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
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
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’ 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
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
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
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
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
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Gold and silver buying is a trend which will never get outdated in India – it is backed by years of traditional and historic significance and jewellery retailers in Karnataka vouch by this tradition.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…
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…
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
Omnichannel jewellery start-up eJOHRI raises $1 million funding in Pre-Series round Hong Kong based investor Rajesh Ranavat leads the investment
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
Jewellery retailers struggling with a surge in prices of the yellow metal are pushing marketing campaigns and rolling out exchange offers
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.