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It’s time for Brandt and JAA to move on

It was great to see Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) president Selwyn Brandt recently calling for a “single united voice” to represent and lead the jewellery industry. Read more »
This year's International Jewellery Fair will include a new Timepiece Pavilion

New focus for Sydney jewellery fair

International Jewellery Fair (IJF) organiser Expertise Events has announced the inclusion of a new Timepiece Pavilion at this year’s show. Read more »
Starting next month, De Beers Group will auction its own polished diamonds. Image courtesy: De Beers Group

De Beers to auction own polished diamonds

Under a new pilot program, De Beers Group will start selling its polished diamonds through the group’s online auction business. Read more »
Tiffany & Co's first quarter results indicated fashion jewellery had a "pleasing" performance. Image courtesy: Tiffany & Co

Tiffany & Co sales steered by fashion jewellery

Tiffany & Co’s first quarter financial report showed a slight increase in global revenue, with the company heralding “pleasing” sales in the fashion jewellery category but not so positive results in other areas. Read more »
A diamond purchased for £10 is expected to fetch £350,000. Image courtesy: Sotheby's

Car boot diamond to raise £350,000 at auction

A ‘costume’ diamond ring purchased at a car boot sale for £10 (AU$17) has been identified as a 26.29-carat diamond, and is expected to fetch as much as £350,000 (AU$609,000) at a Sotheby’s auction. Read more »
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Monthly Overview
Bridal affair: hottest jewellery trends revealed

Weddings may be timeless but trends play a major role in how they look and feel and retailers need to be abreast of these in order to edge out the competition. Read more »

Soapbox & Opinions
Future-proofing the diamond sector

The other day I was thinking about why the wine industry is kicking the diamond industry’s butt in terms of a value proposition, and I came up with my answer pretty quickly. Read more »
Figure 1. (left) Inclusion consisting of a liquid phase with a vapour bubble. Figure 2. (right) Polariscope-revealed inclusion

Understanding inclusions: part 5 tourmaline

Always colourful, always durable; tourmaline is a jewellery-industry favourite. JUNE MACKENZIE reports. Read more »
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Five useful online marketing tools for retailers

Generating content for social media can be time-consuming and difficult. Thankfully UPASNA KAKROO says there are many tools to help retailers improve the cut-through of social media activities with minimal effort. Subscription required. Read more »
Disruption is an opportunity to reinvent

Tips on Selling
Dealing with market disruption

All markets face disruptive innovation at one time or another. How businesses redefine their relevance in the face of this disruption will determine whether they thrive, survive or die. JEREMY MILLER reports. Subscription required. Read more »
Is it time to review the bridal sector?

Four steps for building bridal jewellery sales

With interest in the bridal category increasing over the past couple of years, DAVID BROWN states now is a good time for jewellers to pay attention to this dazzling sector and outlines key areas for consideration. Read more »
Take a systematic approach to closing

Tips on Selling
Low closing rates? Here’s what to do

Being able to close a sale is key to any successful retail business but why do many salespeople lack the skills to do so? GRETCHEN GORDON explains how to land sales more often. Subscription required. Read more »

Feature Stories
The case for why many traditional retailers struggle

One only needs to look at the headlines to see that many retailers are struggling. CHRIS PETERSEN says the biggest challenge for traditional retailers is their legacy of store success. Subscription required. Read more »

Feature Stories
Strength, durability and cost spur stainless steel jewellery

With its shiny, polished finish and resistance to tarnish, stainless steel is now a major jewellery category in its own right for men and women. TALIA PAZ reports. Read more »

Fairs and Events
Baselworld: producing the goods when the going gets tough

Roll up, roll up, the new watch releases are in town! EMILY MOBBS visits Baselworld 2017 to discover what’s in store for the local market in the season ahead. Read more »

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