Coronavirus


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.

JCK Las Vegas, Luxury Cancelled for 2020

April 21, 2020
Reed Jewelry Group will hold a virtual event this summer instead and invite JCK Las Vegas exhibitors to have a presence at sister show JIS in October.

Instagram Live: Avoid These 3 Pitfalls to Ensure Success

April 21, 2020
In a special guest column, communications strategists Duvall O’Steen and Jen Cullen Williams talk timing, content and brand visibility on the platform.

Tariffs Suspended for 90 Days on Some Imports

April 21, 2020
Meant to help businesses impacted by coronavirus, the 90-day delay will not extend to Chinese goods or steel and aluminum imports.

Watches & Wonders 2020 Is Going Digital

April 21, 2020
Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie will unveil a platform Saturday to bring the watch community and 30 brands together online.

Citizen, Gabriel Donating Portion of Profits to JFC

April 20, 2020
The money will aid the industry charity’s partners, which need the help during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hamilton Jewelers to Hold Auction to Support its Community

April 20, 2020
The retailer is sponsoring an online auction to raise funds for small businesses in Princeton, New Jersey impacted by COVID-19.

The Paycheck Protection Program Is Out of Money, For Now

April 17, 2020
An additional $250 billion is on the table, but lawmakers have yet to come to an agreement.

LVMH’s First-Quarter Sales Fall 17%

April 17, 2020
The watches & jewelry division was among the hardest hit, with sales dropping 26 percent.

Royal Chain Has a New Rainbow Collection

April 16, 2020
It’s inspired by children’s rainbow artwork posted in their windows during quarantine.

Bob’s Watches Launches Affiliate Program for Independents

April 16, 2020
“Partners in Time” was created to provide retailers with incremental revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic.

African Gem Fair Rescheduled for the Fall

April 16, 2020
The Africa Gem Exhibition and Conference, originally slated for July in Zambia, will now be held from Oct. 1 to 3.

March Retail Sales Plunge, Marking Biggest Decline on Record

April 15, 2020
With businesses closed and consumers staying at home, U.S. retail sales posted a steep decline last month.

Squirrel Spotting: What Will Retail Look Like After COVID-19?

April 14, 2020
Consumers will return to physical stores, writes Peter Smith, and jewelers need to be ready for them.

Phillips Announces New Auction Dates

April 14, 2020
Its spring jewelry sales were postponed due to coronavirus concerns.

Diamond Dealer Manny Gordon Dies of COVID-19

April 13, 2020
The Brooklyn native and founder of Manny Gordon Trading was 79.
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