billion 18.6%
New York, NY $2.3 billion $2.5 billion 9%
Chicago, IL $2.0 billion $2.5 billion 25%
Los Angeles, CA $1.8 billion $1.9 billion 6%
Boston et al. $1.6 billion $1.9 billion 19%
Washington, D.C.-MD-VA-WV $1.5 billion $1.9 billion 27%
Philadelphia, PA-NJ $1.1 billion $1.3 billion 18%
Atlanta, GA $979 million $1.3 billion 33%
Detroit, MI $970 million $1.1 billion 13%
Houston, TX $922 million $1.2 billion 30%
Dallas, TX $869 million $1.2 billion 38%