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Chow Tai Fook Launches US Hub
Hong Kong-based jeweler Chow Tai Fook has launched abusiness hub in Boston that will supply products and services to US retailers. Chow Tai Fook North America (CTFNA) will operate as awholesaler, offering customized diamond...
Polished Markets May 08, 2019 Rapaport News
WJA Names New Board Members
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) has appointedJacqueline Cassaway, the vice president of merchandising for Starboard CruiseServices, as president-elect. Jenny Luker will remain president and Sara Yood will continue as treasurer.Corporate secretary Rebecca Moskal,...
Polished Markets Feb 26, 2019 Rapaport News
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IGC Names Head of Jewelry Division
Antwerp-headquartered diamond manufacturer IGC Group hasappointed Kim Pelletier as president of its fine-jewelry division, IGC BrandServices.The Chicago-based subsidiary manufactures diamonds, designs jewelry, and distributes the Naledi brand of engagements rings.Pelletier will oversee the...
Retail Jan 10, 2019 Rapaport News
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Chow Tai Fook to Accept WeChat Payments
Chow Tai Fook has signed a memorandum of understanding(MoU) with online giant Tencent that will enable its customers to completetransactions using WeChat Pay, the Hong Kong-based jeweler said Monday. Beginning next year, Chow...
Retail Dec 17, 2018 Rapaport News
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Hearts on Fire Promotes Three to VP
Hearts on Fire, Chow Tai Fook’s US jewelry brand, has namednew vice presidents in three different areas. All of the appointments are promotions from within thecompany, Hearts on Fire said this week. Krista Beerman, who...
Retail Aug 16, 2018 Rapaport News
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‘Diamonds Do Good’ Awards See Record Results
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) said it hosted its mostsuccessful award show to date, raising funds to provide higher education toyouth in diamond-producing countries. The event’s new Balloons For Good appeal, which was emceedby...
Polished Markets Jun 07, 2018 Rapaport News
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WJA Honors Women Who Drive Equality
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) has announced thehonorees for its Visionary Awards, the newest category in its Awards forExcellence. The awards, which will take place in New York in July,recognize those aimed at advancing...
Polished Markets Feb 21, 2018 Rapaport News
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DPA Ads Test Diamonds Under Olympic Pressure
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has launched a newvideo ad campaign for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang,highlighting the connection between diamonds and athletes. The series, called “The Making of a Gem,” features videos ofa...
Polished Markets Feb 14, 2018 Rapaport News
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It’s Story Time in the Diamond Industry
Standing in the security line at JFK International Airport, preparing to unbuckle my belt and take off my shoes, I realized why I love coming to Las Vegas each year for the various shows that are taking place...
Polished Markets Jun 05, 2017 Avi Krawitz
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Chow Tai Fook Targets Tourists with Hawaii Launch
Chow Tai Fook will open a store in Hawaii through apartnership with travel retailer DFS Group, a subsidiary of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.The Hong Kong-based jeweler’s branded store will launch in TGalleria by DFS, a luxury...
Retail Apr 24, 2017 Rapaport News
Hearts On Fire
Hearts On Fire Sales Weighed by U.S. Challenges
Revenue generated by the Hearts On Fire branddeclined in the first fiscal half because of tough conditions in the U.S.retail market, parent company Chow Tai Fook reported.Sales slid 9 percent to $41.8 million (HKD 324.5 million) inthe...
Retail Nov 29, 2016 Rapaport News
Kent Wong
Bringing Personalized Jewelry to the Mass Market
Chow Tai Fook continues to endure declining sales as a slowdown in China, especially in Hong Kong, shows little sign of abating. Kent Wong, the company’s managing director (pictured above, courtesy), spoke with Rapaport News outlining...
Retail Nov 10, 2016 Avi Krawitz
Stephen Webster
Stephen Webster to Design Hearts On Fire Jewelry
Chow Tai Fook-owned diamond jewelry brand Hearts On Fire announcedit is collaborating with famed London-based designer Stephen Webster (pictured).The partnership marks the first time Hearts On Fire has collaborated with a designerin this way....
Retail Oct 18, 2016 Rapaport News
Stephane Barraque
Hearts on Fire Hires Richemont Veteran to Drive Brand
Diamond brand Hearts On Fire has appointed StephaneBarraque, a former executive at luxury groups Richemont and LVMH, to anewly-created role of global chief revenue officer.With more than 25 years’ experience under his belt, Barraqueis tasked with...
Manufacturing Apr 18, 2016 Rapaport News
Hearts On Fire Promotes CMO to President
Diamond brand Hearts On Fire (HOF) announced that two current executive team members will move immediately into new, expanded roles. Caryl Capeci, is now president, from chief marketing officer. Tom Carlo has...
Retail Oct 20, 2015 Rapaport News
Campaign Seeks to Set Millennials' "Hearts On Fire"
Hearts On Fire, a high-end diamond brand, began on Tuesday a multi-phase global marketing campaign to target millennials who are entering the nuptial age. Starting in September, the Ignite Something campaign will feature in fashion and bridal...
Marketing Aug 12, 2015 Rapaport News
Kent Wong
Chow Tai Fook Setting the Stage for Hearts On Fire Growth
Chow Tai Fook acquired the Hearts on Fire luxury diamond brand in June 2014 for $150 million as part of the jeweler’s strategy to expand its high-end product range. One year later, Rapaport News sat...
Retail Jun 12, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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Hearts On Fire to Launch New Bridal, Fashion Designs at Couture
Hearts On Fire will debut more than 60 new fashion and bridal designs at the 2015 Couture Show in Las Vegas. The new designs bring the total of new collections from the brand's director of design,...
Marketing May 26, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Hearts On Fire Selects Global Advertising Partner to Disrupt the Status Quo
Diamond brand Hearts On Fire selected TBWA\Chiat\Day New York as its new global advertising partner. TBWA\Chiat\Day is the U.S. division of TBWA Worldwide -- a global advertising network. Hearts On Fire was acquired by Chow Tai Fook Jewellery...
Marketing Mar 31, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Pat Henneberry Joins Hearts On Fire to Lead Global Training
Pat Henneberry, the founder of The Jewelry Coach, joined diamond brand Hearts On Fire as its vice president of global learning and development. Henneberry will oversee the strategic direction, operation and expansion of all retail...
Research Jan 30, 2015 Jeff Miller
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