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A $400 million lifeline from its CEO and growing losses have analysts questioning if Sears might be the next big brick-and-mortar retailer to fall.  
A number of well-known players in the industry have formed an international think tank designed to provide the broadest view of the challenges the industry faces, as well as strategies for dealing with them. 
Yet another bank seems set to exit the jewelry industry, as KBC said Friday that the sale of the Antwerp Diamond Bank to Yinren Group has fallen through and it will, according to its agreement with the European Commission, wind down the bank’s activities. 
Romanian model Andreea Diaconu is the face of De Beers Diamond Jewellers’ new advertising campaign, which will launch next month alongside the brand’s Aria collection. 
A former Cartier advertising executive being sued for attempted digital theft of trade secrets is asking a federal judge to dismiss the case on grounds that she was permitted to access the data in question and never obtained it anyway. 
J.C. Penney is elevating its line of Modern Bride-branded engagement rings, offering finished pieces as expensive as $10,000 and also now selling loose diamonds on its website for custom creations. 
Diamond manufacturer Kiran Gems has been recognized as the “Fastest Growing Company” by Sarine Technologies, and also nabbed five other awards from the company. 
Harry Winston is unveiling a new advertising campaign featuring both newer and iconic pieces from its high jewelry and bridal collections, all set against the backdrop of the Big Apple. 
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