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Signet Fixes Data Issue at Kay, Jared
Signet Jewelers has repaired a configuration bug on theorder pages of subsidiaries Kay and Jared that accidentally exposed the personalinformation of customers who purchased online. A Jared customer contacted Signet last month after noting hecould...
Retail Dec 05, 2018 Rapaport News
Nordstrom
Nordstrom Names Exec to Tap Online Retail Growth
Nordstrom appointed Geevy Thomas to a new role of chiefinnovation officer to help the retailer keep up with trends in consumer habitsand strengthen online sales.Former salesman Thomas has served for 34 years at thecompany and was most recently...
Retail Jan 12, 2017 Rapaport News
Alibaba Singles Day
Alibaba Sells Record $18B in Single Day
Sales on Alibaba Group’s Alipay platform jumped 32 percent onSingles’ Day, underlining the day’s growing importance on the Chinese retailcalendar.The total value of transactions hit $17.8 billion (RMB 120.7billion) compared to $14.3 billion last year,...
Retail Nov 13, 2016 Rapaport News
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Blue Nile Sales Below Expectations
Blue Nile missed its own quarterly revenue and earnings guidance as engagement ring sales slowed amid global economic uncertainty.Revenue crept up 0.1 percent to $113.8 million in the secondquarter ending July 3, with U.S. engagement-ring...
Retail Aug 09, 2016 Rapaport News
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Blue Nile’s 1Q Revenue Falls as Engagement Sales Drop
Blue Nile’s sales declined 3.2 percent in its first fiscal quarteras the online retailer suffered from a “challenging environment” amid a slumpin engagement sales. Revenues fell to $103.1 million, with U.S. sales ofengagement jewelry...
Retail May 05, 2016 Rapaport News
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Blue Nile’s 4Q Sales -5%, Engagement Sales -8%
Blue Nile reported net sales fell 4.8 percent year on yearto $150 million in the fourth quarter that ended January 3 because of continuedweakness in high-ticket purchases and foreign currencies. Selling prices for coreengagement products...
Retail Feb 11, 2016 Rapaport News
PC Jeweller
India’s PC Jeweller Sees 3Q Revenue, Profit Soar
India-based PC Jeweller reported revenue on a standalonebasis jumped 20 percent year on year to $320.3 million (INR 21.8 billion) inthe third quarter that ended December 31 mainly because of surging domestic sales.Net profit for the quarter soared...
Retail Jan 28, 2016 Rapaport News
comScore
Holiday-Season Mobile Sales +59%: comScore
Mobile commerce in the U.S. soared 59 percent year on yearto $12.65 billion in November and December, according to the latest holiday-seasonestimates from comScore.The preliminary figure – salesfrom smartphones and tablets – accounts for 18 percent of total digitalcommerce...
Retail Jan 12, 2016 Rapaport News
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Amazon Mobile Shopping Soars this Holiday
Customers shopping on Amazon's mobile app more than doubled thisholiday, with nearly 70 percent of the ecommerce giant’s clientele using amobile device to shop. On Cyber Monday, the first major online shopping day ofthe season,...
Retail Dec 28, 2015 Rapaport News
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Jewelers of America Launches New Website to Bolster Consumer Confidence
U.S. tradeassociation Jewelers of America (JA) has introduced a “consumer-facing” websitewith expanded educational tools to improve confidence among potential buyers.New features are designed to showcase the trade body’s retailand supplier members to potential customers browsing...
Marketing Dec 15, 2015 Rapaport News
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Walmart Adds In-Store Payment Feature to Mobile App
Walmart has introduced a new payment feature onits mobile app that allows customers to pay for goods in-store using asmartphone.The U.S. retail giant is the only retailer tooffer its own payment solution that...
Retail Dec 10, 2015 Rapaport News
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Number of People Shopping on Cyber Monday Forecast to Drop
Cyber Monday’s online shopper count was expected to fall 4.6percent from a year ago as internet saleshave become more spread out throughout the holiday season, the National RetailFederation said.About 121 million people, or 49.5...
Retail Dec 01, 2015 Rapaport News
NRF - Black Friday
More Online than In-Store Shoppers on Black Friday: NRF
The number of shoppers online during the Black-Fridayweekend exceeded those buying in bricks-and-mortar stores, reflecting a “newtradition” of internet-based purchasing during the key retail period, the National RetailFederation (NRF) said.About 103 million people in the...
Retail Nov 30, 2015 Rapaport News
Amazon.com
Amazon to Offer 70% Discounts on Diamond Jewelry for Black Friday Week
Amazon.com will offer discounts of as much as 70 percent on selected diamond jewelry as part of its promotions for Black Friday, it said in a press statement. Other deals include up to 50 percent off selected luxury watches for women.The U.S.e-commerce giant’s...
Retail Nov 18, 2015 Rapaport News
Alibaba
Alibaba Settles $5bn on Alipay in First 90 Minutes of ‘Singles Day’
Five billion dollars were settled through third-party onlinepayment platform Alipay in the first hour and a half of the ‘Singles Day,’ anannual Chinese festival for bachelors, Alibaba Group said in a statement.Sales to the tune of $3.9...
Retail Nov 11, 2015 Rapaport News
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Royal Asscher, Helzberg Join Hands to Introduce World-Famous Diamond Collection
Illustrious Diamond cutter Royal Asscher and retailer HelzbergDiamonds haveformed apartnership to introduce a preciousstones collection online and in 40 Helzberg retail stores in the U.S.The Royal Asscher Brilliant Cut and Royal Asscher HelzbergDiamonds repertoire was...
Retail Oct 19, 2015
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Online Jewelry’s Growth Restraint
U.S. online jewelry sales have increased rapidly in recent years, but observers note that thin profit margins and consumers’ reluctance to buy jewelry online have prevented the Internet from becoming a major sales...
Retail Feb 27, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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U.S. Online Seasonal Retail Sales +10% to $47B
Online U.S. retail sales for the whole Christmas season, which comScore Inc. defined as ranging from November 1 through December 31, rose 10 percent year on year to $46.55 billion. The industry leader in ecommerce tracking...
Research Jan 08, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Online Christmas Retail Sales Growth Fails to Meet Expectations
According to comScore Inc., the final week for online Christmas shopping missed its mark. For the period of November 1 through December 22, comScore determined that seasonal retail sales rose 10 percent year on year...
Retail Dec 26, 2013 Jeff Miller
J B And Brothers Launch New Proposal Sales System – Service
Press Release: J B And Brothers Pvt. Ltd. today announced that it has launched a new Proposal Sales System – Service (PSS). PSS is a part of online/web based preferential sales service that allows the registered users to submit their offers for all stones available under PSS Section.J B And...
Manufacturing Oct 07, 2013 JB And Brothers
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