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Judge Calls Out Signet over Suit Dispute
A New York judge has refused to back down after ruling that Signet Jewelers’ comments about the sexual-harassment claims it was facing could be part of a class-action suit against the retailer.On July 10, Judge Colleen...
Retail Jul 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Signet Revenue Drops in First Quarter
Signet Jewelers has lowered its sales outlook for the restof the year, after revenue fell in the first fiscal quarter. Total sales declined 3.3% to $1.43 billion in the threemonths ending May 4, the...
Retail Jun 06, 2019 Rapaport News
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Signet Holiday Revenues Disappoint
Signet Jewelers’ sales fell during the holiday season, prompting the retailer to lower its full-year outlook. Total revenue dropped 2.5% to $1.84 billion for the nine weeks ending January 5, while same-store sales...
Retail Jan 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Top 10 Stories of 2018: A Year of Synthetics
This was the year in which synthetic diamonds wentmainstream. De Beers launched its Lightbox brand, the US Federal TradeCommission (FTC) relaxed its rules for describing lab-grown diamonds, andthe likes of Macy’s and JCPenney started...
Polished Markets Dec 18, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Signet breach
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
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Diamond Brands Shun Traditional Holiday Ads
Diamond advertising has well and truly departed fromtraditional styles, this year’s holiday commercials suggest. Gone are the daysof the De Beers campaigns targeting men buying a diamond for his fiancée.The major retailers...
Retail Dec 05, 2018 Leah Meirovich
Kay update.
Happy Ending in Kay Jewelers ‘Stolen Rings’ Case
Kay Jewelers has located and returned the missing rings of awoman who accused the store of stealing her jewelry in a viral Facebook post. In her September 28 post, Requitta Darshae East said thatthree months after...
Retail Oct 09, 2018 Rapaport News
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Woman Says Kay Jewelers Stole Her Ring
A woman has accused Kay Jewelers of stealing her diamondengagement ring in a Facebook post that went viral and led to many readers respondingwith critical reports of its customer service. Requitta Darshae East brought her engagement...
Retail Oct 08, 2018 Rapaport News
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Amazon Applies for Jewelry-Line Trademark
Online-shopping titan Amazon has filed a trademark application that mayindicate it is planning to create its own private-label jewelry collection.“For Keeps by Amazon,” which was filed at the US Patent andTrademark Office last week, is for “online retail...
Retail Sep 26, 2018 Rapaport News
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Signet Open to Selling Lab-Grown
Signet Jewelers will consider selling synthetic diamonds at its stores if consumer demand justifies such a move, CEO Gina Drosos said in a conference call with analysts. “We are very closely monitoring and assessing the...
Retail Sep 06, 2018 Rapaport News
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Product Overhaul Drives Signet Growth
Signet Jewelers raised its outlook for the year afterproduct initiatives and clearance sales drove revenue growth in the secondfiscal quarter. Sales increased 1.5% to $1.42 billion in the three monthsending August 4, the retailer...
Retail Aug 30, 2018 Rapaport News
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Signet to Shut 200 Stores After Sales Disappoint
Signet Jewelers has unveiled a three-year plan for returningthe company to growth, after sales slid last year.The retailer, whose brands include KayJewelers, Zales and Jared, aims to close more than 200 stores by February2019...
Retail Mar 14, 2018 Rapaport News
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What We Know About Nirav Modi’s US Companies
The $2 billion fraud allegations against Indian jewelrytycoon Nirav Modi and Gitanjali Gems chief Mehul Choksi have shocked theindustry, as well as raising questions about the wider impact on the trade.One of the first casualties...
Financial-Legal Mar 07, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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Signet Shakes Up Internal Structure
Signet will implement a new organizational structurecomprising two separate reporting lines that will both answer topresident and chief customer officer Seb Hobbs (pictured). The move is intended to strengthen Signet’s efforts to“drive profitable...
Retail Jan 24, 2018 Rapaport News
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Signet Cuts Forecast as Hurricanes Hurt Sales
Signet Jewelers’ sales fell in the third fiscal quarter dueto hurricanes in the US and disruptions related to changes in the retailer’scredit services.Group sales slipped 2.5% and same-store sales — at outletsopen for at least a year — dropped 5% in the...
Retail Nov 21, 2017 Rapaport News
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Woes Continue for Signet as Sales Slide
Signet Jewelers’ sales dived in the first fiscal quarter amidnegative publicity and a sluggish retail sector.Group sales fell 11% to $1.4 billion in the three monthsthat ended April 29, while same-store sales dropped 11.5%,...
Retail May 25, 2017 Rapaport News
Ever Us Two-Stone Ring
Pleading Signet’s CSR Case
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you would do things differently.” — Warren Buffett. Signet Jewelers has had a frustrating time of late. In the past year,...
Retail May 11, 2017 Avi Krawitz
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Judge to Review Signet Workplace Policies
Signet Jewelers has appointed former federal judge Barbara Jones to review its policies on equal opportunities and workplace expectations, the jeweler said Wednesday.The move follows a report last month in the Washington Post about...
Retail Apr 20, 2017 Rapaport News
Signet Warehouse Opening
Signet Opens Larger Non-Merchandise Warehouse
Signet Jewelers has expanded its facility for distributing non-merchandise items like jewelry boxes and other store supplies. The expansion adds 56,000 square feet to the Barberton, Ohio, center, bringing its total...
Retail Apr 13, 2017 Rapaport News
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Signet Cautious for 2017 as Sales Decline
Signet Jewelers expects same-store sales to decline in the coming year as it adjusts to competitive pricing in the jewelry sector and changing consumer behavior.The company predicts that fiscal 2018 same-store sales will decline by low-to-mid-single digits,...
Retail Mar 09, 2017 Rapaport News
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