Coronavirus


Coach’s Corner: Is Your Business Open to Change?

May 6, 2020
It’s not going to be business as usual when we open up, writes Pat Henneberry, and the jewelry industry will need to adapt.

You Can Earn an AJP Diploma from GIA for Free

May 6, 2020
First-time students can enroll in GIA’s online introductory courses on diamonds, colored stones, and jewelry at no cost.

Sale of Victoria’s Secret to Private Equity Firm Scrapped

May 5, 2020
The $525 million deal was supposed to close in the second quarter.

JA Moves Its National Convention Online

May 5, 2020
Originally slated for New York in July, it will now take place May 26 through 28.

Fall Edition of Atlanta Jewelry Show Pushed Back to October

May 4, 2020
It was originally scheduled for August.

Tips for Emerging from Lockdown With Your Sanity Intact

May 1, 2020
Setting boundaries and having a plan can really be helpful for your mental well-being, Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff learned during—what else?—a webinar.

5 Consumer Trends to Look Out for Post-COVID-19

April 30, 2020
A Bain & Co. report on the luxury sector outlines post-pandemic retail trends, from new online shopping habits to a louder call for sustainability.

Jewelers of America’s Certifications Now Available Online

April 30, 2020
They’re being offered for a limited-time price of $25 per exam, down from $55.

Threads Styling on Cracking the Millennial, Gen Z Code

April 29, 2020
The company sells fine jewelry and luxury products solely through messaging apps and is eyeing the North American market.

Report: Simon Property Group to Reopen 49 Shopping Centers

April 29, 2020
The locations will reopen in May with several precautions in place, including limited occupancy and voluntary temperature checks.

On Data: A 5-Point Reopening Checklist

April 28, 2020
Jewelers need to re-evaluate their sales forecasts, their inventory and their employees, writes Sherry Smith in this special edition of On Data.

We Found the Perfect Hand Sanitizer Solution for Jewelry Stores

April 28, 2020
Gem-Water is selling a liquid dispenser with gemstones.

Istanbul Jewelry Show Postpones Spring Edition to 2021

April 28, 2020
The trade show’s October edition will be held this year as scheduled.

This Jeweler Knows Your Kids Need Something to Do

April 27, 2020
Venus Jewelers in Somerset, New Jersey is holding a jewelry design contest for children, and will make the winning submission into a piece of jewelry.

Simon G.’s New Campaign Celebrates Local City Restaurants

April 27, 2020
The company is also donating to Feeding America.

House Passes $484B in Small Business, Hospital Funding

April 24, 2020
The new bill includes an additional $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program, which ran out of funding last week.

John Henne Offers 5 Tips for Business During Coronavirus

April 24, 2020
The fourth-generation jeweler chatted with National Jeweler Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff in a recent webinar.

What to Consider When Screening Employees for COVID-19

April 23, 2020
During a webinar Wednesday afternoon, an attorney who specializes in employment litigation gave a list of dos and don’ts for employers to consider as businesses reopen.

Kering’s Watch, Jewelry Segment Takes A Hit in Q1

April 22, 2020
Jewelry brand Qeelin was the only bright spot due in part to a rebound in mainland China.

Roberto Coin Is Asking People to Nominate Nurses

April 22, 2020
The Italian jewelry brand is giving away 100 Princess Flower pendants to these frontline COVID-19 fighters between now and May 6.
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