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Kay Jewelers Signet
Signet Cuts Forecast as Hurricanes Hurt Sales
Signet Jewelers’ sales fell in the third fiscal quarter due to hurricanes in the US and disruptions related to changes...
Retail Nov 21, 2017 Rapaport News
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Polished Trade Improves
Hong Kong’s polished-diamond imports grew slightly in the third quarter, recent data from the municipality’s trade...
Polished Markets Nov 21, 2017 Rapaport News
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Asia Keeps Swiss Watch Recovery on Track
Swiss watch exports grew in October as demand from key Asian markets continued its recent upward trend....
Watches Nov 21, 2017 Rapaport News
Peace Diamond
Story of the Peace Diamond: It Takes a Village
Negotiations began immediately when Komba John-Bull and his four coworkers arrived at Pastor Emmanuel Momoh’s home...
Mining Nov 20, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Alrosa Mir rescue operation
Alrosa Fires Two Executives over Flood
Alrosa has dismissed two senior executives after a commission identified safety failings that resulted in the Mir...
Mining Nov 20, 2017 Rapaport News
Mazalit payment app
Start-Up Gets Funds for Dealer Payment App
An Israeli startup is set to receive up to $1.2 million from investors to launch a mobile payment app that will help...
Financial-Legal Nov 20, 2017 Rapaport News
Yellow diamonds Bonhams Nov 2017
Historic Yellow Diamonds Up for Auction
Five storied fancy vivid yellow diamonds with a historical connection to the Cullinan family will go under the...
Polished Markets Nov 20, 2017 Rapaport News
Real is a Diamond image Nov 2017
New Diamond Ads Refocus on Love Moments
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has shifted to shorter video advertisements for the holiday season as it aims...
Marketing Nov 20, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers DTC sight boxes
De Beers, Alrosa Announce 2018 Sale Schedules
De Beers and Alrosa have released dates of their rough-diamond sales for 2018, with both miners maintaining...
Mining Nov 19, 2017 Rapaport News
ALROSA rough sorter
Mir Mine Flood Dents Alrosa Profit
Alrosa’s profit slumped in the third quarter as a fatal flood at the Mir mine forced the Russian company...
Mining Nov 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Mark Boston
Industry Mourns Diamond Broker Mark Boston
Mark Boston, a much-loved rough-diamond broker credited with driving forward India’s cutting industry, died last Monday...
Rough Markets Nov 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Sentiment improves, with wholesale jewelers busy filling Christmas orders. Record $25.3B Alibaba Singles’ Day (11/11) sales signal strong mobile buying...
Polished Markets Nov 16, 2017 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Trading returning to normal after Diwali, with dealers filling US and Chinese holiday orders. Steady market for...
Research Nov 16, 2017 Rapaport News
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J.C. Penney (+21%) led US retail stocks after reporting an increase in comparable-store sales. Birks Group (+12%), Kohl’s...
Financial-Legal Nov 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Gemfields rubies
Ruby Demand Robust at Gemfields Sale
Gemfields sold $55 million worth of rough rubies in Singapore last week, the highest revenue figure the...
Gemstones Nov 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa Mir Mirny mine
Authorities Release Causes of Fatal Alrosa Flood
A commission analyzing causes of a fatal flood at Alrosa's Mir mine has identified 16 company officials whose errors led...
Financial-Legal Nov 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Millennials
Opinion: Multifaceted Millennials
The future of our industry will depend on our success in enrolling the largest living generation: the millennials....
Retail Nov 16, 2017 Sally Morrison
The Raj Pink
Pink Diamond Disappoints at Sotheby’s Auction
The world’s largest known fancy intense pink diamond failed to sell at a disappointing Sotheby’s Geneva auction Wednesday,...
Polished Markets Nov 16, 2017 Joshua Freedman
Tacori Engagement Ring
Engagement Ring Prices On the Rise, Says The Knot
Prospective grooms are spending significantly more money and time on their engagement ring purchase than they...
Retail Nov 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Peace Diamond
Peace Diamond Departs Antwerp for New York
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, November 15, 2017, New York… The 709-carat Peace Diamond left Belgium and...
Rough Markets Nov 16, 2017 Rapaport
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