Another conglomerate calls retailers ‘cautious’
The luxury conglomerate that owns Girard-Perregaux and JeanRichard said that the third-party distributors that buy its watches remain “cautious” in their purchasing, echoing the sentiment expressed by LVMH earlier this month.
Report: Japanese co. introduces diamond ‘smartring’
One Tokyo-based company has just upped the ante on wearable technology, introducing a diamond ring outfitted with near-field communication capabilities. See how it works in this video from Core Jewels.
Richemont wins fight to block sites selling fakes
The High Court in London ruled Friday that trademark owners now can get court orders to compel Internet service providers (ISPs) to block or otherwise impede access to websites that sell counterfeit versions of their goods.
JFC pledges $100K to help children with Ebola
Jewelers for Children announced Wednesday that is has made a $100,000 donation to the Ebola Children’s Relief Fund, which Save the Children has put together to support efforts in combating the worldwide outbreak of the deadly virus.
Watch, jewelry sales pick up in Q3 for LVMH
LVMH reported Tuesday that its watch and jewelry segment recorded organic revenue growth of 5 percent in the first nine months of the year, though it noted the retailers to whom it sells TAG Heuer and Hublot watches remain cautious in their buying.
JA names 2015 Lifetime Achievement award recipient
Jewelers of America will honor Larry Pelzel, vice president and divisional merchandise manager of precious jewels at Neiman Marcus, with its Gem Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 13th annual Gem Awards in January.