Advanced Search

Diamond News Broadcast

Feb 17, 2010 7:00 PM   By Rapaport News
Comment Comment Email Email Print Print Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Share Share

Chain-store sales fell slightly this past week; De Beers results were of little surprise, given market conditions; and investors were not pleased with "good enough" results from Blue Nile, even though the online diamond retailer posted double-digit increases for the fourth quarter. It is important to keep tabs on consumer sentiment, given the mixed economic messages in the U.S., and the latest Gallup polls suggest that consumer spending and the outlook remain fairly stagnant. Many indicators have not moved much since April 2009.
Tags: De Beers, Rapaport News
Similar Articles
Indian jewelryDiamond Organizations Launch Banking Platform
May 13, 2018
Two leading industry organizations launched a digital know-your-customer (KYC) platform at a major banking summit in Mumbai on Friday.
Comments: (1)  Add comment Add Comment
Arrange Comments Last to First
a little less statistics and more news about diamonds
Feb 20, 2010 7:15AM    By Cornelius
I would prefer a little less of these general economical statistics but more usefull information specially about the diamond business. Lately there are too many charts and too little infos that may create ideas about how to improve business of where our business is going to. Thanks, Cornelius
Twitter Add Comment
© Copyright 1978-2018 by Martin Rapaport. All rights reserved. Index®, RapNet®, Rapaport®, PriceGrid™, Diamonds.Net™, and JNS®; are TradeMarks of Martin Rapaport.
While the information presented is from sources we believe reliable, we do not guarantee the accuracy or validity of any information presented by Rapaport or the views expressed by users of our internet service.