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The proposed $150 million sale of Hearts on Fire to Chinese retailer and manufacturer Chow Tai Fook underscores what many believe is the future of retail: It will be all about the brands.  
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd. announced Wednesday that it plans to buy Boston-based Hearts on Fire for $150 million, giving Hearts on Fire a foothold in the Chinese market and the Hong Kong-based retailer and manufacturer an exclusive, premium diamond brand.  
July will mark Katharina Flohr’s final month as the managing and creative director of Fabergé.
Robbins Brothers is teaming up with Paparazzi Proposals, a company that specializes in planning and surreptitiously photographing proposals, to offer its customers the chance to plan and document the act of popping the question from start to finish.
The Women’s Jewelry Association will honor the American Gem Society’s Ruth Batson, David Bonaparte of Jewelers of America and the Richline Group at its 2014 Awards for Excellence gala.  
Reeds Jewelers is the latest in a number of big retailers who will allow customers to pay for goods via the digital currency bitcoin. 
Italian jewelry brand Buccellati will introduce a new store concept when it moves to different location in New York City this fall, taking over the space recently vacated by Mauboussin. 
French brand Mauboussin has shuttered the Madison Avenue boutique it opened in 2008 and appointed new leadership for the North American market, with plans to open in a smaller space in New York later this year.
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