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

  • - 20 April 2011 3:33 PM

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

Best Practices Expert, Diamond Detective to speak at GIA Symposium

  • Retail 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.

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.

ASSOCHAM predicts strong growth for gems and jewellery industry

  • Retail Report - 22 July 2011 11:34 AM

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

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

ORRA launches diamond pendant collection for Valentine’s Day

  • Retail Report - 06 February 2012 7:10 PM

The collection taps the ‘affordable’ quotient

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.

Kama Schachter ventures into India retail

  • Retail Report - 10 February 2012 10:22 PM

Three verticals to drive growth

Government permits Titan Industries to directly import gold

  • Retail Report - 04 April 2012 5:19 PM

Will help it to curtail costs

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.

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.

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

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

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

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%

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%

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Shree Ganesh Jewellery House ltd to cut down overseas exposure

  • Retail 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kalyan Jewellers opens 50th showroom

  • Retail Report - 15 July 2013 4:31 PM

This is also their fourth showroom in Pune.

'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

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.

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.

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.

Sonal’s Bijoux launches new Eternal collection

  • Retail Report - 10 March 2014 1:33 PM

An exquisite combination of lustrous pearls, fine diamonds & gemstones

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

  • Retail 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.

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

RBI’s Modified Import Norms Come With Some Riders

  • Retail 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.

Budget Recommendations by GJEPC

  • Retail Report - 19 June 2014 4:24 PM

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

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.

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

  • Retail Report - 12 February 2015 4:23 PM

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

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.

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

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.

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

  • Retail Report - 27 April 2015 6:05 PM

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

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

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’.

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.

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.

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’ 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.

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.

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

  • Retail 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

2017 Time For Change ?

  • Retail Report - 01 January 2017 4:26 PM

Needed Changes For the Retail Jewellery Industry

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.

Omnichannel Future Buzzword For Retail

  • Retail Report - 18 March 2017 11:15 AM

Retail Industry Opting for Omni-channel Way

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.

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

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.

The 'X' factor

  • - 23 August 2017 5:02 PM

An insight into creating cutting edge retail experience by Aftab Bandukwala

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.

Forevermark Celebrates Its Five Year Association with OM Jewellers

  • - 01 December 2017 10:22 AM

Gorgeous film star Disha Patani graces the event

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).

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.

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. 

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  

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

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

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

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 

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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