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New "top-level domains"--the word that comes to the right of the dot in an Internet address--are now available, including ".diamonds". Here's what jewelry companies need to know about these new web address endings.
For a number of jewelers, this past Saturday lived up to its billing, perhaps due to pent-up demand and an economy that is recovering, albeit slowly. Retailers told National Jeweler that diamond basics continued to fare well this holiday season, and a few also noted strong sales of colored gemstone pieces.
Mehul Shah of Shivani Gems Inc. was re-elected president of the Indian Diamond & Colorstone Association by the organization’s board of directors.
Inspired by a client and current NFL player who proposed on the field, retailer Mervis Diamond Importers launched a contest to hear the best, and worst, engagement stories for a chance to win money toward a wedding band.
Emerald Expositions, the parent company of National Jeweler, JA New York and Couture, announced Friday that it has agreed to acquire George Little Management LLC (GLM) from Providence Equity Partners for $335 million.
“Let it Snow” has morphed from a classic holiday tune into a Dec. 31 mantra for one Pennsylvania retailer. Here’s why.
ShopperTrak, a firm that has devices installed in stores across the country to count the number of people coming in, said that both retail sales and foot traffic were down last week due in large part to the weekend snowstorm. 
Designer Gurhan’s first brick-and-mortar retail store will open in New York City’s TriBeCa neighborhood in January.
Around 10 percent of consumers who haven’t yet wrapped up their holiday shopping will wait until Christmas Eve to finish, news that is no surprise to jewelers who are used to being busy until closing time on Dec. 24.
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