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US Jewelry Stores Begin Reopening
US jewelers have restarted business in many states following a more than two-month shutdown to stem the spread of Covid-19.Signet banner Kay Jewelers has opened nearly 120 stores across the country, while business has resumed...
Retail May 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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Buffett-Owned Ben Bridge Names New CEO
Lisa Bridge will succeed her father Ed Bridge as CEO of BenBridge Jeweler, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. Lisa Bridge became the retailer’s first female president andchief operating officer last year. Since then,...
Retail Nov 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Ben Bridge Chairman Dies at 93
Herb Bridge, co-chairman of jeweler Ben Bridge and much ofthe force behind its global expansion, died at age 93 on Monday. Bridge grew up in the family-run business, which has been inoperation since 1912, and worked...
Retail Apr 04, 2018 Rapaport News
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Buffett’s Conglomerate Sees Slight Retail Drop
Revenue from the retail division of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway slipped0.2% to $15.06 billion last year, the company reported Saturday.The decline in the segment, which includes jewelry chains Borsheims, Helzberg Diamonds and Ben...
Retail Feb 27, 2018 Rapaport News
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Buffett’s Ben Bridge Names First Female Boss
Ben Bridge Jeweler has appointed Lisa Bridge as its firstfemale president amid a shake-up of senior positions at the family-runretailer.Bridge (pictured), previously vice president of education andcreator of the Lisa Bridge Collection, also took on the role...
Retail Nov 08, 2017 Rapaport News
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Berkshire Hathaway’s Retail Sales Jump
Revenue from Berkshire Hathaway’s retail division, includingthree jewelry businesses, grew 14 percent to $15.09 billion last year, thecompany reported over the weekend.Pre-tax earnings for the unit increased 17 percent to $659 millionin 2016, the...
Retail Feb 27, 2017 Rapaport News
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Acquisitions Spur Buffett’s Retail Growth
Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate chaired by WarrenBuffett, reported retail revenue increased 6 percent to $3.81 billion in thesecond quarter of 2016. Growth was driven by acquisitions of an automotivedealer and a motorcycle gear retailer, while the business unit also...
Retail Aug 11, 2016 Rapaport News
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Berkshire Hathaway’s Retail Sales Soar in 1Q
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reported revenue fromits retail business surged in the first quarter off the back of two acquisitionsin the automotive sector last year. The company bought Berkshire Hathaway Automotive, formerlythe...
Retail May 09, 2016 Rapaport News
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Berkshire Reports Improved Results From Jewelry, Home Furnishings
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported that its revenue improved 13.4 percent year on year to $46.541 billion for the third quarter that ended on September 30. Costs and expenses rose 11.5 percent to $39.163 billion....
Financial-Legal Nov 04, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Ben Bridge Awards $100K Wedding Prize
Ben Bridge Jeweler selected a grand prize winner for its $100,000 Wedding of the Century contest from 40,000 entries to make a ''fairytale wedding'' possible for one Sunnyvale, California couple. The retailer selected Hilary...
Marketing Apr 26, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Ben Bridge, CIRCA Partner With Buying Services Program
Ben Bridge Jeweler and CIRCA created an exclusive partnership to offer CIRCA’s jewelry buying expertise and services to its clients at 64 Ben Bridge locations in the U.S. Through CIRCA’s Authorized Purchasing Agent Program, Ben Bridge...
Marketing Apr 09, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Ben Bridge Jeweler to Open in El Paso
Ben Bridge Jeweler will open a new flagship store in El Paso, Texas on March 23 at the former Lacy & Co. boutique, marking the chain store's eighth location in Texas. The company reported that nearly all...
Retail Mar 13, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Berkshire's Retail Segment Sales +5% in 2011
Berkshire Hathaway reported that sales from its retail operations rose 4.7 percent year on year to $3.1 billion in 2011. Retailing consist of four home furnishings businesses, which are Nebraska Furniture Mart, R.C. Willey,...
Financial-Legal Feb 27, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Ben Bridge Creates 'Wedding of the Century' Promo for 100th Anniversary
Ben Bridge Jeweler is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a $100,000 "Wedding of the Century Sweepstakes," which offers engaged couples a chance to win a dream wedding package complete with jewelry and a honeymoon to South Africa. Contestants...
Marketing Nov 11, 2011 Jeff Miller
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Ben Bridge Creates the Signature Scent 'Flawless'
Ben Bridge jewelers will add a signature scent gift at its stores ahead of Mother's Day as an add-on to a jewelry purchase. Aptly named "Flawless," the scent comes in a distinctive bottle that sparkles as brightly as the jewels the...
Retail Apr 13, 2011 Jeff Miller
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