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Citing the rise in the number of consumers who want to know where their jewelry comes from, the Gemmological Association of Great Britain will unveil a new online course for jewelry professionals that will cover corporate social responsibility for businesses of any size. 
The Panama Diamond Exchange has named Hecliton Santini Henriques, president of Instituto Brasileiro de Gemas e Metais Preciosos (IBGM), and Dr. Luciano Pataro, founder and director of Gold America S.A., as directors of the organization. 
Danish jewelry brand Pandora announced Thursday that CEO Allan Leighton will step down in March 2015 and be replaced by tobacco company executive Anders Colding Friis. 
Signet Jewelers Ltd. reported Thursday that second quarter same-store sales rose 7 percent for its Sterling Jewelers division but fell 1 percent at Zale Corp., which it officially acquired in late May. 
Tiffany & Co. reported Wednesday that same-store sales in the Americas were up 8 percent year-over-year in the company’s second quarter ended July 31, bolstered by strong performances across most product categories. 
Movado Group reported Tuesday that net sales rose 4 percent year-over-year in its fiscal second quarter, from $138.3 million to $143.6 million. 
From 8 to 10 on Friday nights, Jewelry Television now is doing what it terms “Girlfriend Friday,” a show not exclusively limited to selling jewels.
The latest development in the New York attorney general’s investigations into alleged cases of racial profiling has resulted in Macy’s Inc. agreeing to pay $650,000 to settle complaints against it. 
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