Jewellery retailers and suppliers are gearing up for Mother’s Day, as Australian analysts predict an increase in retail spending.
Global diamond jewellery demand appears to have taken a hit in 2015, with a recent study showing a decline in sales resulting largely from the strength...
An investigation into the search engine practices of the jewellery and watch industry suggests spending money to increase online visibility is not necessarily...
Reports from De Beers Group’s new grading service will now be listed on the RapNet online diamond trading platform, along with those from another...
Michael Hill International will proceed with an Australian stock exchange listing, a move that seemingly completes the New Zealand-founded company’s...
A young manufacturing jeweller has been recognised for her industry achievements as well as her commitment to educating others within the trade.
Karen Walker cuts finely in quartz.
Chrysalis is collecting friends.
Protea Diamonds runs in stylish circles.
Ichu Jewellery links up a winner.
Miki Jewellery leaves a stunner.
Police strikes in succession.
Fashionistas can be a demanding bunch, always seeking the next big thing. EMILY MOBBS reveals how the local industry is responding to the call. [read...]
While a conservative approach to design seems to dominate the current fashion watch scene, a bevvy of other trends are also on offer. Here, local watch suppliers provide insight on what’s hot. [read...]
The debate on whether CAD/CAM is a threat to the traditional jewellery trade is coming to an end. This special report investigates the rise of CAD/CAM and how it's moving the industry forwards and 'backwards'. [read...]
Delivering the hottest jewellery trends is paramount in today’s global marketplace, and it appears the local industry is responding to the call with a new line of thought.
How competitive is your pricing? Do you match your competitors? Given the accessibility of pricing information today, is it possible to price strategically? DALE FURTWENGLER reports.
Every retailer has staff who exhibit in-store behaviour that stifles sales, often without anyone knowing it. BOB PHIBBS examines seven toxic habits that hamper.
Social media can be a time-consuming and thankless task but only for business owners that don’t take the time to investigate why. MANDY EDWARDS discusses how to get more out of social media in 2016.
In this digital age, first impressions count more than ever. COLEBY NICHOLSON says salespeople have only a few seconds to make a good impression on a new customer, especially in the ‘hell zone’.
If Pantone’s latest colour trend forecast is any indication, then jewellery designs for the upcoming season may involve a move away from ‘typical’ autumn hues.
Friday, 06 May, 2016 03:27pm