ROAD TO RECOVERY SERIES: ‘Sound business strategies will work well’, says Chaitanya Cotha

  • - 14 September 2020 12:22 PM

Chaitanya Cotha, Director at C Krishniah Chetty Group of Companies, who handles the online business, overall expansions, marketing, stores operations and HNI sales of the company, shares some vital insights on business during this pandemic

New Normal Series: Jaipur

  • Company - 15 July 2020 4:52 PM

Jewellery hub Jaipur pins all its hopes on the wedding season

The pink city is reeling under the pandemic pressure. All the same, jewellery retailers are hopeful that things will improve in the near future, business will pickup and industry will rise and shine soon enough

The whole industry needs to gear up – our industry for some reason is under the false notion that if you share knowledge, you are going to lose the advantage. This is not true: Hemant Shah

  • Company - 29 May 2020 10:43 AM

Hemant Shah, Consultant, Product Management & Innovation for the Luxury Goods and Jewellery Sector talks about innovation, getting help from experts and throws light on how retailers and manufacturers can work as associates to solve the cash flow situation

‘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…

If your way of doing business is over leveraged and you don’t have control on your overheads, then you are in for some trouble: Snehal Choksey, Shobha Shringar Jewellers, Mumbai

  • Company - 25 May 2020 9:04 AM

Business will shift to a fewer players and the model of opening stores after stores with borrowed capital will not continue anymore says Snehal Choksey of Mumbai-based Shobha Shringar

“The biggest lesson I have learnt in this pandemic is when to let go” – Rajesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director, Kalyan Jewellers

  • Company - 13 May 2020 11:19 AM

Worrying too much will only cause negativity and people are not going to sit in their homes and buy jewellery online, they will eventually walk in to the stores says Rajesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director, Kalyan Jewellers

'No app, or digital interface can compete with reality – or offer the kind of joy that the real world does'

  • Company - 08 May 2020 11:17 AM

Vandana Jagwani, creative head at Bandra-based Mahesh Notandas Fine Jewellery shares some ideas about the challenging present and seems hopeful about the future

Most of us will eat into our reserves; we must not look at it as a loss, but an investment into the future: Chaitanya V Cotha, Executive Director at C.Krishniah Chetty Group Of Companies

  • - 06 May 2020 12:01 PM

Chaitanya believes that people have already adapted to the new normal; e-commerce will see a surge in the coming days and consumers will opt for affordable luxury where style and fashion play a role in purchase decisions

‘Problems are Temporary, Solutions are Permanent’ says This Hyderabad-based Jeweller

  • Company - 05 May 2020 9:06 AM

While economic uncertainty is on an all-time high, the future may not be all that grim, particularly in India, feels Abhishek Chanda, of Kalasha Fine Jewels, Hyderabad 

‘The world is not coming to an end, this too shall pass’ -- Suraj Shantakumar, Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers

  • Company - 28 April 2020 2:53 PM

One of the many offshoots of the pandemic is the looming economic crisis, Suraj Shantakumar of Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers Pvt Ltd. talks to R Sugandha about his biggest worries, new SOPs to be followed and how jewellers can emerge stronger from this lockdown

“You have earned all these years. Can’t you take a 3-4 month period of not earning?” asks a Chennai-based jeweller

  • - 16 April 2020 12:13 PM

Jithendra Vummidi of Chennai’s Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers has a Zen approach towards COVID-19 and the entire lockdown situation. He believes that at this time, people shouldn’t worry about e-commerce portals having an advantage or how to make profits. He believes that people in India will continue to come to stores, physically try on their jewellery and then buy and until such time, jewellers should take this situation in their stride

Will RBI’s Relief Measures Work for G&J Industry?

  • Gold - 30 March 2020 6:02 PM

While the Coronavirus Pandemic may be brought under control due to the total lockdown, the Indian economy may need ventilator support in the near future. Industry veterans discuss the problem and suggest solutions…

Will Gems and Jewellery Industry Bounce Back?

  • Gold - 26 March 2020 2:02 PM

Post the lockdown, how long will it take for the industry to begin seeing its golden days again? Industry veterans share their viewpoints…

60% decline in footfalls: here’s how jewellers are coping & mentally preparing themselves amidst COVID-19 panic

  • Company - 19 March 2020 1:00 PM

Mass shutdowns, fear and panic have become the order of the day. While consumers are barely seen shopping for jewellery, stores are mentally preparing themselves to do what it takes to protect themselves from the deadly virus, and yes that means even shutting down indefinitely    

Staff Matters: ‘Jewellery is becoming a luxury, hard selling will not work’

  • Staff Matters - 18 March 2020 12:33 PM

Buying and selling jewellery is no longer a mere trade, it has become an art. Pratiksha Prashant from Kishandas& Co. shares some tested techniques that will help jewellers clinch deals

Store Matters: Five things every jewellery showroom must have.. Do you have them?

  • Company - 28 January 2020 10:39 AM

Indian Jeweller speaks to Rajendra Agarwal of Sona Chandis, Jatin Mor of Jatin Mor and Kailash Kabra of KK Jewels to find out the top five things that a jewellery showroom must have.. apart from jewellery of course!       

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