Coronavirus


MJSA Expo Sets Rescheduled Fall Dates

March 18, 2020
It is slated for Oct. 25 and 26 at the Javits Center, co-locating with the JA New York Fall jewelry trade show.

Nearly 100 Designers Have Banded Together to Help Feed Children

March 17, 2020
They’re donating proceeds of sales to the nonprofit No Kid Hungry in light of the coronavirus.

AGS Conclave Becomes the Latest Industry Event to Be Canceled

March 17, 2020
The American Gem Society said it might replace its annual signature gathering with a virtual mini-conference later this year.

JA Surveying Members on the Effects of COVID-19

March 17, 2020
It’s also put together a resource guide for retailers to help them navigate the health and business challenges posed by the virus.

LVMH Producing Hand Sanitizer to Help in Coronavirus Fight

March 17, 2020
The luxury titan will use its perfume and cosmetics production sites to make and provide free hand sanitizer to French health authorities.

Stuller’s Bench Jeweler Workshop Postponed

March 13, 2020
The GJEPC International Gem & Jewellery Show, the Istanbul Jewelry Show and Oroarezzo have also been postponed amid coronavirus concerns.

‘Jewelry in America’ Conference Pushed to September

March 12, 2020
The ASJRA’s annual conference was slated for April 4 but has been postponed due to coronavirus concerns.

Alrosa’s Diamond Sales Falter in February

March 11, 2020
After a strong start to the year, uncertainty surrounding the continuing spread of COVID-19 weighed on the miner’s sales.

JA NY Spring Cancelled, MJSA Expo Postponed Due to Coronavirus

March 10, 2020
The trade shows were set to take place this weekend, March 15-17, at the Javits Center in New York.

MJSA, Atlanta Show Circulating Survey on COVID-19

March 6, 2020
The two are working with Hill Management Group to distribute a survey to better understand how the disease is impacting the jewelry industry.

US Trade Shows Push On Amid Coronavirus Fears

March 5, 2020
The upcoming jewelry trade shows in New York as well as those set to take place during Las Vegas Market Week will all go on as scheduled.

De Beers’ Sales Take a Dive Due to Coronavirus

March 5, 2020
The company is letting sightholders defer as suppliers grapple with the drop in demand in China.

Baselworld Postponed Until January 2021

February 28, 2020
The move came after Swiss authorities issued a ban on large-scale events Friday due to concerns about the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Forces Cancellation of Watches & Wonders Geneva

February 27, 2020
The show formerly known as SIHH was scheduled to take place in two months.

How the Coronavirus Is Impacting the Jewelry Industry

February 13, 2020
Pandora, LVMH and Kering execs reflect on the ripple effects of the outbreak as sales continue to dip.

Alrosa Latest to Cancel Hong Kong Event

February 6, 2020
The diamond miner joins the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Swatch Group in canceling or postponing events due to coronavirus.

Pandora’s Q4 Results Suffer as Weak Sales in China Take A Toll

February 4, 2020
CEO Alexander Lacik told Reuters the jeweler’s business in China is in “standstill mode” as a result of the coronavirus.
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