Gold demand increases 9% in Q2 2021, compared to year-ago period: WGC

  • gold report - 29 July 2021 12:27 PM

Jewellery and investment demand is expected to continue its post-pandemic recovery in the second half of the year

Mandatory Hallmarking: What this Means for the Industry?-Hallmarking 101

  • Manufacturer Report - 30 June 2021 5:45 PM

Amidst several concerns, long meetings, continual discussions and more, the landmark regulation related to mandatory hallmarking becomes a reality in India – all set to change the course of the Indian G & J Industry completely. Opinions from across the industry highlight the upsides and downsides of thisregulation, says Sugandha R

Akshaya Tritiya 2021 a Notch Better than Last Year-Akshaya Tritiya 2021

  • Retail Report - 30 June 2021 5:12 PM

This Akshay Tritiya brought in a ray of hope for many jewellery retailers across India and many noted that demand was better than last year. People were buying gold and that helped dispel the dark clouds cast by this pandemic

Word to the Wise-Open Letters from Industry Stalwarts

  • - 26 June 2021 11:55 AM

The world has collectively gone through an unspeakable year. Loss of family members, friends, colleagues and acquaintances; the virus might’ve permanently altered the way some of us look at life. Many of us are bereft of hope, we are not able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. But this too shall pass, and as humans we are bound to come out of this hardship together. Here are some encouraging words penned by some industry stalwarts. Compiled by Sugandha R

20 Ways to Make Your Money Work for You

  • Retail Report - 25 June 2021 12:26 PM

There is no one way to manage your finances. Debt management is unique to every business owner. It all boils down to inventory – store owners in metropolitan cities might believe in investing in pieces that an owner from Tier II or III cities may not be interested in. Contrary to what most people believe in, inventory management, taking loans and indulging in a bit of financial risk is not a gamble. There is a foolproof way of handing your finances. From planning, not overleveraging, assessing risk, embracing a minimalist approach, investing in a solid software and a backend team, here’s what retailers believe will make you financially strong says Vijetha Rangabashyam

A Peek Into What a Jeweller’s Day Looks Like -A Day in the Life of a Jeweller

  • Retail Report - 30 April 2021 3:57 PM

From strict morning routines that keeps them going for the rest of the day, taking quick cat naps to ensure the evenings are energetic to handling staff problems and client requirements, this is how a day in the life of these jewellers looks like,
observes Vijetha Rangabashyam

The Art of Finding Balance Between Creativity & Saleability

  • Manufacturer Report - 30 April 2021 3:29 PM

How manufacturers look at design & saleability
 

Employees First Organisations-Staff Matters

  • Retail Report - 21 April 2021 12:44 PM

From comprehensive incentives for star performers, footing their medical bills in case of an emergency to taking care of employees’ children’s education to having an open-door policy and fostering a family-like atmosphere, these jewellers go out of the way to ensure their employees are the happiest says Vijetha Rangabashyam

Mastercard: $900 Billion Spent Online Globally In 2020

  • Retail Report - 09 April 2021 4:21 PM

Consumers worldwide spent nearly $900,000,000,000 at online retailers in 2020 as Covid-19 forced consumers to stay at home and make online purchases

Geeta Shyam Jewellers Of Resplendence & Optimism

  • - 06 April 2021 5:00 PM

Jaipur-based Geeta Shyam Jewellers and its legacy of coloured stone and diamond studded polki, jadau and kundan jewellery is a class of its own – reminding one of the bygone era when kings and queens were bedecked with fine jewellery. Founder Praveen Agarwal shares some insights

New IGI Jewellery Report Brings Onboard The Best Of Seamless Technology

  • gold report - 25 March 2021 10:23 AM

With progressive features, the report is perfected to add to the confidence in certified jewelry among both retailers and consumers alike

Big Lessons for 2021- What 2020 Taught Retailers ?

  • Retail Report - 17 March 2021 11:59 AM

From ensuring business is financially sound, investing in jewellery that speaks to a younger audience to investing in tech and digital to being 100 per cent compliant with rules and regulations and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of the staff, these are the biggest learnings for these jewellers says Vijetha Rangabashyam

Crafting Brilliance-Yashasvi Saraf

  • - 13 March 2021 6:59 PM

Born into a family of jewellers, Yashasvi’s penchant towards gemstones and jewellery was natural. She breathes her imagination into every single piece, ensuring every single one of them are unique and never-seenbefore. Brand Yashasvi’s pieces are fit for collectors, who believe in keeping in their possession priceless valuables that transcend time

How Manufacturers ATTRACT New Clients in the Absence of Physical Exhibitions

  • Manufacturer Report - 13 March 2021 4:41 PM

Getting new clients for any business has always been challenging. The last year has aggravated this challenge considerably owing to the fact that physical G & J shows had to be cancelled and converted into virtual ones. Jewellery manufacturers share the practices they adopt to get new clients with Sugandha R

Industry Revels in New Budget Announcements-Union Budget 2021

  • Strategy - 13 March 2021 4:01 PM

Customs duty on gold and silver decreased to 7.5 per cent from 12.5 per cent with an addition of 2.5 per cent AIDC (Agri Infra & Development Cess) – in effect reduced to 10 per cent -- applauded unanimously by the whole G & J industry

Industry basking in DIwalI Cheer

  • - 06 January 2021 6:46 PM

Diwali sales has brought a shine on the G & J business as retailers have begun booking good profits for the season. Here’s what retailers have to say

Selling Through Meaningful Messages

  • Retail Report - 06 January 2021 5:55 PM

If you want your consumers to identify with your product and your advertising campaign to stand head and shoulders above the rest, here are some insights from industry experts and advertising veterans says R Sugandha

Manufacturers Meet spike in Demand against all ODDs

  • Manufacturer Report - 06 January 2021 5:17 PM

The Indian jewellery manufacturing fraternity is resilient and amidst a surge in Covid 19 cases in some states, lack of skilled artisans, liquidity issues and economic downturn, they are ploughing through the crisis to meet the ongoing festive and wedding demand

The Big Business of Small Cities

  • Retail Report - 06 January 2021 2:38 PM

Unlike metros, the relationship that people in smaller cities have with jewellery is indestructible. The sanctimoniousness of buying jewellery for special occasions is still prevalent and gold is seen as a solid investment. No chain store can replace the personal, one-on-one attention that these family jewellers have been giving their customers for generations, let alone their sound policies built on honesty and trust. Make no mistake, though they are located in smaller cities, their vision is as big as any corporate behemoth in a swanky metro. Vijetha Rangabashyam talks to 10 family jewellers from smaller cities across India to find out what has made them the best amidst their customers, even through this debilitating pandemic

PGI: Indian Q3 Platinum Jewellery Sales Shrink 40%, But Chain Stores Recover Faster to 75-100% of 2019 Levels

  • Retail Report - 05 December 2020 1:52 PM

Indian platinum jewellery sales had improved in Q3 -- PGI maintains that platinum is well positioned given the current high gold price

India's Gold Market Still In The Green With High Demand

  • Retail Report - 23 November 2020 7:26 PM

Festive demand still on in Indian markets, jewellery retailers happy

Surefire ways to get that customer into your store this festive season

  • Retail Report - 17 October 2020 4:31 PM

We can be hopeful about the festive season ahead of us. But if you think the consumers will magically walk into your store, without any strategic marketing campaigns, then think again. Sugandha R speaks to experts and finds out what will work best in terms of not just getting that customer into your store, but also ensuring he or she buys

Put Your Money on these Pieces!-What kind of jewellery will work for the millennials?

  • Retail Report - 17 October 2020 3:49 PM

Youngsters are less easy to please. Their approach towards materialistic things are underlined with a keen interest in minimalistic designs, wearability, utility and sustainability. Quality and affordability are key. Come festive and bridal seasons, impress youngsters and ensure your conversion rates are higher by stocking these pieces says Vijetha Rangabashyam

True or Not Thursday: Is price volatility and economic conditions affecting gold demand?

  • - 17 September 2020 9:32 PM

Inflation, job losses, recession and the overall financial crisis – have these affected how people look at gold in India? A market that is primarily driven by weddings, has the current economic scenario played a spoil sport when it comes to buying gold? Jewellery retailers across India present their views

IGPC (IIM-A) to find ways bring household gold in circulation

  • gold report - 12 September 2020 3:45 PM

A centre at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is conducting a nation-wide survey to finalize the list of incentives to bring into circulation a part of the 25,000 tonnes of household gold into circulation

Discounts By India's Physical Gold Dealers Highest In One And Half Months

  • Retail Report - 27 August 2020 10:52 AM

Discounts of up to $20 an ounce were offered against official domestic prices including 12.5% import and 3% sales levies versus the $2 premiums last week

NRF: US July Increase in Retail Sales Continues Recovery from Pandemic

  • Retail Report - 18 August 2020 11:56 AM

NRF’s calculation of retail sales showed July was up 1 per cent 

The curious case of Duty on Re-Import-Ease of exporting

  • Manufacturer Report - 01 August 2020 4:25 PM

What is required at this juncture is not a set of haphazard short-term policies, but a coherent and planned development strategy for the whole G & J sector, says R Sugandha

How The Pandemic is Changing The Language of Design-Design Decree

  • Manufacturer Report - 01 August 2020 1:29 PM

From using less gold to focusing on pieces that are rich in tradition and craftsmanship, to embracing old-world techniques and exploring Nature as an inspiration even more, here’s how India’s top manufacturers are getting ready for the world ahead

13 Big Manpower Problems-The Many Covid-Led Challenges with Manpower

  • Retail Report - 01 August 2020 10:49 AM

From an unwillingness to work, low morale due to salary cut, fear of catching the virus to sales girls going on maternity leave and having to pay salaries despite having no income, jewellery store owners have had to face many challenges in dealing with their staff during this time. They have openly discussed their difficulties when it comes to handling their staff and offered solutions as well. By Vijetha Rangabashyam

US – China Trade War: India About To Take A Leap Of Faith To Become World’s Biggest Gems And Jewellery Exports Hub

  • Strategy - 25 July 2020 1:33 PM

On the Onset of Hong Kong losing its privilege status for preferential economic trade with the US, India sees brighter days ahead for Gems and Jewellery exports

Gem, Jewellery Exports Dip 34.72% in June: GJEPC

  • gold report - 23 July 2020 5:19 PM

During April-June this fiscal, the exports dipped by 54.79 per cent to USD 2.75 billion as against USD 6.07 billion in the same period last year

Long Road Ahead for Export Recovery: Report

  • Retail Report - 02 July 2020 5:53 PM

Any prolonged disruption due to COVID-19 could materially impact credit and liquidity profiles of companies in export-dependent sectors such as textiles, gems and jewellery, etc; a report on July 1 said

India Ratings and Research Study Expects 25% Decline in Jewellery Revenue in FY 2020-21 Due to COVID-19 Impact

  • Retail Report - 16 June 2020 4:47 PM

As per the study by India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) to assess effect of lockdown on retail jewellery sector -- it said the effect was 'dampening'

Manufacturers’ Woes-What manufacturers are concerned about ?

  • Manufacturer Report - 15 June 2020 12:01 PM

Covid-19 has affected every single stakeholder in the gems and jewellery industry. As demand for jewellery remains subdued in India, jewellery manufacturers worry about receiving payments from retailers, paying their staff salaries and managing overheads and the most important of all, getting back their karigars who have migrated back to their hometowns says Vijetha Rangabashyam

Introspecting about Inventory -Inventory Management

  • - 12 June 2020 1:59 PM

Select business owners from across India discuss demand supply issues, inventory-related problems and the way forward, post lockdown with R Sugandha

8 Challenging Scenarios - Retailers could run into

  • Retail Report - 11 June 2020 3:22 PM

Based on insights gained from the G & J industry in the current situation, we have articulated eight challenging scenarios, which jewellery retailers may have to face in the near future. R Sugandha compiles solutions offered by select retailers from across the nation

‘Be prepared to attain a new Post Corona normal, each business owner will have to get used to it’

  • - 28 May 2020 9:46 AM

Says, A Shivaram, founder of www.retailgurukul.com and former head All India Merchandising, Training and Regional Sales at Tanishq. In this interview with R Sugandha, he shares some key insights which will help jewellery retailers meet new challenges brought in by the Post Corona (PC) business environment…

The World Gold Council’s ‘Retail Gold Insights: India Jewellery’ Report Highlighted That Demand For Gold Will Increase In The New Future

  • Retail Report - 27 May 2020 1:38 PM

Survey highlights that 60 per cent of Indian women own gold jewellery and 37 per cent of Indian women have not bought gold jewellery in the past but are open to buying it in the future

IJ survey: 95 percent of Indian Showrooms may Open by June 15

  • Retail Report - 19 May 2020 8:55 PM

Post lockdown, 48 per cent of G & J showrooms across India have opened for business

BVC Launches Vamastores to Make the Jewellery Industry E-Commerce Ready in 24 Hours

  • Strategy - 15 April 2020 3:56 PM

E-Commerce in the gems & jewellery sector is expected to grow by over 50 per cent this year. To support the industry in becoming online ready, BVC has announced the launch of Vamastores

G & J Exports Fall by 26% in Feb

  • Retail Report - 14 April 2020 11:45 AM

The fall in shipments because of the virus outbreak and the industry coming to a standstill because of the 21-day lockdown has left the industry in doldrums

G&J industry requests government to roll back import duty on rough colored gemstones

  • Strategy - 03 February 2020 10:16 AM

Govt proposed import duty on rough colored gemstones from Nil to 0.5 percent. Move to impact the 4 lakh workers in Rajasthan, the hub of processing and cutting of colored gem stones.

Know Your Client: Differences between Big & Small City Clients

  • - 30 January 2020 4:52 PM

If you think you can paint all clients with the same brush, then you are thoroughly mistaken. India is a vast region and the mentality of consumers differs region to region. Shreya Thakur speaks to jewellers from metros as well as Tier II & III cities to understand how different their buying needs are

Commerce Ministry seeks reduction in import duty on gold

  • Retail Report - 16 January 2020 3:07 PM

The smuggling of gold has spiked in 2019 and a possible duty cut can help curb the menace 

Tiffany & Co: India foray and how it will impact the Indian market scene

  • Retail Report - 06 August 2019 11:46 AM

The buzz is that the most famous jewellery brand worldwide, Tiffany & Co is ready with a plan to hit the Indian market with Reliance Brands as the franchise partner. How it will galvanise the domestic gems and jewellery sector is on everyone’s mind. Indian Jeweller takes a look at how the Tiffany story in India is likely to unfold 

Industry Steering Committee releases blueprint for spot gold exchange in India

  • Strategy - 06 August 2019 10:58 AM

The Committee proposes setting up of Bullion Exchanges that would provide an efficient and trusted ecosystem for trading gold and ensure the success of financialisation of gold, with an aim to improve market transparency, protect the interests of market participants and facilitate India to emerge as a price setter for gold

Jewellery chains under scanner post PNB scam

  • Retail Report - 10 June 2019 10:56 AM

SBI’s total exposure to the gem and jewellery sector was Rs 12,408 crore as of March 2019, out of which Rs 797.59 crore loans were classified as NPAs

Glaring differences between north and south India's jewellery buying preferences

  • Retail Report - 08 June 2019 9:45 AM

According to experts, people in South are more aware about hallmarking as the sale of hallmarked gold jewellery is the highest in the southern region (70-80%) while it is not so popular in North

Titan continues 20% growth despite jewellery industry slowdown

  • Retail Report - 11 May 2019 11:12 AM

The jewellery manufacturing giants has added 115 stores and and 130000 squarefeet in FY 19

Jewellery exporters expect higher growth as U.S. market stabilizes

  • Retail Report - 06 May 2019 12:59 PM

Relaxtion of credit flow and expected high sales for Mother's Day has helped Indian exporters breathe easy and anticipate higher growth  

Kohinoor Jewellers launches new colour block collection

  • Retail Report - 02 May 2019 3:07 PM

Using the art of colour blocking, Kohinoor Jewellers Agra showcases the brilliance of amalgamating luxury and fashion through intense and contrasting gemstones. 

Gold Jewellery Demand Growth Predicted At 6%-7%: ICRA

  • - 29 December 2018 11:21 AM

The regulatory measures are expected to continue to accelerate the formalisation of the sector, and the market shares of organised players are accordingly expected to increase, says the report.

Titan, PC Jewellers, Kalyan Jewellers in the Top 100 Global Luxury Goods List

  • Retail Report - 25 May 2018 12:21 PM

The list features Titan ranking 28, followed by Kalyan Jewellers (37), PC Jewellers (43), Joyalukkas India (49), and Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri (89).

Green is the New Gold Standard

  • Strategy - 14 March 2018 1:03 PM

Being ethically conscious and socially responsible are being increasingly talked about as a means to enhancing your brand equity and profits. There are companies that have hit the billion-dollar mark with sustainability as their core agenda. By incorporating social responsibility and sustainability as part of one’s marketing strategy, jewellery brands too can reap benefits while doing whatever little they can in making the world a better place to live in says Vijetha Rangabashyam

Gemfields Jaipur Releases Emerald Auction Result

  • - 01 March 2018 11:27 AM

Gemfields announces the auction results of commercial quality rough emerald held in Jaipur. The emeralds were extracted by Kagem Mining Ltd in Zambia.

Q4 recovery fails to mitigate full year declines in 2017: WGC

  • Manufacturer Report - 07 February 2018 12:44 PM

Overall demand for the full year fell by 7% to 4,071.7t, compared with 2016.

Forevermark Celebrates Its Five Year Association with OM Jewellers

  • - 01 December 2017 10:22 AM

Gorgeous film star Disha Patani graces the event

VOD Dubai 2017: Merged format of B2B & B2C show receives mixed response

  • - 18 November 2017 6:39 PM

Timing of the show seems to be bigger concern to exhibitors, reports Arpit Kala.

The 'X' factor

  • - 23 August 2017 5:02 PM

An insight into creating cutting edge retail experience by Aftab Bandukwala

Forevermark presents the trends for Autumn/Winter 2017

  • - 21 August 2017 1:00 PM

Forevermark, the diamond brand from The De Beers Group of Companies,launched the Autumn-Winter trend collections 2017– Geo-Deco and Declaration.

“Millennials want jewellery that can be a part of their everyday life and Forevermark understands that,” says Stephen Lussier

  • - 13 July 2017 2:07 PM

The 6th Forevermark Forum held its exclusive press conference in Kolkata and threw light on Forevermark's beautiful journey of creating moments that are meaningful.

Velvetcase.com launches #Sachin34347 campaign

  • - 31 May 2017 2:40 PM

#Sachin34347 is an attempt to get 34,347 good wishes to Sachin from his fans for his upcoming movie

Gitanjali Gems, Titan, PC Jeweller in top 50 luxury goods companies in the World

  • - 24 May 2017 1:02 PM

Three Indian companies — Gitanjali Gems, Titan and PC Jeweller — have been named in the list of top 50 luxury goods firms globally that was topped by Louis Vuitton.

Rambhajo’s-Masters of Design

  • Manufacturer Report - 20 March 2017 11:14 AM

Jaipur-based Rambhajo’s name is synonymous with Kundan, Meena, Jadau, Polki and fine diamond jewellery. The famed brand has grown strength to strength since its inception in 1920s. Know more about the brand as Kavita Parab explores it further.

 

Omnichannel Future Buzzword For Retail

  • Retail Report - 18 March 2017 11:15 AM

Retail Industry Opting for Omni-channel Way

4th Edition of IBJA’s India International Bullion Summit concludes in Mumbai

  • Retail Report - 17 March 2017 6:57 PM

The annual conclave touched upon various grave issues related to bullion and jewellery industry in India.

2017 Time For Change ?

  • Retail Report - 01 January 2017 4:26 PM

Needed Changes For the Retail Jewellery Industry

Rajya Sabha nod to Insolvency bill

  • Manufacturer Report - 12 May 2016 2:14 PM

The law would allow resolution/recovery processes to be completed within 180 days.

KSS Limited announces foray in jewellery retail business with ‘Bjewelz’

  • Retail Report - 03 May 2016 4:23 PM

With Birla Jewels Ltd, KSS Ltd. eyeing a turnover of Rs. 6000 crore in 2 years; plans to launch 500 outlets of Bjewelz in the country in 3 years

Titan anticipates Rs. 1,400 crore revenue from gold scheme next fiscal

  • Manufacturer Report - 30 March 2016 11:14 AM

New GHS, in spite of being compliant with interest rates, had lost steam due to regulations and Titan faced a tough time this fiscal wooing its customers back.

Union Budget 2016: A big disappointment for the gems and jewellery industry

  • Manufacturer Report - 29 February 2016 5:34 PM

The FM completely ignores gold sector, levies excise duty on jewellery

Kalyan Jewellers to set up 14 new showrooms

  • Retail Report - 27 January 2016 2:38 PM

The company is planning to open 7 showrooms in India and 7 in West Asia.

PC Jeweller launches new showroom in Delhi

  • Retail Report - 27 January 2016 11:08 AM

This will be the company’s 58th showroom and 9th showroom in Delhi.

Salman Khan launches the new logo of PNG Jewellers

  • Retail Report - 17 November 2015 5:00 PM

Their new logo ‘Parampara Achai ki’ represents a value-rich hereditary and tradition seasoned with trust.

Praveenshankar Pandya takes over as Chairperson of GJEPC; Russell Mehta as Vice Chairperson

  • Manufacturer Report - 16 October 2015 5:27 PM

Regional chairpersons include Ashok H. Gajera, Western Region; Dinesh R. Navadiya, Gujarat Region; Anil Sankhwal, Northern Region; Pramod Kumar Agrawal, Jaipur Region; etc.

PC Jeweller to launch new showroom in Chhattisgarh

  • Retail Report - 16 October 2015 10:08 AM

With the new store, the company will have total 55 showrooms under the 'PC Jeweller' brand located across 46 cities in India.

P. N. Gadgil Jewellers’ grand showroom in Kalyan

  • Retail Report - 14 September 2015 10:43 AM

With Kalyan showroom, the company has been successful in fulfilling the commitment made this January to open 9 stores in 9 months.

Chennai-based Krizz Jewellery to invest Rs. 100 cr in Gujarat in FY16

  • Retail Report - 20 August 2015 10:02 AM

The company will be launching B2B showrooms in New Delhi, Mumbai and Dubai.

P. N. Gadgil Jewellers re-launches refurbished showroom at Paud Road

  • Retail Report - 18 August 2015 3:46 PM

The showroom focuses on providing superior quality services to the customers with high-end technologies like ‘Try on Kiosk’ and ‘Karat meter’ set up at the store.

Khazana Jewellery launches third showroom in Vizag

  • Retail Report - 17 August 2015 3:15 PM

This state-of-the-art jewellery showroom will be a one stop destination for wedding jewellery offering customers' endless choices in designs and the finest experience in jewellery shopping.

I-DAY launch by Reliance Jewels

  • Retail Report - 12 August 2015 9:40 AM

Reliance Retail will celebrate its eighth anniversary on August 15, 2015 with the launch of a new brand philosophy and creative campaign – ‘Be The Moment’.

77% retailers feel it's too early to see results of Modiji’s decisions, says Indian Jeweller Survey

  • Retail Report - 14 July 2015 4:51 PM

During the time of elections, Gem & Jewellery industry openly supported Narendra Modi as PM candidate as they felt he had the vision to bring back cheer in the industry. We, at Indian Jeweller, have done a survey to know how has been the last one year und

The Gem & Jewellery Industry ends FY 2014-15 on an Optimistic Note

  • Manufacturer Report - 27 April 2015 6:05 PM

Contributes US$ 39898.81 million towards India’s Foreign Exchange Earnings

10-20 % rise in sales on Akshaya Tritiya

  • Retail Report - 22 April 2015 6:19 PM

Gold rules the sales due to continued weak gold prices boost the gold bars/coins and jewellery sales on Akshay Tritiya day. Diamonds, too, find buyers on the auspicious day.

Demand grows for Platinum jewellery

  • Retail Report - 24 March 2015 11:39 PM

Jewellers attribute this to lowered platinum prices, design savvy consumers and the appeal of platinum

Service Tax to be increased to 14%

  • Manufacturer Report - 28 February 2015 12:52 PM

More on the #Budget2015

FM proposes gold monetization scheme; gold recycling to get a boost

  • Manufacturer Report - 28 February 2015 12:06 PM

Gold monetization scheme, develop sovereign gold bond and more in the #Budget2015

Banks vigilant over gold loans to jewellers

  • Retail Report - 16 February 2015 6:01 PM

High-risk tag of the industry is reportedly making the banks reluctant to lend for the industry.

Gold demand to be around 900-1000 tonnes -WGC report

  • Manufacturer Report - 12 February 2015 4:23 PM

Total gold supply in 2014 was virtually unchanged compared to 2013 at 4,278 tonnes.

IJ Special – Pre-Diwali expectations - Fall in gold price, Rise in Sale

  • Retail Report - 14 October 2014 1:18 AM

Jewellers are expecting healthy 25 -30% jump in sales of gold jewellery as compared to last year.

India’s gold duty policy subsidizes foreign gold producers and private industry

  • Manufacturer Report - 07 July 2014 7:53 PM

Profits for privately-owned refineries and the world’s biggest international gold mining companies could be boosted by up to $US 684 million per annum* as a result of India’s current duty differential between refined gold and unrefined gold doré.

Budget Recommendations by GJEPC

  • Manufacturer Report - 19 June 2014 4:24 PM

The GJEPC submitted its pre-budget wish-list for the Union Budget 2014-15 to Finance Ministry.

RBI’s Modified Import Norms Come With Some Riders

  • Manufacturer Report - 22 May 2014 3:53 PM

The rationalised guidelines by the apex bank are a positive step for the gold importers in the country.

Platinum Jewellery market to grow further 35% in 2014 in India

  • Retail Report - 02 May 2014 3:49 PM

PGI’s Retail Trade Barometer is the first Platinum Jewellery Market Research on Retail Sales

The Gem & Jewellery Industry ends 2013-14 at 11% decline in Exports

  • Manufacturer Report - 29 April 2014 6:47 PM

Contributes US$ 34746.90 Million towards India’s Foreign Exchange Earnings and dip attributed to the stringent gold import policy.

Diamond and Jewellery industry hit by election codes

  • Manufacturer Report - 24 April 2014 3:09 PM

The problem is mobility as goods and money needs to move to-and-fro in this industry

Gold demand in China to experience sustained growth

  • Manufacturer Report - 15 April 2014 5:23 PM

China to have sustained growth in gold demand; in 2014 gold market in China is likely to see consolidation

Celebrate Gudi Padwa, Ugadi & Cheti Chand with Kama Jewellery

  • Retail Report - 28 March 2014 4:48 PM

Kama has unveiled a new range of earring pendant sets for the upcoming festive season.

Zoya unveils their latest collection Espana with Nisha JamVwal

  • Retail Report - 22 March 2014 1:53 PM

The collection was unveiled by the Ambassador of Spain, Mr. Gustavo de Aristegui, followed by a grand evening hosted by Luxury consultant, Ms. Nisha JamVwal

Zaveri & Co displays new array of Diamond and Emerald jewellery collection.

  • Retail Report - 14 March 2014 4:49 PM

This marvelous assortment embraces of earrings and bangles studded with stunning emeralds and diamonds.

Specially Designed Holi Gifts by Popley & Sons

  • Retail Report - 11 March 2014 2:46 PM

For this auspicious occasion of Holi Popley Group has made a specialized pichkaris, colours etc to be gifted to your loved ones.

Zoya unveils their latest collection Espana with Nisha JamVwal

  • Retail Report - 11 March 2014 2:32 PM

The collection takes its inspiration from the ancient citadels, hand painted tiles, brilliant red roses, majestic toreros and uninhibited passion of carnival revelers.

Diagold unveils its spring-summer collection

  • Retail Report - 10 March 2014 1:49 PM

The collection includes diamond jewels in contemporary designs suitable for the modern trend

Sonal’s Bijoux launches new Eternal collection

  • Retail Report - 10 March 2014 1:33 PM

An exquisite combination of lustrous pearls, fine diamonds & gemstones

Popley Group celebrates Women's Day

  • Retail Report - 07 March 2014 5:05 PM

At the occasion, TAG Heuer showcased it’s most comprehensive selection of notable timepieces.

Popley Group unveils Temple Jewellery Collection

  • Retail Report - 05 March 2014 4:42 PM

Popley launches Temple Jewellery Collection on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa.

Kama launches Tiara, fine jewellery collection for Women’s Day

  • Retail Report - 05 March 2014 10:40 AM

Every piece in the collection with its contemporary designs reflects the confident persona of a woman.

DMCC and Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council India launch inaugural Dubai Global Gem & Jewellery Fair in March

  • Manufacturer Report - 05 February 2014 5:58 PM

GJF 2014 – a joint initiative of DMCC and GJEPC supported by Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG)

'Secret Soulmate - your jewels are your secret soulmate' Ghanasingh Be True celebrates the season of Love

  • Retail Report - 10 January 2014 12:00 AM

So this Valentine Season surprise your partner with the exclusively special Ghanasingh Be True jewellery piece and give a royal edge to your Valentine’s Day

Hari Krishna Exports of India to Have 12 Galaxy / Solaris Systems In-house

  • Manufacturer Report - 03 January 2014 10:58 AM

in the quarter just ended Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. placed orders for four additional systems

Kalyan Jewellers opens 50th showroom

  • Retail Report - 15 July 2013 4:31 PM

This is also their fourth showroom in Pune.

GJF asks members to stop sale of coins, bars

  • Retail Report - 26 June 2013 4:05 PM

GJF has asked its members not to sell gold coins and bars to curb imports of the precious metal and help the government in reducing current account deficit.

Vikas Chain & Jewellery showcased “SPARSH” at India Fashion Summit

  • Retail Report - 01 April 2013 12:15 PM

Sparsh is an array of exquisite designs comprises of diamond, gold & polki jewellery.

India may levy 10 per cent duty on gold jewellery imports from Thailand

  • Manufacturer Report - 28 January 2013 2:37 PM

The move is directed at constraining large jewellery imports in the recent times.

India’s polished diamond exports drop by 37 per cent in December

  • Manufacturer Report - 18 January 2013 4:25 PM

The imports of rough diamonds escalated 35 per cent

Israel’s Polished Diamond Exports Totaled $5.6 Billion in 2012

  • Manufacturer Report - 09 January 2013 2:59 PM

The report also depicts that the recovery testified in Third Quarter is continuing further.

PC Jewellers IPO oversubscribed, 6.7 times

  • Retail Report - 17 December 2012 2:08 PM

609-crore IPO of PC Jeweller was oversubscribed on the last day of the issue recently, attaining a total subscription worth over Rs 3,258 crore.

Entire inventory sealed in Antwerp and Mumbai of a Mumbai-based diamond firm

  • Manufacturer Report - 17 December 2012 2:01 PM

The bank sealed the diamond firm’s inventory on 12th December 2012 due to the failing of payment of overdue debts, estimated at more than $200 million.

A Shift from Private to Public Companies

  • Retail Report - 08 December 2012 2:46 PM

After jewellery manufacturing and exporting companies its time for the renowned jewellery retailers to launch their initial public offerings (IPO) and make a shift from a private company to a public company.

Zaveri & Co. unveils its bangle collection

  • Retail Report - 26 November 2012 4:31 PM

Zaveri & Co. unveils its bangle collection which is tailor-made for the festive season. This collection is also very apt as a gifting solution.

Rio Tinto's Bunder Diamond Project unveils its inaugural jewellery collection

  • Manufacturer Report - 22 November 2012 5:28 PM

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan graced the occasion with Australian-born Indian actress Pallavi Sharda and Honourable Jay Weatheril at Liberty Cinema, Mumbai.

India’s polished diamond exports declines 28 per cent in October

  • Manufacturer Report - 20 November 2012 5:13 PM

Imports of rough diamonds surge 109 per cent.‎

Tanishq unveils its 150th store in India and second in Ranchi

  • Retail Report - 17 November 2012 2:56 PM

Tanishq launched its second exclusive store in the ‘city of waterfalls,’ Ranchi on November 7th, 2012.

TBZ to launch 7 more stores in 2013

  • Retail Report - 17 November 2012 2:50 PM

TBZ reported 17 per cent rise in second quarter net profit at Rs 19 crore against Rs 16.3 crore (Q-o-Q) and plans to sell more diamond jewellery to boost margins.

Shree Ganesh Jewellery House ltd to cut down overseas exposure

  • Manufacturer Report - 16 November 2012 3:35 PM

Owing to the slowdown in demand and the changes in the markets abroad, Shree Ganesh Jewellery House will reduce its overseas exposure.

TBZ’s whooping second quarter result

  • Retail Report - 12 November 2012 3:57 PM

TBZ clocked a total income (standalone) of Rs 350.44 crore.

Rajkot Jewellery Market Closed For Today

  • Retail Report - 23 October 2012 3:38 PM

In an exclusive report from Indian Jeweller, it has been noted that the jewellers of Rajkot are gathered in the police stations, today. A Gujarat government rule stating that any person carrying a sum of Rs 2,50,000/- should be interrogated has stemmed th

Israel’s polished diamond exports computed to $4.3 Bn in first nine months

  • Manufacturer Report - 23 October 2012 2:35 PM

Though these diamond trade figures show some recovery, it will be a long way to match up to the figures of last year.

Shree Ganesh Jewellery to increase its retail presence

  • Retail Report - 20 October 2012 1:21 PM

The Kolkata based jeweller, Shree Ganesh Jewellery will invest Rs 500 crores in its expansion plan. Most of the funding will be met through internal accruals, while a part will be raised through debt.

Government of India approves Italian jewellery brand, Damiani’s FDI proposal

  • Retail Report - 20 October 2012 1:15 PM

The foreign investment proposal by Italian jewellery brand Damiani to set up a 51:49 joint venture with Mehta's Pvt Ltd has bagged the government's approval.

IDMA’s New President is Maxim Shkadov from Russia

  • Manufacturer Report - 18 October 2012 1:57 PM

The 35th World Diamond Congress concluded in Mumbai on 17th October 2012, with the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) electing a new board for the upcoming two-year term.

India’s polished exports plunge 39% in September

  • Manufacturer Report - 16 October 2012 2:23 PM

India's September polished diamond exports weakened 39 per cent year on year to US $1.507 billion, while polished imports plunged 72 per cent to US $371 million.

SRS Jewells whooping results

  • Retail Report - 20 September 2012 2:26 PM

SRS Jewells depicts a Rs 1800 crore turnover in the results of last fiscal year

Titan Industries’ jewellery sales up 30% in its Q4

  • Retail Report - 04 May 2012 3:56 PM

The company’s net sales were up 28%

Titan Industries’ jewellery sales up 30% in its Q4

  • Retail Report - 04 May 2012 3:50 PM

The company’s net sales were up 28%

TBZ plans on launching Rs 200 Cr IPO

  • Retail Report - 18 April 2012 6:58 PM

The company will launch an initial public offer on April 24

GIA and Mumbai Alumni Chapter Host Retail Seminar

  • Retail Report - 12 April 2012 1:36 PM

Colin Shah addresses challenges to establishing jewellery brands in India

Adding Glamour to the Wedding Season

  • Retail Report - 12 April 2012 1:20 PM

Scintillating diamond and colour stone jewellery from brands like Nakshatra, Parineeta and Nizam

Protesting jewellers meet Sonia Gandhi, Pranab Mukherjee; strike may be called off

  • Retail Report - 06 April 2012 3:02 PM

The government has assured the agitated jewellers that after the parliament comes in session again the excise duty may be removed, although import duty to stay.

GJF Calls for Indefinite Bandh

  • Retail Report - 06 April 2012 1:34 PM

No Let Up Till Excise Duty Roll-Back, Maha Rally on April 11th in Delhi and on April 7th in Mumbai.

Government permits Titan Industries to directly import gold

  • Retail Report - 04 April 2012 5:19 PM

Will help it to curtail costs

Kama Schachter ventures into India retail

  • Retail Report - 10 February 2012 10:22 PM

Three verticals to drive growth

Amore Jewels expands in New Delhi

  • Retail Report - 07 February 2012 6:33 PM

The new office in Karol Bagh is targeted to reduce gap between customers and to gain competitive advantage.

ORRA launches diamond pendant collection for Valentine’s Day

  • Retail Report - 06 February 2012 7:10 PM

The collection taps the ‘affordable’ quotient

Winners for IJ Jewellers’ Choice Design Awards 2011 Announced!

  • Manufacturer Report - 12 December 2011 7:55 PM

The MJGF-IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2011 concludes with the winning creations being unveiled in a glittering Grand Finale Award Night

Bengali film star Dev launches Platinum Collection for Men

  • Retail Report - 28 September 2011 5:46 PM

Senco Gold Jewellers bring out their new line of fashionable platinum jewellery for men

ASSOCHAM predicts strong growth for gems and jewellery industry

  • Manufacturer Report - 22 July 2011 11:34 AM

Likely to reach Rs 2.13 lakh crore by 2015...

Opportunities abound in Brazilian Gems & Jewellery Industry

  • Manufacturer Report - 09 May 2011 10:24 AM

ICA Congress attendees learnt that Brazil’s thriving trade from mine to market is expected to experience very high growth over the next two decades.

Pandora, Ivanka Trump and Roberto Coin share top honours with Cartier, Graff and Patek Phillipe in 2011 top jewellery and watches brands list

  • Retail Report - 05 May 2011 12:32 PM

United Brands LLC, Beverly Hills, released its 2011 top 10 lists of the highest ranking jewelry, watch and diamond brands in the world.

Best Practices Expert, Diamond Detective to speak at GIA Symposium

  • Manufacturer Report - 28 April 2011 11:42 AM

Two new speakers have been added to the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Symposium 2011 business track agenda for May 29-30 at the world headquarters in Carlsbad.

Gems and Jewellery sector witnesses an increase of 46.89% in FY 2010-2011

  • Manufacturer Report - 20 April 2011 3:33 PM

The performance of this industry is critical as it contributes 16.67% to India’s total merchandise exports.

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