David versus Goliath: How family-run jewellery retailers take on corporate chain stores

  • - 21 September 2021 4:46 PM

India has a history of family-run retail jewellery stores spread all over the country, with some of them having been in the business for over 100 years. These jewellers have to face stiff competition from corporate-run jewellery chains, which have deeper pockets and more media reach. R Sugandha finds out how the former are facing this challenge

How Retailers In Punjab Dealt With Lockdown 2.0

  • - 12 July 2021 3:54 PM

Lockdown 2.0 has brought in several challenges. Jewellery retailers from Punjab are facing all of them bravely 

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

  • - 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

Apprehensions Ease As Mandatory Hallmarking Becomes A Reality

  • - 16 June 2021 6:06 PM

Mandatory hallmarking has finally become a reality and many jewellery retailers are having mixed opinions – on the whole they welcome the move and are eager to fulfill all requirements of hallmarking

Akshay Tritiya 2021 - This Might Be Industry's First Cashless Festival

  • - 14 May 2021 6:47 PM

‘Akshay Tritiya’ has brought in a ray of hope for many jewellery retailers across India and many are saying that demand is better on this day than before. People are buying gold and allowing the good luck to ward of the gloom cast by the pandemic

The Future of CAD Is Here Already

  • - 13 January 2021 1:20 PM

Spain-based Gemvision Product Director Oriol Collelldemont took IIJS Virtual 2.0 participants on a journey to the Future of CAD. He offered a live demonstration of the power of the latest MatrixGold CAD software for jewellery manufacturers and the CounterSketch custom jewellery designing software for jewellery retailers

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

  • - 23 November 2020 7:26 PM

Festive demand still on in Indian markets, jewellery retailers happy

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

New Normal Series: Jaipur

  • - 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

8 Challenging Scenarios - Retailers could run into

  • - 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

The New Normal Series: Karnataka

  • - 09 June 2020 4:28 PM

Karnataka jewellers waiting for festive season with bated breath

Gold and silver buying is a trend which will never get outdated in India – it is backed by years of traditional and historic significance and jewellery retailers in Karnataka vouch by this tradition. We spoke to many jewellers in Karnataka and this is what the new normal is looking like…


‘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…

'G & J Exports may face Steep Fall in Q1 Next Fiscal'

  • - 01 April 2020 11:30 AM

Domestic jewellery retailers are likely to face heavy losses, due to escalated gold prices in the last few months and lockdown

What Jewellery Retailers Teach their Sales Staff?

  • - 27 March 2020 8:45 PM

Your sales staff is the most important asset to your store. From the time a client walks in to the moment they make a purchase and walk out, the fate of your business lies in the hands of efficient sales staff. From hiring the right staff, to training and teaching them the right values, here’s how jewellers are equipping their sales staff to handle the toughest of clients says R Sugandha

World Gold Council to Come Up With Code of Conduct for Indian Jewellery Retailers

  • - 04 March 2020 2:22 PM

This initiative will bring in transparency and build confidence in buyers and bankers 

Omnichannel jewellery start-up eJOHRI raises $1 million funding in Pre-Series round Hong Kong based investor Rajesh Ranavat leads the investment

  • - 14 December 2019 2:15 PM

The investment will help jewellery retailers from over 100 cities in India access consumers across the country as well as overseas using eJOHRI’s digital platform

All eyes on upcoming festive season for Indian jewellery retailers

  • - 09 September 2019 10:02 AM

Jewellery retailers struggling with a surge in prices of the yellow metal are pushing marketing campaigns and rolling out exchange offers

Promotional schemes and new store openings could propel 10-11% growth in retail jewellery sector

  • - 28 June 2019 11:16 AM

This is based on an analysis of 50 CRISIL-rated jewellery retailers, which together account for about half of the revenues of the organised jewellery retail market in India

GJC to host 1st PMI of 2019 in Coimbatore

  • - 02 January 2019 5:08 PM

India’s prominent jewellery manufacturers to showcase their exclusive designs to top 150 jewellery retailers

GJC hosts Preferred Manufacturers of India (PMI 4) in Jaipur

  • - 28 November 2018 3:40 PM

India’s Prominent Jewellery Manufacturer showcased their exclusive designs for country’s top 150 Jewellery Retailers

Aisshpra Gems & jewels hosts an IGI workshop in Gorakhpur

  • - 29 August 2018 4:26 PM

Leading Jewellery retailers of Gorakhpur known for pioneering trends in their market host diamond training for the sales team. 


  • - 14 July 2017 11:55 AM

Thanks to the online revelation and the embracing of modern technology, a lot is happening in the jewellery industry nowadays. The geopolitical climate and the economy have a great bearing on the jewellery industry, when it comes to jewellery manufacturing and the preferences of the people. Half the year is already over, and we thought this is the right time to take stock of what is currently popular and hot when it comes to jewellery. We did an online and email survey on many jewellery retailers spread across all major states, dealing with all types of jewellery and we received responses from 150 retailers and designers across India. The survey helped us understand what really sells in different cities and the consumer mindset when it comes to jewellery buying. By Vijetha Rangabashyam

GST puts organised jewellery retailers on a strong platform

  • - 30 June 2017 1:56 PM

Credit profiles of organised players to witness gradual recovery over the medium term.

The City of Sparkles-Beyond the Diamond Cutting and Polishing

  • - 18 March 2017 1:39 PM

Making a name for you in the extensive world of jewellery retailers needs much more than just beautiful jewellery. Sourcing of diamonds, talented artisans and a market to appreciate your jewels are equally important. Moreover, one city in India that has all these factors available in abundance is Surat. Preeta Agarwal talks to Surat’s famous jewellery designers about how the city of Surat contributes to their work.

Stock It Up!

  • - 24 September 2015 5:47 PM

Jewellery Inventory- Are you planning jewellery retailers for the upcoming bridal season? Kavita Parab spoke to few leading jewellery retailers who have some valuable tips on upcoming styles and designs that would rule the bridal season.

Celebrating Traditions - Malabar Gold & Diamonds

  • - 18 May 2013 6:28 PM

Amongst the bountiful brands mushrooming in Mumbai off-lately, targeting the multi-ethnic crowd, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one of the world’s leading jewellery retailers, opened its first store in Mumbai at New Link Road, Andheri West. Apart from being t

Leadership Summit in Kolkata

  • - 08 January 2013 2:46 PM

GJF and GIA hosted the first ever Leadership Summit in Kolkata where eminent speakers from various walks of life shared their insights with jewellery retailers and manufacturers of Kolkata.

Nyuzmakers Cricket Challenge

  • - 04 January 2013 2:51 PM

The jewellery retailers are geared up to come together and play a game of cricket, organised by Nyuzmakers.

A Shift from Private to Public Companies

  • - 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.

Taj Mahal’s replica in Dubai is to be four-times bigger

  • - 12 November 2012 4:07 PM

The replica - Taj Arabia - will include one million sq ft of retail space occupied mostly by jewellery retailers.

GJEPC hosts high profile evening with jewellery retailers and Diplomats

  • - 19 December 2011 4:13 PM

Also signs MoU with Incredible India Campaign of Ministry of Tourism

Gujarat jewellery retailers showcase cricketing skills…

  • - 30 April 2011 4:04 PM

The ORO Cricket Challenge provided a welcome break from work to cricket loving jewellery retailers in Gujarat.

7th GJIIE concludes on a positive note

  • - 28 February 2011 7:32 PM

Increased participation of diamond jewellery retailers

ORO participated at NyuzMakers Cricket Challenge as title sponsor

  • - 12 February 2011 12:10 PM

Event focused on enhancing networking between jewellery retailers in Mumbai

Mumbai's jewellery retailers join in Nyuzmakers Cricket Challenge

  • - 07 February 2011 3:54 PM

The event is an opportunity to enhance interaction within the sector

JCK Las Vegas Presents Latest Trends in High-End Jewellery

  • - 30 June 2007 12:00 AM

Las Vegas, June 5, 2007 – Over 21,000 jewellery retailers from 72 countries enlivened the 16th Annual JCK Show...



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