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Online retailer Gemvara has decided not to open a permanent brick-and-mortar location after a temporary store designed to test the brand’s brick-and-mortar appeal didn’t attract many customers. 
Jeffrey Gennette, who spent the past five years as chief merchandising officer at Macy’s, has been named president of the corporation. 
Fabergé has teamed with street style icon Miroslava Duma to launch a “digital mirror” at its nearly month-long in-store Easter promotion at Harrods department store in London. 
Same-store sales in the U.S. were up 4 percent for Signet Jewelers Ltd. in the fourth quarter, while e-commerce sales climbed 21 percent to $61.9 million. 
The Movado Group Inc. announced Wednesday that it is reducing distribution of its ESQ Movado brand in order to focus on “more productive” watches. 
Kalyan Jewellers, which has stores in India and the United Arab Emirates, has been recognized with the Emerging Retailer of the Year Award from the Economic Times for “aggressively building a pan-India operations despite a slowing market.” 
After seeing success with its first partnership with a designer, online retailer Blue Nile will showcase a select number of established and emerging brands through its new “Designer Collective.” 
Tiffany & Co. saw same-store sales in the Americas increase 6 percent in the fourth quarter, the company reported Friday. 
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