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...

20 september 2021

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

U.S. survey finds jewellery sales continuing to increase

17 december 2009

U.S. jewellery sales are continuing to climb, with 64 percent of retailers reporting that sales were either "very good" or "good" last weekend, up from 53 percent the previous weekend, according to a survey conducted by National Jeweler, cited by Antwerpfacetsonline.
The magazine's Exclusive Holiday Season Weekly Survey found that 26 percent of respondents said weekend sales were "very good," up from 23 percent reporting such positive results last weekend.
Meanwhile, 38 percent of respondents said their sales were "good," up from 30 percent the previous weekend.
In addition, the proportion of those surveyed reporting flat sales fell to 17 percent from 26 percent, while those who said sales were "very poor" also decreased to 10 percent from 13 percent.
Survey-takers who said their sales were "poor" edged up 1 percent to just 10 percent.
The survey found that some retailers reported that their Internet business was robust, with one respondent saying web sales were up 300 percent.
Sales of sterling silver are continuing to rise, with 65 percent of respondents reporting sterling-silver jewellery sales were "good," up from 51 percent.
Non-bridal diamond jewellery sales jumped to 55 percent from 44 percent, while bridal jewellery sales were "good" for 36 percent of respondents compared with 33 percent previously.