Last week, The RealReal, a website where consumers buy and sell pre-owned luxury goods, released its annual list of the brands that had the highest resale value in 2018. See the story below to find out which brand was No. 1 and which ones lost value.
New York—Here are five stories from the week of Dec. 3 that are worth reading.

1. Which Jewelry Brand Has the Highest Resale Value?
The RealReal’s No. 1 reseller for the second year in a row sells for 74 percent of its original value.

2. Barbara Sinatra’s Diamond Ring Sells for $1.7M at Auction
Ol’ Blue Eyes proposed to his fourth wife with this 20.60-carat carat emerald-cut stone.

3. Brian Manookian Loses Bid to Reinstate Law License
Manookian is the Tennessee attorney who was at the center of the diamond overgrading cases that roiled the industry a few years ago.

4. I’m Your Store’s Online Secret Shopper
Here are three things you’re doing wrong.

5. GIA Offers Express Diamond Grading Services for the Holidays
U.S. retailers can receive grading reports within 24 hours at no extra cost until Jan. 4.

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