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%|