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US Retail Sales Up in July, Says NRF
US retail sales increased in July, as consumers continued tospend despite fears over the escalating trade war. Total purchases — excluding automobiles, gasoline andrestaurants — rose 0.4% over June sales and 4.9% year on year, accordingto...
Retail Aug 19, 2018 Rapaport News
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Lack of Large Stones Hits Mountain Province Sales
Mountain Province’s sales dropped at its July tender,as a lack of large and fancy stones led to a lower average price. The miner sold 334,751 carats of diamonds from its GahchoKué mine for $22.2 million, at an average...
Mining Aug 16, 2018 Rapaport News
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Swiss Watch Exports Continue to Fall
Swiss watch exports slumped in July as orders from Hong Kongextended a decline and shipments of high-end timepieces continued to falter.Total watch exports dropped 14 percent to $1.71 billion (CHF1.64 billion) with wrist-watch exports falling 14.5 percent...
Watches Aug 23, 2016 Rapaport News
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U.S. Jewelry & Watch Sales +4% to $6B in July
U.S. jewelry and watch sales rose 4.3 percent year on year in July, according to preliminary government calculations, representing the strongest monthly gain so far this year. Earlier this month, and beginning with June's...
Research Aug 29, 2014 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Jewelry Store Sales +3% to $2B
U.S. jewelry store sales increased 3 percent year on year to $2.391 billion in June, according to government calculations. As reported earlier this month on Rapaport News, U.S. jewelry and watch sales from all retail channels rose...
Research Aug 13, 2014 Jeff Miller
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De Beers July Sight Estimated at $775M
The De Beers July sight closed with an estimated value of $775 million. De Beers reportedly raised prices slightly on most goods by 1 percent to 2 percent with sharper hikes in the prices of smaller and lower-quality diamonds. Sightholders noted...
Rough Markets Jul 23, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
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U.S. Jewelry Price Inflation +4% in July
The U.S. consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry posted its largest increase in 16 months, rising 4.3 percent year on year to 180.9 points in July. However, for the first seven months of 2013, the jewelry...
Research Aug 15, 2013 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Daily Consumer Spending Holds at $73
In Gallup's monthly survey of U.S. consumer spending, shoppers reported that their average daily spending was $73 in July 2012, down just $1 from the average recorded a year ago. Gallup noted that while short-term...
Retail Aug 03, 2012 Jeff Miller
U.S. Chain-Store Sales +3%
U.S. weekly chain-store sales rose 2.6 percent year on year for the week that ended on July 14, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Goldman Sachs. However, on a week-to-week basis, comparable-store...
Retail Jul 17, 2012 Jeff Miller
U.S. Chain-Store Sales +3%
U.S. chain-store sales rose 3 percent year on year for the week that ended on July 7, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Goldman Sachs. On a week-to-week basis, comparable-store sales rose 2 percent in large...
Retail Jul 10, 2012 Jeff Miller
HSN Debuts New Jewelry Lines in July to Celebrate 35th Anniversary
Multi-channel retailer HSN plans exclusive events to mark the company's 35th anniversary this month. The retailer will feature "HSN All Access" virtual birthday parties on HSN's Facebook page, giving fans an inside look...
Marketing Jul 02, 2012 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Department Store Sales Flat in July at $14B
U.S. department store sales were basically flat in July at $14 billion, down just 0.4 percent year on year, according to government figures released today. Advance estimates of total U.S. retail and food services sales...
Research Aug 12, 2011 Jeff Miller
SpendingPulse Notes 14% Jump in Online Retail Sales for July
MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse, a macroeconomic report tracking national retail and services sales, found that apparel sales showed gains in July 2011, while electronics, appliances and furniture remained in negative territory. Auto parts and...
Retail Aug 04, 2011 Jeff Miller
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