De Beers’ Namibian unit offers 240k ct to Namdia, local sightholders

The Namibian government said more than 240,000 carats of Namdeb run-off mine were offered to Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) and local sightholders at a value of $360 million in the 2017/18 financial year compared to $292 million in the 2016/17...


Mountain Province announced results of its third diamond sale of 2018

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.  announced the results of its recently completed third diamond sale of 2018.


Fura Gems Inc. aims at expanding the coloured gemstone business in India

Fura Gems Inc is aggressively looking at organizing the $2 bn gemstone market globally and is targeting a market share of 8% - 10% in the next 3 years.


ALROSA reports Q1 2018 production and preliminary trading performance

ALROSA Group’s diamond production for Q1 2018 totalled 7.4 million carats, down by 17% year-on-year.

20 april 2018

Forevermark supports women advancement

Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group of Companies, promoted gender equality and displayed its stunning Red Carpet Collection 2018 through a unique fashion show of models and women achievers on 18, April at the Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai...

20 april 2018

How Amazon Looks at Its Jewelry Sellers

12 april 2018

(jckonline.com) – In late March, 21C Jewelry Solutions announced that Kristin Cherry Jackson had joined the consultancy. Cherry Jackson used to work for Amazon.com as a senior category merchant manager for jewelry. To understand her job, you have to realize that Amazon sells in two ways. The first is through standard Amazon retail, where you order direct from the company. The second is through third-party sellers. Cherry Jackson worked with third-party jewelry sellers, which included everyone from big chains to manufacturers to mom-and-pop jewelry stores. Though it’s often been unclear how committed Amazon is to the jewelry category, she assured me that, “in Amazon’s opinion, everything is a growth area. It’s all about being a one-stop shop, and if it doesn’t have something, it failed.” Here are her insights into how the e-colossus works with its third-party jewelry sellers.


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