Any color diamond is a great investment

Bruno Scarselli belongs to the 3rd generation of the Scarselli family, which has for the last half-century been producing and selling some of the world’s highest quality yellow, blue and pink diamonds available on the market. Bruno heads the company...

20 november 2017

It’s crucial everybody feels confident that their suppliers use the System of Warranties - Stephane Fischler

The System of Warranties (SoW) in the diamond industry dates back to 2002, when the World Diamond Council (WDC) in team with the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association...

13 november 2017

IIDGR’s proprietary technology gives polished diamonds unique identity

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a unit of the global diamond giant, De Beers, grades natural stones and is also using its proprietary inscription technology to inscribe a unique identification on tables of each...

07 november 2017

In future, only those who offer innovative designs will survive

A science graduate from Madras University, Srinivasan's one-man venture with just 10 employees launched in 1984 has now grown into the present Emerald Group, in about 3 plus decades. The Group from Southern India is one of the largest jewellery manufacturing...

30 october 2017

Conditions are still very difficult - Ernie Blom

Ernie Blom, the President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) for the third term, has served on a range of industry bodies as an executive as well as chairman for many years, including Chairman, Diamond Dealers Club of South Africa...

23 october 2017

Ex-Bulgari chief to become Tiffany & Co. CEO

14 july 2017
Tiffany & Co. has picked veteran luxury executive Alessandro Bogliolo, a former Bulgari chief operating officer, as its new CEO.
Bogliolo, 52, is currently CEO of Italian clothing retailer Diesel, where he has led a program to revitalize the company’s brand and improve the shopping experience for customers, Tiffany said. He previously spent 16 years at luxury jeweler Bulgari, including as chief operating officer and executive vice president for jewelry, watches and accessories.
Tiffany expects Bogliolo to fill a new post on October 2. He will also join the company's board of directors.
Tiffany's former CEO Frederic Cumenal, stepped down abruptly from the role in February.
The New York-based jeweler’s sales waned over the past two years, with 2016 holiday revenues recording a 4% drop. Tiffany’s February announcement of Cumenal’s departure noted that the board had been disappointed by recent financial results, and said the company needed to execute its strategies faster to compete with rivals.
“Today’s announcement concludes the board’s thorough process to identify and recruit an accomplished leader to position the company for sustainable growth in the years ahead,” the company said. “Alessandro has a well-deserved reputation for creativity and execution, having previously led a number of international brands to success and improved performance.”
Bogliolo vowed to strengthen the company’s position among the world’s top luxury brands.
“It is my goal to continue to delight our customers with compelling product offerings, supported by best-in-class operations,” he said.


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