Daily Digest
Posted on December 21, 2017
Although retailers enjoyed a record $5 billion in sales on Black Friday 2017, there’s one thing people weren’t buying: Diamonds. Black Friday 2018 was the worst day for mall s…
Daily Digest
Posted on December 19, 2017
DAKAR, Senegal — When a high-profile diamond auction took place on a blustery New York morning this December, an unusual watcher was among the billionaires, collectors and jewelry house…
Daily Digest
Posted on December 19, 2017
Five years ago, while seeking something sparkly to mark a personal achievement, Sue Gilhooly met Charlie Cullen, then general manager of the jeweller Boodles on Grafton Street. He would go…
Daily Digest
Posted on November 30, 2017
Pure Grown Diamonds, the pioneers in the above earth diamond industry and the largest selling grown diamond brand in the United States, announces their first bridal jewelry collection…
Daily Digest
Posted on November 30, 2017
The kind of sensational headlines that have been associated with multimillion-dollar art transactions are now occurring with notable regularity in the world of diamonds and gemstones. News…
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    Daily Digest - December 21, 2017
    Jewelry Industry Is Devastated By Drop in Demand for Diamonds
    Although retailers enjoyed a record $5 billion in sales on Black Friday 2017, there’s one thing people weren’t buying: Diamonds. Black Friday 2018 was the worst day for mall sales of diamonds in 25 years. Sigmet, the parent company that owns Zales, Kay and Jared stores, announced that its 2017 sales have been light and it will shed 125 stores in 2018. Read more
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    Inside Track - November 28, 2017
    Sales and Marketing Techniques to Generate Steady Sales All Year
    I attended a webinar a few days ago, titled ‘Sales and Marketing for the Millionaire’s Club’. I used to be quite scathing about these things, but as a business owner I have found them not only to be very time and cost effective but most informative too. This latest webinar was about the latest sales and marketing techniques that already successful people use - and as we are currently knee deep in silly season.  Read more
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