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Third quarter sales grew for Shop HQ, formerly ShopNBC, as did the company’s customer base, a change it attributes to selling fewer items in the jewelry and watches category while bulking up its selection elsewhere.
Fine jewelry was one of the top sellers at J.C. Penney in the third quarter, a quarter in which the retailer saw signs of improvement, recording its first same-store sales increase in almost two years.
Patrick F. McGuiness has resigned as chief financial officer of Tiffany & Co., effective Nov. 27.
Signet Jewelers Ltd. has purchased a diamond polishing facility in Gaborone, Botswana, a not-unexpected move for a company that has been talking about increasing its direct sourcing of rough for some time.  
Danish bead-maker Pandora said Friday that financial authorities in Denmark have indicted the company for waiting too long to report an expected drop in sales back in 2011.  
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