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

Blue Nile international sales grew 26% in Q3

05 november 2014
Blue Nile, Inc., a leading online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 28, 2014.
Net sales increased 6.9% to $105.8 million for the third quarter ended September 28, 2014.
The international sales were incredibly strong with an increase of 25.6% ($21.5 million, compared to $17.1 million for the third quarter 2013) with Greater China as the largest driver of our international growth.
U.S. engagement net sales for the third quarter 2014 increased 5.0% to $60.8 million, compared to $57.9 million for the third quarter of 2013.
U.S. non-engagement net sales for the third quarter 2014 decreased 1.7% to $23.5 million, compared to $23.9 million for the third quarter of 2013.
Expectations for the fiscal year 2014 (Year Ending January 4, 2015):
Net sales are expected to be between $475 million and $490 million.
Blue Nile sold four items worth $1.8 million to a single customer, and also sold an $187,000 diamond to a customer over a mobile device, CEO Harvey Kanter announced on a conference call following the release of its financial results. He added that the company now gets half its traffic via mobile devices.
 
Olga Patseva, Editor in Chief of the American Bureau, Rough&Polished