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

Jewelry, Watch Sales Soar 64% in Macao

29 august 2012

Macao's Statistics and Census Service determined that the country's second-quarter retail sales rose 30 percent year on year to $1.6 billion (MOP 12.74 billion), for the three months that ended on June 30. When accounting for price increases, the volume of retail sales for the second quarter increased by 22 percent year on year, Rapaport reported.
Sales of jewelry, watches and clocks performed extremely well, surging 64 percent year on year to $513 million (MOP 4.10 billion). The jewelry and watches category accounted for 32 percent of Macao's total retail sales in the second quarter.
The government observed that value of retail sales for the second quarter decreased by 3 percent compared with the first quarter and that was due in part to substantial declines in revenue from adult clothing, communication equipment, leather goods and department stores. Motor vehicle sales, however, soared during the first half of 2012 as they have for the past two years.
Eighty-one percent of retailers anticipate that sales will either increase or remain the same in the third quarter compared with 2011, reflecting a four percentage point increase from one year ago. Nineteen percent of retailers expect sales to decline, and that figure was down from 23 percent in 2011.