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JSA Warns Jewelers of Power-Cut Break-Ins
The Jewelers’ Security Alliance (JSA)has issued a “code red” warning ahead of Thursday’s July 4celebrations in the US. The New York-based association,which provides crime information andassistance to jewelers across America, has warned that power...
Retail Jul 03, 2019 Rapaport News
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Social-Media Thieves Lurk at Basel – Expert
Baselworld exhibitors should be vigilant of thieves who lurkoutside the show or scour social media for information that can help them stealgoods, a security group has warned.Every year, there are reports of traders leaving theexhibition...
Financial-Legal Mar 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Antwerp Trading Normal, Bourse Access Remains Restricted
Trading at Antwerp’s diamond bourses was normal today butaccess remained restricted following the March 22 terrorist attacks in Brusselsthat reportedly killed more than 30 people. “The security alert level is maintained, which was instatedafter the...
Polished Markets Mar 23, 2016 Rapaport News
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Belgium on High Alert as Terror Attacks Hit Brussels
Belgium is on high alert following terror attacks that arereported to have killed more than 20 people in Brussels on Tuesday morning.Two explosionstook place at 8 a.m. local time in the departure hall of Brussels Airport and a thirdblast was reported...
Polished Markets Mar 22, 2016 Rapaport News
JSA Jewelers' Security Alliance
Rolex U.S.A. CEO Elected Chair of Jewelers’ Security Alliance Board
The board of the Jewelers’ Security Alliance (JSA) electedRolex Watch U.S.A.’s chief executive officer Stewart Wicht as its chairpersonfor a three-year term.Wicht’s election was announced at a JSA annual luncheonin New York on January 9, according to a statement...
Financial-Legal Jan 17, 2016 Rapaport News
19 Ordered to Face Trial over $50M Brussels Diamond Heist
Nineteen people have been ordered to face trial overa $50 million diamond heist at Brussels Airport in 2013, AFP reported, citing Belgian newsagency Belga. Nine suspects have beencharged with direct involvement in the robbery...
Financial-Legal Jan 03, 2016 Rapaport News
JSA Jewelers' Security Alliance
Jewelers’ Security Alliance to Honor Mutual Executive, Federal Agent
TheJewelers’ Security Alliance (JSA) will honor two individuals for their “outstanding”assistance to the safety and security of the industry at an awards ceremony inNew York in January.David J. Sexton, vice president forloss prevention consulting at Jewelers Mutual...
Financial-Legal Dec 16, 2015 Rapaport News
AWDC to Send Local Text Alerts in Emergency Situations
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) is introducing a notification system that informs users by text message in the case of asecurity incident in the city’s diamond hub, the organization said in an emailupdate.AWDC said the SMS alertsmechanism...
Technology Oct 06, 2015 Rapaport News
IDE's Polishing House Deploys FST Security Solution
FST Biometrics deployed its secure access solution at a diamond polishing house at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE). FST's In Motion Identification (IMID) technology combines facial and voice recognition and body behavior biometric analytics...
Technology Jun 23, 2015 Jeff Miller
Press Release: AWDC Addresses New Tax System in Belgium
Press Release: The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) has taken note of the government decision to introduce a tax system that is calculated on a lump-sum basis. “Diamantaires are willing to pay higher taxes in exchange for financial...
Financial-Legal Mar 30, 2015 AWDC
Jewelers Mutual
Jewelers Mutual Protects With Data Breach Coverage Options
Press Release: In response to the rising threat of data security breaches, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company has created data breach and cyber related protection to better serve the changing needs of jewelers. As more and more...
Technology Sep 05, 2014 Jewelers Mutual
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Retail Execs. Say Customer Retention is Top Sales Growth Driver
Seventy-percent of U.S. retail executives have now adopted an omnichannel strategy that links the in-store experience with the brand's website, mobile apps and social media platforms, according to the KPMG 2014 Retail Outlook...
Research Sep 03, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Jewellery Store Receives Inventory Control Patent
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issued the patent number 8,659,389 on February 25 to The Jewellery Store of Dubai for a secure inventory control system that tracks high-value goods. The abstract listed Gabriel...
Technology Feb 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Important Security Tips From Jewelers Security Alliance
As the U.S. retail and wholesale trades enter the final stretch of preparing for the Christmas retail season, the Jewelers Security Alliance (JSA) reminds traveling salesmen as well as retail jewelers of the importance of remaining...
Research Sep 09, 2013 Rapaport News
AWDC Integrates Anti-Tiger Kidnapping Programs
Press Release: In collaboration with the local Police Antwerp, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre Security Office (AWDC SO) launches an integrated anti-tiger-kidnapping program. Ari Epstein, the CEO of AWDC, said, “We are fortunate...
Marketing Jun 27, 2013 AWDC
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DMIA Urges Attendance at 47th St. Security Seminar
Press Release: The Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America (DMIA) urges its members to take part in a seminar on the special safety and security measures required for jewelers, to be organized and presented by the New...
Marketing Jun 17, 2013 DMIA
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Element Six, Delft Reach Milestone for a Diamond Quantum Network
Element Six, in collaboration with Delft University of Technology, achieved the entanglement of electron spin qubits (quantum bits) in two synthetic diamonds separated in space. This breakthrough is a major step toward achieving a diamond-based quantum network, quantum...
Technology May 03, 2013 Jeff Miller
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UN Security Remains Priority in Cote d'Ivoire
On the eve of a meeting between the United Nations (UN) and the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia, security remains a priority ahead of local elections and following an outbreak of violence in March. The UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire...
Fair Trade Apr 05, 2013 Jeff Miller
UN Peace Keepers in Cote d'Ivoire
UN Envoy Calls DRC Security Situation Dire
The United Nations (UN) official overseeing security in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) urged the Security Council today to provide an additional military brigade force. “The overall situation is volatile and precarious, and...
Fair Trade Feb 22, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Malca-Amit Deploys Avigilon HD Surveillance
Malca-Amit implemented the Avigilon high-definition (HD) surveillance system at its new warehouse and corporate office in the U.K. With this surveillance system, Malca-Amit aims to guard cargo from origin to destination. For the entire...
Technology Jun 28, 2012 Jeff Miller
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