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.
Pandora, Ivanka Trump and Roberto Coin share top honours with Cartier, Graff and Patek Phillipe in 2011 top jewellery and watches brands list
United Brands LLC, Beverly Hills, released its 2011 top 10 lists of the highest ranking jewelry, watch and diamond brands in the world.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
'Secret Soulmate - your jewels are your secret soulmate' Ghanasingh Be True celebrates the season of Love
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
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
The collection takes its inspiration from the ancient citadels, hand painted tiles, brilliant red roses, majestic toreros and uninhibited passion of carnival revelers.
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.
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
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.
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.
Regional chairpersons include Ashok H. Gajera, Western Region; Dinesh R. Navadiya, Gujarat Region; Anil Sankhwal, Northern Region; Pramod Kumar Agrawal, Jaipur Region; etc.
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
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.
The list features Titan ranking 28, followed by Kalyan Jewellers (37), PC Jewellers (43), Joyalukkas India (49), and Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri (89).
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.
Using the art of colour blocking, Kohinoor Jewellers Agra showcases the brilliance of amalgamating luxury and fashion through intense and contrasting gemstones.
Relaxtion of credit flow and expected high sales for Mother's Day has helped Indian exporters breathe easy and anticipate higher growth
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
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
The World Gold Council’s ‘Retail Gold Insights: India Jewellery’ Report Highlighted That Demand For Gold Will Increase In The New Future
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
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
Select business owners from across India discuss demand supply issues, inventory-related problems and the way forward, post lockdown with R Sugandha
India Ratings and Research Study Expects 25% Decline in Jewellery Revenue in FY 2020-21 Due to COVID-19 Impact
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'
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
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
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
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
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
PGI: Indian Q3 Platinum Jewellery Sales Shrink 40%, But Chain Stores Recover Faster to 75-100% of 2019 Levels
Indian platinum jewellery sales had improved in Q3 -- PGI maintains that platinum is well positioned given the current high gold price
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
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
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
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
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
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