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To Speak Out, or Not to Speak Out?
The killing of George Floyd at the hands of police in May and the subsequent protests split US society in a way that few other events have. While companies in all sectors have increasingly engaged in corporate activism in recent...
Retail Aug 11, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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Hamilton Jewelers Mourns Martin Siegel
Martin Siegel, the chairman of Hamilton Jewelers who wasinstrumental in growing the US retailer’s brand, died on December 17, thecompany announced. He was 86. Born in New Jersey, Siegel joined his father’sfine-jewelry business on leaving the army...
Retail Dec 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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Signet Cuts Forecast as Hurricanes Hurt Sales
Signet Jewelers’ sales fell in the third fiscal quarter dueto hurricanes in the US and disruptions related to changes in the retailer’scredit services.Group sales slipped 2.5% and same-store sales — at outletsopen for at least a year — dropped 5% in the...
Retail Nov 21, 2017 Rapaport News
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Birks Holiday Sales Defy U.S. Jewelry Dip
Birks Group reported comparable-store sales grew 11 percent in a record holiday season for the retailer as the average spend per shopper rose and agreater proportion of store visits translated into purchases.Comparable-store sales jumped 16 percent...
Retail Jan 15, 2017 Rapaport News
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Florida Couple’s 10Ct. Pink Diamond Appreciates up to 500% in Under a Decade
Christie’s will auction for $8 million to $12 million a pink diamond ring that has appreciated up to 500 percent in less than a decade since being bought by a South Florida man for his wife.The 10.07-carat, cushion modifiedbrilliant-cut,...
Retail Mar 28, 2016 Rapaport News
Levinson Sponsors Young at Art Museum Event
Levinson Jewelers sponsored the Young At Art Museum’s fourth annual gala “ROCK the House with YAA!” and donated a 2.18-carat diamond bow necklace set in white gold, which retails for $12,000, and seven...
Marketing May 06, 2015 Jeff Miller
Weston Jewelers Adds Bulgari, Montblanc Brand Boutiques
Weston Jewelers of South Florida added two new luxury brand boutiques -- Bulgari and Montblanc -- to its showroom. Bulgari is now showcased in an expanded, dedicated area of the jewelry store. Montblanc resides in a newly enhanced space that...
Marketing Mar 06, 2015 Jeff Miller
Tampa Police Seek Suspects in Mayors Robbery
Police in Tampa, Florida continue to search for several suspects in a smash-and-grab robbery that took place earlier this week at Mayors jewelers at the upscale International Plaza shopping mall. At approximately 4:01 p.m. on December 30, the...
Financial-Legal Jan 02, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Weston Jewelers Adds Michael M., RED8USA to Offerings
Fort Lauderdale's Weston Jewelers added two new brands to its offerings at the Weston Town Center location: bridal line Michael M. and watch line RED8USA. The Michael M. brand offers shoppers a uniquely modern and...
Marketing Jul 31, 2014 Nirali Sheth
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Birks Group Records $6M Loss, Plans Corporate Consolidation
The Birks Group reported that revenue fell 4 percent year on year to $281.2 million for the fiscal year that ended on March 29. However, same-store sales rose 4 percent. Cost of sales were flat at $166.5...
Financial-Legal Jul 29, 2014 Jeff Miller
Levinson Jewelers Names Lauren Tannehill as Brand Ambassador
Levinson Jewelers named Lauren Tannehill, a model and the wife of Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, as its brand ambassador. Beginning in June, Tannehill will be featured in a variety of the retailer's advertising campaigns, wearing various pieces...
Marketing May 13, 2014 Jeff Miller
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CIRCA Opens Office in Boca Raton
CIRCA opened a private office in Boca Raton, Florida, located at Mizner Park, 433 Plaza Real, to serve as a partner location to the brand's Palm Beach office and to accommodate strong demand for jewelry buying in the region....
Marketing Feb 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Miami Heat Selects Mayors as Official Team Jeweler
The Miami Heat pro basketball team designated Mayors as its official jeweler. Mayors and the Heat are also launching a "Shoot for Happily Ever After With Mayors and Miami Heat" contest that...
Marketing Dec 05, 2013 Jeff Miller
Florida Convicts Jewel Thief, Eight Others Await Trial
Yenier Cardentey of Miami, Florida was convicted on charges of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, burglary to a structure with excess of $1,000 damage, and grand theft over $100,000 related to a string of jewelry store robberies in the U.S. He is facing...
Financial-Legal Jun 10, 2013 Jeff Miller
Saks to Close WestShore Plaza Location in Tampa
Saks Incorporated plans to close its Saks Fifth Avenue store in the WestShore Plaza in Tampa, Florida on May 4. This location has been operated by Saks since 1998. During the past seven months, the department...
Retail Apr 23, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Forevermark Hosts 'Shape the Future' Partner Forum
Press Release: Forevermark, the diamond brand inscribed with a promise of beauty, rarity and responsible sourcing, hosted its second annual Forevermark partner forum at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida this week....
Marketing Mar 21, 2013 Forevermark
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Crossworks, A. Link Offer Exclusive Collection to Forevermark Jewelers
Crossworks Manufacturing Ltd., a member of the HRA Group of Companies, and A. Link partnered to create a new Hearts & Arrows Ideal Cushion collection that will be available exclusively to Forevermark authorized retailers in the U.S. Crossworks Manufacturing...
Manufacturing Mar 12, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Levinson Jewelers Launches its Online Store
Independent retailer Levinson Jewelers launched its online store, www.levinsonjewelers.com, which showcases and sells its fine jewelry collections, timepieces and designer lines that can be found at the company's flagship store on Las Olas...
Retail May 02, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Forevermark Hosts U.S. Partner Forum
Press Release: Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers group of companies, hosted its first annual Forevermark Partner Forum at the Boca Raton Resort and Beach Club this week. The Forum introduced...
Marketing Mar 22, 2012 Forevermark
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Mayors Names Irma Martinez as its Style Expert
Mayors Jewelers signed-on Irma Martinez as its new style expert. Martinez, pictured, will act as spokesperson and fashion reference for Mayors Jewelers in Florida, providing advice on selecting the right pieces of jewelry and building...
Marketing Oct 04, 2011 Jeff Miller
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