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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. 
Macy’s will mark June as National LGBTQ Pride Month with in-store events, specialty merchandise, sponsorships, advertising and a gift registry service that “warmly welcomes all couples.”
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.
In what is being called a landmark case, Richemont is taking broadband Internet service providers to high court in Great Britain, ordering them to block websites that sell counterfeit watches and jewelry.   
Mumbai-based manufacturer and retailer the Gitanjali Group reported that the stores it operates in the United States under the Samuels Jewelers Inc. umbrella experienced 12 percent year-over-year sales growth in fiscal year 2014.
The country’s two biggest specialty jewelers now are one. After weeks of defending the deal, Zale Corp. notched a huge victory Thursday when its shareholders voted in favor of combining the retailer with rival Signet Jewelers Ltd.
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