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Number of People Shopping on Cyber Monday Forecast to Drop
Cyber Monday’s online shopper count was expected to fall 4.6 percent from a year ago as internet sales...
Retail Dec 01, 2015 Rapaport News
Sotheby’s Auction Revenue This Year Expected to Stay Below 2014 Record
Sotheby’s worldwide jewelry auction sales in 2015 will likely be below its record reached last year, according...
Retail Nov 30, 2015 Rapaport News
NRF - Black Friday
Black-Friday Weekend Online Customers Exceed In-Store Buyers: National Retail Federation
The number of shoppers online during the Black-Friday weekend exceeded those buying in bricks-and-mortar stores, reflecting a “new...
Retail Nov 30, 2015 Rapaport News
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Pope Warns Africa’s Illegal Diamond Trade Abets Crime, Terrorism
Pope Francis has warned Africa’s illegal trade in diamonds and other precious resources abets criminal activities...
Fair Trade Nov 30, 2015 Rapaport News
Stellar Diamonds
Stellar Diamonds Applies for License to Mine at Tongo Project
Stellar Diamonds has applied for license to carry out large-scale mining at the Tongo project in Sierra Leone,...
Rough Markets Nov 30, 2015 Rapaport News
Xmas Cracker
Luxury Diamond Christmas Crackers Top $370,000
Christmas revelers will be able to celebrate the holiday this year with a new kind of Christmas cracker – containing...
Retail Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
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U.S. Oct. Jewelry & Watch Sales +2% to $5.3B
U.S. jewelry and watch sales from all retail outlets increased 2 percent year on year to an estimated $5.29...
Retail Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
GJEPC and BDB Set Detecting Synthetics Seminar
India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) are...
Polished Markets Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
Alrosa rough
ALROSA Mulls Production Cut in 2016
ALROSA may reduce production in 2016 as its rough diamond inventory is at a critical level in a weak market. “Currently, our...
Rough Markets Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
NRF - Black Friday
In-Store Black Friday Sales Decline But Online Improves
In-store sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday slipped from last year, but online and mobile sales...
Retail Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
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Petra Finds 23-Carat Pink Diamond in Tanzania
Petra Diamonds has recovered a 23.16-carat pink diamond of “exceptional color and clarity” from the Williamson mine...
Mining Nov 29, 2015 Rapaport News
Rapaport TradeWire November 26, 2015
RAPAPORT NEWS SERVICE | November 26, 2015 &nb...
Research Nov 26, 2015 Rapaport
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Trading slowly returning to normal after Diwali with manufacturers expected to return next week. SI-I2 demand strong...
Research Nov 26, 2015 Rapaport News
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Luk Fook’s H1 Revenue -8%, Profit -43% Amid Hong Kong Tourist Slowdown
Luk Fook Holdings International Limited reported revenue declined 7.7 percent to $898.6 million (HKD 5.4 billion)...
Retail Nov 26, 2015 Rapaport News
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Rapaport calls for resignation of De Beers CEO and 30-50% rough price cut to inject liquidity and profits into diamond trade. De Beers stops...
Research Nov 26, 2015
NRF - Black Friday
Early Black Friday Figures Not Reliable Indicator of Actual Sales
Early Black Friday figures claiming to signal how well the holiday period is progressing should be ignored as initial...
Retail Nov 26, 2015 Rapaport News
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How Botswana Will Find Independence
Fifty years on from independence, Botswana still finds itself in desperate need of improvements in its economic diversity. Its...
Research Nov 26, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
Mining stocks were led by a surge by Lucara Diamond Corp. (+28%) following its discovery of the second largest...
Financial-Legal Nov 26, 2015 Rapaport News
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Graff Debuts Ring Collection Inspired by ‘Thrill’ of Prohibition-Era Parties
Graff Diamonds has introduced a ring design inspired by America’s flamboyance in the 1920s and the excitement of alcohol-laden...
Retail Nov 26, 2015 Rapaport News
Majority of Diamonds in GIA Hacking Case Still Not Returned
Only 175 of the 1,042 diamonds whose Gemological Institute of America (GIA) reports were invalidated last month...
Polished Markets Nov 26, 2015 Rapaport News
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