Retail


Alrosa Ends Difficult Year With Strong Q4

January 22, 2021
The miner’s sales were down for the full year, but it is not as bad as it could have been considering sales ground to a halt mid-year due to the pandemic.

Pete Engel To Exit Amid Executive Shakeup at Fred Meyer Jewelers

January 21, 2021
The longtime executive will leave the retailer at the end of March, joined by Kirsten Darrow and Carolyn Dabbundo.

The ‘Barneys At Saks’ Store in NYC Is Now Open

January 21, 2021
The retailer has gotten a second life with a 54,000-square-foot space on the fifth floor of the flagship Saks Fifth Avenue.

NRF to Highlight 100 Diverse Small Businesses

January 21, 2021
Selected businesses will receive airtime on QVC and HSN, social media exposure and other tools to grow their companies.

In an Age of Purposeful Purchasing, Secondhand Diamonds Surge Ahead

January 20, 2021
Whether a bridal customer wants something sentimental, unique or ethically sourced, the category allows them to say “yes.”

Millennials, Gen Z Do Still Want Diamonds, Survey Says

January 20, 2021
And they will increasingly use the internet for research or involve gift recipients in the final purchase decision.

Holiday Sales Up 8 Percent, Says NRF

January 20, 2021
Holiday season sales exceeded the National Retail Federation’s expectations.

Watch: Making the Returns Experience a Happy One

January 15, 2021
Not every holiday gift hits the mark, which is why retailers must have a seamless process in place for accepting returns and exchanges.

Fire Polish Diamonds Has a New Name

January 14, 2021
The company, which sells diamonds with extra sparkle, will now be known as Facets of Fire.

Edge Retail Academy Awards NC Jeweler with Wag Award

January 12, 2021
Concord-based Falls Jewelers is being honored for its excellence and growth.

Watch: A Webinar on 2021 Predictions

January 11, 2021
Sherry Smith, Peter Smith and Edahn Golan talk about how the industry ended 2020 and where it is, potentially, headed in the new year.

Tiffany CEO, Artistic Director Out As LVMH Acquisition Closes

January 8, 2021
Alessandro Bogliolo, Reed Krakoff and Chief Brand Officer Daniella Vitale are leaving the jeweler as new management takes over.

Stuller’s First Catalog of 2021 Is Here

January 8, 2021
“Tools, Equipment & Metals 2021-2022” is a 750-page catalog that includes a new custom stamping service as well as an all-new watchmaker bench section.

Macy’s To Close More Than 40 Stores

January 7, 2021
The closures are part of the retailer’s larger plan to shutter 125 locations by 2023.

Simon Completes Acquisition of Taubman Centers

January 6, 2021
The billion-dollar deal was on the rocks, but a price cut salvaged the acquisition.

Tiffany Shareholders Approve LVMH Deal

January 5, 2021
The French luxury titan will acquire Tiffany in a deal valued at $15.8 billion.

Online Jewelry Sales Up 46% This Holiday Season, Mastercard Says

January 4, 2021
It was a bright spot for the category, where overall retail sales were down 4 percent between Oct. 11-Dec. 24.

Watch: National Jeweler’s Editors Look Back at 2020

December 31, 2020
In the latest webinar, the editorial team talks about their favorite stories and highlights from the year.

London Jewelers Has a Fresh New Look

December 31, 2020
The 94-year-old New York jeweler just renovated its Manhasset flagship.

Pomellato Celebrates 10 Years in Chicago With New Boutique

December 29, 2020
Its store in the tony Gold Coast neighborhood has moved just down the block and updated its look.
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