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DPA Chief Lieberherr Steps Down
Jean-Marc Lieberherr has resigned as CEO of the DiamondProducers Association (DPA), an organization he has led since its formation in2015. Lieberherr became the DPA’s first chairman in December 2015,before taking on the role of CEO in February 2016....
Polished Markets Oct 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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Forevermark Appoints New CEO
De Beers jewelry subsidiary Forevermark has promoted chiefoperating officer Nancy Liu to CEO, as Stephen Lussier steps back. She will take over the day-to-day running of the brand,allowing Lussier, who has been CEO since...
Retail Apr 21, 2019 Rapaport News
Time to reengage with bridal
Time for the Trade to Reengage with Bridal
There’s a caveat that Stephen Lussier emphasizes when marketing diamonds to millennials as a symbol of love. The industry needs to recognize that love may not entail the formality of marriage, the De Beers head of marketing stressed in an interview...
Marketing Mar 13, 2019 Avi Krawitz
De Beers
De Beers Retail Unit Drops ‘Diamond’ from Name
De Beers has renamed its retail chain De Beers Jewellers “toreflect the public brand identity already in use,” a company spokespersonconfirmed to Rapaport News Wednesday. The London-headquartered retailer announced the change in a filinglast week with Companies...
Retail Jun 21, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Charles Stanley
Forevermark Unveils New Omni-Channel Strategy
De Beers is expanding its presence in stores that carry the Forevermark brand and improving its omni-channel offering to capitalize on the recent growth in online diamond-jewelry sales.“We must remain relevant to consumers and embrace the idea...
Retail Jun 01, 2018 Avi Krawitz
De Beers
Forevermark Unveils New Concept Store in China
Forevermark has launched a concept store in Shanghai tailored to millennial shopping habits, marking its 1,000th branch in China. The opening of the store, named Libert’aime, also celebrates the brand’s 10th anniversary of entering the country....
Retail May 23, 2018 Rapaport News
Stephen Lussier
Forevermark Chief to Get Top AGS Honor
The American Gem Society (AGS) will honor three industryleaders at its Circle of Distinction dinner, it said last week. Stephen Lussier (pictured), CEO of De Beers’ Forevermark brand, will receivethe Lifetime Achievement Award. Lussier has...
Polished Markets May 22, 2018 Rapaport News
Forevermark
Forevermark Targets Key European Markets
Forevermark ismaking a play for the European market, after achieving significant retail growth last year. The De Beers brand has signed an exclusive licensing deal with German jeweler Heinz Mayer to sell products in thekey...
Retail Mar 22, 2018 Rapaport News
Hong Kong March 2018 show
DPA Eyes Chinese Millennial Market
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) unveiled its China marketing program at the recent Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, as it plans to launch in the country in July.The DPA’s “Real is Rare, Real is a Diamond” initiative, which has...
Marketing Mar 05, 2018 Rapaport News
Women self-buying jewelry
De Beers Marketing Targets Women
De Beers is changing its messaging this holiday season byconcentrating on women’s empowerment in its upcoming advertising campaign.“Historically, De Beers ads focused on a man gifting adiamond to a woman to express his appreciation for her as a mother or wife orgirlfriend,” said...
Marketing Sep 14, 2017 Avi Krawitz
De Beers Diamond Jewellers
De Beers Hikes Marketing Budget to $140M
De Beers will put more than $140 million into marketing this year, its biggest spend since 2008, the company said Tuesday.The increased investment willbe focused on raising consumer demand for diamond jewelry...
Marketing Aug 29, 2017 Rapaport News
Stephen Lussier De Beers Forevermark
De Beers Broadens Lussier’s Branding Role
De Beers’ top marketing boss has taken on an expanded role nowthat the miner has acquired its namesake retail chain.Stephen Lussier, executive vice president of marketing, now oversees De Beers’ entire downstream and branding operations,...
Marketing Aug 07, 2017 Joshua Freedman
CKC Forevermark Store
Forevermark-Only Store Debuts in India
The first concept store that exclusively carries Forevermark diamond jewelry has opened in India as the brand continues to make aggressive inroads on the subcontinent. C Krishniah Chetty Jewellers opened the store in Bangalore earlier this...
Retail Aug 01, 2017 Avi Krawitz
DPA
DPA Hikes Annual Budget to $57M
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has increased itsbudget more than fourfold, enabling the marketing body to expand its activitiesin the second half of this year.The DPA’s directors have approved $57 million of funding...
Marketing Jun 05, 2017 Rapaport News
Forevermark polished diamond
Forevermark Inscribes Two-Millionth Diamond
Forevermark reached another milestone this month after a round brilliant-cut, 3.48-carat polished stone became the two-millionth diamond to be inscribed by the De Beers brand. The diamond, which bears the serial number “2,000,000,” originated in Namibia,...
Retail May 28, 2017 Rapaport News
Feriel Zerouki De Beers
Piaget, De Beers Execs Take on RJC Roles
Members of the Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) haveelected Didier Théraulaz of Piaget as vice chairman, and reelected De Beers’Feriel Zerouki as honorary treasurer, the organization said Monday.Théraulaz is corporate affairs director at theRichemont-owned watch and jewelry brand,...
Polished Markets May 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Forevermark
Forevermark Hits 2,000-Store Milestone
Forevermark has entered its 2,000th retail locationworldwide, less than a decade after the De Beers-owned diamond brand was born.“Opening our 2,000th global retail door around eight yearsafter launching the brand is an amazing achievement,”...
Retail Feb 19, 2017 Rapaport News
JeanMarcLieberherr
Ex-Rio Tinto Diamonds Chief Takes Senior Role at DPA
Jean-Marc Lieberherr,the former chairman of the Diamond Producers Association (DPA), will take onthe role of chief executive officer of the marketing organization.The appointment comes amid a reshuffle of senior positions atthe DPA following Lieberherr’s exit...
Marketing Feb 15, 2016 Rapaport News
Stephen Lussier
Forevermark's Lussier Appointed Chairman of the Diamond Producers Association
Stephen Lussier, chief executive officer of De Beers Group’s Forevermark brand, has taken over as chairman of the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) from Jean-Marc Lieberherr, a spokesperson for the DPA confirmed with Rapaport News. Lieberherr,...
Marketing Feb 02, 2016 Rapaport News
Ever Us Two-Stone Ring
Is the Two-Stone Ring The One?
The last fewyears have been a tiresome journey for the diamond industry but recent announcementsfrom Signet Jewelers andDe Beers signaled that the urgent call to sales by stepping up marketing activitymay have finally been...
Retail Oct 29, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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