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Study Gauges Fine Jewelry Shoppers’ Holiday 2020 Attitudes

October 23, 2020
Commissioned by Platinum Guild International, it shows that millennials and Gen Z are the most likely to purchase fine jewelry.

For the Industry, It Will Be a Quiet January in New York

October 9, 2020
Gem Awards was moved to July, while the 24 Karat Club has canceled its annual banquet, and JSA and JVC are taking their events virtual.

Retailers Need a COVID-19 Stimulus Package Now, Says NRF

October 9, 2020
The National Retail Federation is urging the White House and Congress to reach a deal on a stimulus package as retailers and families struggle to make ends meet.

Mall of America Donates Space to Small Businesses

October 6, 2020
The shopping center opened a space for local businesses affected by the pandemic and civil unrest in Minneapolis to set up shop.

GJEPC Schedules IIJS Virtual Event for October

September 28, 2020
Slated for Oct. 12-16, it will provide a place for meetings and product showcase in lieu of the postponed August Premiere show.

Watch: Matt Stuller Looks Back on 50 Years in Business

September 25, 2020
See the Stuller founder and CEO talk about his greatest challenge in 50 years and the upcoming holiday season.

Original Miami Beach Antique Show Pushes 2021 Dates Back

September 23, 2020
U.S. Antique Shows has changed the event from late January to March.

How to Safely Pierce Ears Amid a Pandemic

September 21, 2020
National Jeweler spoke with Piercing Pagoda’s Kecia Caffie and Brian Keith Thompson of Body Electric Tattoo about how ear piercings can continue during COVID-19.

Simon, Brookfield to Acquire JC Penney

September 15, 2020
The proposed deal would keep 650 locations open and save 70,000 jobs.

Tiffany Sues After LVMH Looks to Call Off Acquisition

September 9, 2020
The stage is set for a protracted legal battle as the $16 billion deal seems set to dissolve.

November Industry Events Canceled, Moved Online

September 2, 2020
GemGenève now won’t be held until 2021, and Jewellery & Gem World Hong Kong is pivoting to a digital format.

New Plumb Club Platform Aims to Make Virtual Feel Real

September 1, 2020
Executive Director Lawrence Hess gave National Jeweler the scoop on the TPC-365 virtual platform and the features coming soon for retailers.

JA New York Cancels October Jewelry Trade Show

August 31, 2020
But the New York City Jewelry & Watch Show and Atlanta Jewelry Show continue to plan live events for fall with safety measures in place.

Tiffany’s Q2 Sales Sink, E-commerce Shines

August 27, 2020
U.S. ecommerce sales surged 122 percent in the second quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic kept shoppers at home.

Tiffany, LVMH Deal Pushed Back to Fall

August 26, 2020
The billion-dollar acquisition still needs regulatory approval from the European Union, Japan, Mexico and Taiwan.

Why Mall Owner CBL Properties May File for Bankruptcy

August 24, 2020
As the company nears a bankruptcy filing, here’s how it got there and how it may get out.

Tiffany’s Flagship Renovation Delayed Until 2022

August 24, 2020
Non-essential construction stalled in New York City as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

August 23, 2020
Three new virtual events for the industry, a major appeals court decision, a colorful new summer collection and more.

This Virtual Market Is Connecting Artisanal Miners with Buyers

August 21, 2020
Started in response to the pandemic, Virtu Gem sells rough from miners in Zambia and Malawi.

Gurhan Contest Honors Healthcare Heroes

August 21, 2020
Four lucky winners will receive Gurhan jewelry as a token of the brand’s appreciation for frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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