Technology


Jared Is Now Livestreaming a Show About Jewelry

September 25, 2020
Viewers can browse Jared’s selection and click to buy while watching the web series.

Watch: How to Make the Most of Your Data

September 18, 2020
See tech expert Jennifer Shaheen’s rundown on utilizing data analytics in this episode of the “My Next Question” webinar series.

AGS Revamps ‘Find a Jeweler’ Tool

September 16, 2020
Consumers can now find a jeweler, jewelry store, and appraiser all in one place.

IDI, AWDC to Hold Digital Trade Show on Virtual Diamond Boutique

September 10, 2020
The diamond trading event kicks off next week.

Amazon Moves Into Wearables With Halo

September 4, 2020
The retail giant’s latest gadget collects and analyzes information on temperature, heart rate and other health data.

Coach’s Corner: How to Keep Your Customers Engaged

September 2, 2020
Whether it’s live chat or a good old-fashioned phone call, The Jewelry Coach Pat Henneberry explains why keeping in touch is so important right now.

New Plumb Club Platform Aims to Make Virtual Feel Real

September 1, 2020
Executive Director Lawrence Hess gave National Jeweler the scoop on the TPC-365 virtual platform and the features coming soon for retailers.

Former Polygon Exec Tapped to Head Get Diamonds

August 31, 2020
Kim E. Pelletier, who spent three years as vice president of sales and marketing at Polygon, will helm the new diamond trading platform.

GIA Now Analyzing Fancy-Shaped Melee

August 27, 2020
It’s an expansion of the service GIA launched in 2016 to address concerns about lab-grown and treated diamonds being mixed into parcels of melee.

Jewelers Mutual Launches ‘Zing’ to Encourage Digital Business

August 13, 2020
Its new platform offers a one-stop-shop for digital services for the jewelry industry, and it’s free to enroll.

Kaiser Time Now Has a Digital Strategy Consultant

August 12, 2020
It’s working with Thornton Digital Consulting and its founder, Deana Thornton, to help retailers with their online strategies.

GCAL Introduces Podcast Series, ‘Diamond Profile’

August 11, 2020
The first guests are Stuller executives.

Instagram Rolls Out Reels, Its Answer to TikTok

August 10, 2020
Introduced last Wednesday, the new feature allows users to create 15-second videos using a single shot or stitched-together clips.

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.

GIA Will Start Using Artificial Intelligence for Diamond Clarity Grading

August 6, 2020
The system is currently being tested in New York and Carlsbad, with an industry-wide rollout expected next year.

At 60, Accutron Decides It’s Time for a Podcast

August 6, 2020
“The Accutron Show” is a deep-dive into American culture, entertainment and history, with a new episode streaming every week.

To Sell, Or Not To Sell: That’s the Lab-Grown Question

July 29, 2020
More and more companies sell lab-grown diamonds, forcing jewelers to decide: Should I carry them, or not?

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

July 24, 2020
De Beers bets money on “try-and-buy,” a royal tiara ranking, layoffs at a big brand and more.

De Beers Invests in Online ‘Try-and-Buy’ Jewelry Company

July 20, 2020
De Beers executive Stephen Lussier will be joining the board of Gemist as part of the deal.

Malca-Amit Becomes Authorized Shipper on Get Diamonds

July 20, 2020
The international logistics and shipping company also is offering a special benefit program for platform members.
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