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The final gavel seemingly has dropped for Bidz.com Inc., which once sold millions of dollars in fine jewelry a year via its live online auction format but has struggled financially the last several years. 
Same-store sales in Michael Hill’s U.S. stores rose 6 percent year-over-year while total revenue fell slightly due to the company closing a store in June of last year. 
Bill Brand has been appointed president of HSN, effective immediately, and also will retain his roles as chief marketing officer and executive officer at HSNi.
Fast-growing jewelry company Alex and Ani has been included in Brand Innovators’ “Made in America: Top 10 Brands to Watch,” a list that spotlights businesses that have established themselves in a demanding consumer marketplace.
Amazon.com has grown to become one of the top 10 largest retailers in the country, according to Stores Media’s annual list of the biggest 100 retailers by sales. Read on to find out what specialty jeweler made the list for the first time.
CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, will hold its 2015 annual congress in Salvador, Brazil from May 4 to 6, with pre-congress meetings to take place the two days prior. 
BJ’s Wholesale Club has become the latest seller of fine jewelry to agree to boycott gold from the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska, if the project ever gets underway.  
Zale President and CEO Theo Killion has resigned from his position effective July 31, one of a number of changes to Signet and Zale's executive teams in the wake of the merger of the two mall giants. 
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