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Retail Sales Rise at Berkshire Hathaway
Revenue from the retail division of Warren Buffett’sBerkshire Hathaway increased 2.5% to $4.03 billion in the second quarter, thecompany reported Saturday. The improvement in the division, which includes jewelrychains Borsheims, Helzberg Diamonds and Ben...
Retail Aug 05, 2019 Rapaport News
Ben Bridge
Buffett-Owned Ben Bridge Names New CEO
Lisa Bridge will succeed her father Ed Bridge as CEO of BenBridge Jeweler, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. Lisa Bridge became the retailer’s first female president andchief operating officer last year. Since then,...
Retail Nov 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Berkshire Hathaway Sees Retail Jump
Revenue from the retail division of Warren Buffett’sBerkshire Hathaway increased 5% to $3.93 billion in the second quarter, thecompany reported Saturday. The improvement in the division, which includes jewelrychains Borsheims, Helzberg Diamonds and Ben Bridge...
Retail Aug 05, 2018 Rapaport News
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Retail Sales Rise at Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway
Revenue from the retail division of Warren Buffett’sBerkshire Hathaway increased 5% to $3.64 billion in the first quarter, thecompany reported Saturday. The improvement in the segment, which includes jewelrychains Borsheims, Helzberg Diamonds and Ben Bridge...
Retail May 07, 2018 Rapaport News
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Buffett’s Ben Bridge Names First Female Boss
Ben Bridge Jeweler has appointed Lisa Bridge as its firstfemale president amid a shake-up of senior positions at the family-runretailer.Bridge (pictured), previously vice president of education andcreator of the Lisa Bridge Collection, also took on the role...
Retail Nov 08, 2017 Rapaport News
Borsheims
Berkshire Hathaway’s Retail Revenue Jumps in 2015
Berkshire Hathaway reported retail revenue increased byabout $8.8 billion in 2015 on the back of acquisitions of the Van TuylGroup (now Berkshire Hathaway Automotive) and Detlev Louis Motorrad. The two businessestogether contributed $8.3 billion...
Retail Feb 28, 2016 Rapaport News
Helzberg
Berkshire Hathaway's 2010 Retail Sales +2%
Berkshire Hathaway reported that revenues from its retail operations rose 2 percent year on year to $2.9 billion in 2010. The group’s retail division includes three jewelry businesses – Borsheims, Helzberg Diamonds and Ben Bridge...
Retail Feb 27, 2011 Avi Krawitz
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Berkshire Hathaway's 3Q Retail Sales +2%
Berkshire Hathaway’s retail segment saw revenues increase 2 percent to $652 million in the third quarter ending September 30, 2010. Pre-tax earnings rose 36 percent for the period, the company reported without giving the...
Retail Nov 07, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Retail Bulletin
Consumer Confidence UpThe Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased to 63.3 in May 2010 from 57.7 in April, its third consecutive monthly gain. Lynn Franco, the director of the Conference Board Consumer Research Center, commented that the Index “appears to be gaining some traction.” Consumers saying...
Retail Jun 01, 2010 Rapaport
Rapaport TradeWire May 14, 2010
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Mining May 13, 2010 Rapaport
Jewelry Sales Boost Berkshire Hathaway Retail Unit
Berkshire Hathaway’s retail segment saw its revenues rise 3 percent to $675 million in the first quarter of 2010. The company, run by Warren Buffet, noted that the increase was primarily attributable to its jewelry businesses.The retail unit consists of four home furnishing businesses, See’s Candies and...
Retail May 10, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Runci Responds to Zimbabwe's New KP Violations
Jewelers of America (JA) has learned that Zimbabwe apparently violated the Kimberley Process' joint work plan, which was instituted in November in order to address the country's noncompliance. The plan suspended diamond exports from the Marange until a Kimberley Process (KP) monitor could certify that...
Financial-Legal May 07, 2010 Jeff Miller
Retail Bulletin
The consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry in the U.S. was flat in February 2010 compared with one year ago, according to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The February reading of 155.533 points was 0.074 points lower than in 2009, representing the first...
Retail Apr 01, 2010 Rapaport
ALROSA Pledges $300 Million in Rough to Israel
ALROSA agreed to supply $300 million worth of rough diamonds per year to Israel’s manufacturing sector, according to Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor. Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, the minister of this department, requested a direct supply of rough to Ramat Gan during a business delegation held in Russia. Representatives of the government-owned...
Mining Apr 01, 2010 Rapaport
Rapaport TradeWire Mar. 5, 2010
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Research Mar 04, 2010 Rapaport
Berkshire Hathaway's Jewelry Revenue -12% in '09
Berkshire Hathaway’s jewelry retail division, comprised of Borsheim's Jewelry, Helzberg Diamonds and Ben Bridge Jeweler, saw its revenue decline by 12 percent in 2009, the investment group reported, and posted a pre-tax loss for the year. The company's total retail revenue fell 8 percent to $2.87 billion, while its...
Retail Mar 03, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Jewelry Industry Raises $111K for Haiti
Press Release, Jewelers of America, January 28, 2010:  This past week, following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Jewelers of America (JA) and Jewelers for Children (JFC) urged members of the jewelry trade to join them in donating funds to support Haiti relief efforts. The associations pledged to match contributions...
Retail Jan 28, 2010 Jewelers of America
JIC Gives Madeleine Albright GEM Award for Style
The Jewelry Information Center (JIC) held its eighth annual GEM Awards gala on January 8, 2010 and honored former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine K. Albright with the GEM Award for Style. Martin Gatins, GEM Awards' chair, said of the award, “Jewelry is one of the strongest...
Retail Jan 11, 2010 Jeff Miller
Jewelry Information Center to Present GEM Awards
Press Release: Jewelry Information Center’s (JIC) GEM Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of individuals and companies whose work raises the visibility and status of fine jewelry and watches. At the next gala on January 8, 2010, in a perfect and complementary setting, National Jeweler’s Retailer Hall of Fame...
Retail Oct 02, 2009 Press Release
Jewelers of America Elects Burman as Chair
Press Release: Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, has elected Terry Burman, group chief executive officer (CEO) of Signet Jewelers Limited and chairman of Sterling Jewelers Inc., as its new chairman of the board. He succeeds...
Retail Oct 01, 2009 Press Release
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