Market Prices as of May 2, 2016 :: Gold :: Silver :: Platinum

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More than a quarter of jewelers said in a recent survey that they don’t have a point-of-sale system for tracking inventory in their store.
The National Retail Federation’s recent survey shows that more than one-third of shoppers will give jewelry as a gift for mom this year, spending an average of $96.
In this month’s survey, we asked jewelers about their bridal business. How do your store’s sales of engagement rings and wedding bands compare?
According to two recent surveys, platinum jewelry sales rose 10 percent and silver sales were up 15 percent last year, with both expected to continue their climb in 2016.
In its Business Pulse survey for March, Jewelers of America surveyed jewelers about their plans for passing on the family business. How do our results compare with the situation at your store?
More than half of the retail jewelers who took our survey this month said their watch sales have declined over the past 10 years as they struggle to compete with online sellers.
Our Product Panel survey shows silver jewelry sales continue to be strong for jewelers around the nation, even with the price of gold dropping.
The latest statistics from the Jewelers Board of Trade show that in the United States, 760 retail jewelers/repairers ceased operations in 2015, up from 612 in 2014.
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