Survey Says: Sapphire Is King for Both Trade and Consumers

February 22, 2021
Plus, current consumer interest in colored stones, how sales in the category have been, and more insights from a recent study by MVI Marketing.

Employees Say Jewelry Industry Has Work to Do on Diversity

February 2, 2021
National Jeweler breaks down the results of its recent employee-focused survey on diversity, which paints a different picture than the survey taken by employers.

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.

In Results of Diversity Survey, a Tale of Two Experiences

January 14, 2021
National Jeweler breaks down the results of the survey on diversity in the fine jewelry industry that it conducted in partnership with Jewelers of America.

Survey: Consumers Would Pay Premium for ‘Responsibly Mined’ Gold

January 8, 2021
But they have very little knowledge about the area, indicating the trade needs to have clear messaging about origin and benefit to the buyer.

5 Things to Know About Quarantine Proposals, Engagement Rings

December 18, 2020
In this year unlike any other, newly engaged couples spent less but celebrated just as much.

PGI Asks Consumers: What Is (Modern) Love?

December 7, 2020
A new survey yields insights into engagement ring preferences, how modern jewelry advertising should look and more.

5 Industry Observations Based on the Latest JBT Data

October 26, 2020
Jewelers Board of Trade President Erich Jacobs talked with National Jeweler about continuing trends in the jewelry industry, a K-shaped recovery and his expectations for Q4.

Study Gauges Fine Jewelry Shoppers’ Holiday 2020 Attitudes

October 23, 2020
Commissioned by Platinum Guild International, it shows that millennials and Gen Z are the most likely to purchase fine jewelry.

JA, National Jeweler Extend Diversity Survey Deadline

October 9, 2020
Members of the trade—with a particular need for employee participation—can still take it through Oct. 14.

Start Holiday Shopping Early, Says NRF

September 30, 2020
The National Retail Federation’s new campaign, set to air in October, will encourage customers to shop safely and early in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

There’s a New Book Out About the ‘Zconomy’

September 30, 2020
Authors Denise Villa and Jason Dorsey break down how to market to, hire and retain members of a generation who think email and Facebook are old, and don’t know life without smartphones.

These Will Be the Top Diamond Jewelry Trends for the Holidays

September 28, 2020
De Beers and trends consultancy Adorn Insight offered predictions for gifting season.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

September 25, 2020
A penultimate tender for pink diamonds, a big find in Arkansas, rounding up the best looks at the Primetime Emmys, and more.

JA, National Jeweler Conducting Diversity Survey

September 23, 2020
The trade association and publication want to learn more about hiring practices, inclusion policies and racial discrimination in the fine jewelry industry.

5 Things to Know About De Beers’ Holiday Insight Report

August 14, 2020
The survey sheds light on consumer sentiment in the U.S., where people will be shopping, why simple solitaires are so appealing right now, and more.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

August 9, 2020
Lord & Taylor’s bankruptcy filing, Oscar Heyman’s holiday catalog, a record-setting Rolex auction, and more.

On Data: Sales Show Continued Improvement in July

August 4, 2020
Following a “dismal” April and a “bleak” May, Sherry Smith notes that independent jewelers’ sales have warmed up recently, particularly in this one category.

5 Things the Latest JBT Data Tells Us

July 31, 2020
Jewelers Board of Trade President Erich Jacobs put the number of Q2 store closures in perspective, and gives predictions for the remainder of 2020.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

June 21, 2020
A major retailer outlines its post-pandemic concerns, all the details on a big virtual jewelry trade show, consumers talk diamonds, and more.
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