Government & Politics


10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

May 15, 2020
Updates on jewelry trade shows, a new coronavirus relief bill is unveiled, Jared is hosting virtual weddings, and more.

House Democrats Propose $3T Coronavirus Relief Bill

May 13, 2020
The plan includes provisions for small businesses, including changes to the Paycheck Protection Program.

Q&A: The Woman Who Told the Story of ‘The Radium Girls’

May 4, 2020
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff sat down for a virtual chat with Kate Moore, who wrote a book about the courageous watch and clock dial painters of the early 20th century.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

April 26, 2020
A major trade show is canceled, the Paycheck Protection Program gets a refill, advice on screening employees, and more.

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.

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.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

April 17, 2020
Baselworld loses major brands, thoughts on the future of retail, an update on the Paycheck Protection Program, and more.

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.

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.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

April 3, 2020
Three major trade shows are called off, thousands of retail workers are furloughed, and one retailer spreads hope.

5 Things Retailers Should Know About the Stimulus Bill

April 1, 2020
The CARES Act will provide $2 trillion in aid to keep businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.

Retail Orgs Urge Federal Help in Letter to White House

March 25, 2020
JA, JVC and WJA were among ninety organizations asking for the swift passage of a stimulus package to keep businesses afloat amid the coronavirus crisis.

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.

Coronavirus Forces Cancellation of Watches & Wonders Geneva

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

5 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

February 14, 2020
A bankruptcy filing, a big acquisition in the mall world, saying goodbye to a beloved antique jewelry dealer, and more.

De Grisogono USA Files for Bankruptcy in New York

February 14, 2020
Less than a month after the luxury brand filed in Switzerland, its U.S. division is seeking relief under Chapter 7.

Sterling Wants To Take Pay Bias Case to Highest Court

February 13, 2020
The retailer wants the Supreme Court to reverse the latest ruling in its long-running legal battle over pay and promotion discrimination.

FTC Seeking Public Comment on Ad Endorsement Guidelines

February 13, 2020
It comes as part of the agency’s regular review of current rules and guides.

De Grisogono Files for Bankruptcy in Switzerland

January 29, 2020
The luxury jewelry house wasn’t able to secure a buyer despite talks lasting several months.

Report Links De Grisogono to Money Laundering in Angola

January 22, 2020
An investigation alleges the jewelry brand was a central piece of a scheme that funneled billions of dollars of public funds into the pockets of members of the former first family.
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