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Signet Kay
Signet Sales Jump as Holidays Start Early
Signet Jewelers saw its first quarterly sales increase in two years as innovations helped the company capitalize on a release of pent-up demand and early holiday shopping.Revenue rose 9.5% year on year to $1.3 billion for the...
Retail Dec 03, 2020 Joshua Freedman
Rough diamonds TAGS
Rough Demand Strong at Trans Atlantic Tender
Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) sold “almost 100%” of the goods on offer at a rough tender in Dubai earlier this month as buyers showed optimism ahead of the holidays, the company reported.The group, which sells diamonds...
Rough Markets Nov 29, 2020 Rapaport News
De Beers Industry Services grading Surat
India Rushes to Meet US Holiday Demand
Indian diamond manufacturers are planning a curtailed Diwali break as they scramble to fulfill US holiday orders amid a shortage of polished.Factories will shut for five to 12 days instead of the usual two to three weeks, aiming to offset months...
Manufacturing Oct 22, 2020 Joshua Freedman
Podcast
Podcast: What’s in Store for the Holidays
With the holiday season well under way, the Rapaport Diamond Podcast debates different trends taking shape in the retail space. The discussion spans personalization, omnichannel, effective storytelling, being more open-minded, and...
Retail Dec 12, 2019 Rapaport News
HK show Sept 2019
Hong Kong Show Reflects Slow Chinese Demand
The timing of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & GemFair was unfortunate, coming amid a wave of anti-government demonstrations inthe city. But for many participants, the political tensions were masking thebigger issue: Chinese...
Polished Markets Sep 24, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Jewelry shopping.
Jewelers Upbeat About January Sales
Whoever considered the holiday season over might need tothink again: Many jewelers are seeing just as much business during January asthey witnessed during the Christmas period, if discussions on a popularsocial-media forum are anything...
Retail Jan 09, 2019 Rapaport News
India Jewelry Consumer
De Beers to Start Generic Marketing in India
De Beers and the Gem & Jewellery Export PromotionCouncil (GJEPC) unveiled a generic marketingcampaign to promote diamonds and diamond jewelry in India.The program will launch October 10 ahead of the key holidayselling season, targeting women from...
Marketing Oct 05, 2016 Rapaport News
Xmas Cracker
Luxury Diamond Christmas Crackers Top $370,000
Christmas revelers will be able to celebrate the holiday this year with a new kind of Christmas cracker – containing diamonds and costing as much as $371,315 (GBP 247,000).Six white diamonds selected by U.K. jeweler Tresor Paris,each with...
Retail Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
NRF - Black Friday
Black Friday to be Top U.S. Shopping Day in 2015: Research
Black Friday is expected to be the busiest shopping day of the year by both customer visits and sales dollars, according to research by retail analytics provider ShopperTrak.November 27, the day afterThanksgiving Day this year in the U.S.,...
Retail Oct 27, 2015 Rapaport News
Jewelry
U.S. December Jewelry & Watch Sales -2%
U.S. jewelry and watch sales across all channels closed out the year with disappointing results in December as sales fell 1.6 percent year on year to $15.245 billion, according to preliminary data. Furthermore, the government...
Financial-Legal Feb 02, 2015 Jeff Miller
Harry Winston Store
U.S. Jewelry Store Sales -7% in November
U.S. specialty jewelry store sales fell 7.1 percent year on year to $2.734 billion in November -- the latest sign that jewelers in the U.S. have been facing economic headwinds. Furthermore, the sales figures from...
Research Jan 14, 2015 Jeff Miller
tiffany store
Tiffany & Co.'s Christmas Season Sales -1%
Tiffany & Co. reported that revenue fell 1 percent year on year to $1.02 billion for two-month Christmas season that ended on December 31. Comparable-store sales were flat.Michael J. Kowalski, the chairman and CEO, said,...
Financial-Legal Jan 12, 2015 Jeff Miller
Computer Laptop E-Commerce ecommerce e commerce cr
U.S. Online Christmas Retail Sales +15% to $53B
U.S. online retail sales for the Christmas season, from November 1 to December 31, rose 15 percent year on year to $53.3 billion, according to comScore Inc. Cyber Monday, December 1, ranked as the heaviest online spending day...
Research Jan 07, 2015 Jeff Miller
jcpenney
JCPenney's Same-Store Sales +4% for Christmas Season
J. C. Penney Company Inc. reported that same-store sales improved 3.7 percent year on year for the nine-week Christmas season, which included November and December. JCPenney reported same-store sales growth of 3.1 percent for...
Financial-Legal Jan 06, 2015 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Online Christmas Season Retail Sales +15% to $48B
U.S. Christmas-season ecommerce spending rose 15 percent to $48.3 billion from November 1 through December 21, according to comScore Inc. The most recent week (December 15 to 21) posted a strong 18 percent rate of growth, representing $5.8 billion...
Retail Dec 23, 2014 Jeff Miller
frost
De Beers Jewellers Debuts New Frost Collection
De Beers, The Jeweller of Light, debuted its new pieces in the Frost collection in time for Christmas gifting. The collection was inspired by the play of light on ice formations, whereas Frost pieces appear to capture "a moment...
Marketing Dec 19, 2014 Jeff Miller
NRF - Black Friday
NRF: 17% of Christmas Shoppers Purchased Jewelry or Precious Metal Item
Slightly more than 9 percent of U.S. consumers who purchase gifts for the Christmas festival have completed their shopping, according to an updated survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics for the National Retail Federation...
Marketing Dec 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
fashion island
December Jewelry & Accessories Gift Spending to Increase Slightly
With a little more than one week before Christmas gifts are open in the U.S., at least in the traditional sense, IBISWorld anticipates that season-specific gift spending will increase 1.8 percent year on year to $54.79...
Marketing Dec 16, 2014 Jeff Miller
AGS
AGS Provides Consumer Tips for Christmas Diamond Purchases
Press Release: The American Gem Society (AGS), a non-profit dedicated to consumer protection and the ongoing education of jewelers, is providing tips for consumers to keep in mind before hitting the stores to make significant diamond and...
Retail Dec 15, 2014 AGS
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U.S. Online Christmas Season Sales +15% to $36B
Online U.S. consumer spending rose 15 percent year on year to $35.499 billion for the November 1 to December 8 time period, according to comScore Inc. Green Monday, which fell on December 8 -- one week after Cyber Monday -- recorded...
Research Dec 10, 2014 Jeff Miller
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