GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

Today, almost all jewellery companies have their own wholesale websites, online stores, and social media pages. But a year ago, GOLDNET.MARKET, the first jewellery wholesale marketplace appeared in Russia, a new effective tool for the jewellery market...


Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

06 september 2021

There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

30 august 2021

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

Alex Popov, President of the Moscow Diamond Exchange and head of the Âme jewelry brand, which uses lab-grown diamonds to produce jewelry, sat for an interview with Rough&Polished sharing his views on the coexistence of natural and man-made diamonds in...

23 august 2021

Head of De Beers' U.S. marketing team resigns

22 july 2009

The man responsible for introducing several of De Beers' most iconic beacon marketing programs to the U.S. market has resigned, JWT North America announced on Tuesday.
Richard Lennox, who has served as the U.S. director-in-charge of the De Beers account at advertising firm JWT for the past 10 years, is leaving the company, effective July 24, National Jeweler Network reported.
Industry sources say he is leaving to pursue another job in the jewelry industry.
Following his departure, the existing management team of Lisa Cochin, Emmy Kondo, Sally Morrison and Colby Shergalis will continue on, supervising the De Beers account at JWT.
During Lennox's 10-year tenure, JWT created and implemented the Millennium campaign, and the three-stone, right-hand ring and Journey beacon programs.
In a press release, Lennox called his work on the De Beers account one of the most "satisfying" of his career, and that it allowed him to learn about the diamond industry.
De Beers Group's Stephen Lussier said Lennox's work at JWT contributed to the diamond industry as a whole.
"Richard has made an unbelievable contribution to the whole industry," he said in the release. "Through JWT, he has created powerful ideas that have excited consumers and driven growth in the trade."
Following Lennox's departure, the marketing team's main focus will be supervising De Beers' 2009 holiday marketing campaign, which they having been working on with Lennox over the past several months.
Morrison, a senior partner at JWT, said the team is sorry to see Lennox go.
"We're very sad that he's leaving the account because he been such a big part of what we did every day," she said.