Coronavirus


Vicenzaoro Pivots to Three-Day September Summit

July 6, 2020
VOICE precedes a full trade show return in January 2021.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

July 5, 2020
A D-color diamond makes a splash online, a major lab reopens, four mines go up for sale, and more.

Tiffany To Donate $2M to Communities Affected by COVID-19

July 2, 2020
The jeweler is donating proceeds from its Infinity collection to CARE.

The 10 Most Popular Stories of 2020 So Far

July 2, 2020
The RapNet row, a touching remembrance of a beloved designer, lessons about fordite, tips on keeping jewelry clean, and more.

GJEPC Reschedules IIJS Premiere for January 2021

July 2, 2020
Exact dates for the Mumbai event haven’t been released yet.

The Company That Owns the Cullinan Mine Is Up for Sale

June 30, 2020
Petra Diamonds is looking for a buyer for some or all its assets.

Alrosa Reopens Mine After Coronavirus-Related Shutdown

June 30, 2020
The International mine is back up and running less than week after a dozen employees tested positive for COVID-19.

How Small Businesses Are Faring, By the Numbers

June 29, 2020
A survey by the National Federation of Independent Business took a look at COVID-19 business disruptions, PPP and EIDL loans, and more.

GIA Reopens NY Lab for Business

June 29, 2020
But its school in the city remains closed.

Macy’s to Lay Off 3,900 Employees Amid Restructuring

June 26, 2020
The department store chain is cutting costs as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic weigh on its business.

WJA Foundation Announces $2K COVID-19 Relief Grant

June 25, 2020
It will benefit a member with a small business who has been impacted by coronavirus-related closures.

Jewelry Cleaning Tips Straight from an Expert

June 24, 2020
Kingswood Company President Kristie Nicolosi talks cleaning routines, the drawbacks of using alcohol on jewelry, and the difference between cleaning and disinfecting.

Houston Jeweler Donates Over 1,000 Pins to Health Care Workers

June 24, 2020
Valobra Master Jewelers has been producing gold-plated silver pins to thank doctors, nurses and medical staffers on the frontline of the fight against COVID-19.

Hong Kong Jewelry Shows Postponed to 2021

June 23, 2020
Organizers pushed back the show dates due to an extension of coronavirus-related travel restrictions in Hong Kong.

The Rap Price List Is Now Weekly Again

June 19, 2020
The Rapaport Group has nixed the idea of publishing its price list just once a month and scrapped plans for an advisory board.

4 Insights from De Beers on Current Consumer Attitudes

June 18, 2020
Here’s how the pandemic is affecting their spending and what they’ll look for in holiday gifts this year.

Francesca’s Weighs Possible Bankruptcy

June 18, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated existing problems for the clothing and accessories chain, including declining sales and store traffic.

Alrosa’s May Sales Were ‘Expectedly Low’

June 17, 2020
Rough and polished diamond sales totaled $40 million, down 85 percent when compared with last May.

Here Are the Details on the Virtual JCK Las Vegas, Luxury Shows

June 16, 2020
The jewelry trade shows also set their 2021 in-person show dates.

Signet’s SEC Filing Lays Bare Its COVID-19 Concerns

June 15, 2020
The retailer is worried about customers’ willingness to visit stores and what a second wave of the virus would mean for business.
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