However, the retailer plans to open more locations for its luxury brands, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury.
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Detroit Lions’ QB Jared Goff Going to Jared
Goff, whose fans hold up “He Went to Jared” signs at games, has signed a partnership with the retailer.
Claire’s New Campaign Is for ‘Gen Zalpha’
Its new brand ambassadors, ages 7 to 17, will have some creative control over the ad campaign, called “The Collab.”
Arch Crown’s 2024 Tag & Label Catalog Is Out
The book offers solutions for all retailers’ price tagging needs, the company said.
WJA Launches First Canadian Chapter
The association also announced WJA Toronto’s board of directors.
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Peek Inside Chanel’s First Jewelry Store in the US
The “golden jewel box” is located on Fifth Avenue in New York City and is scheduled to open Friday.
Buccellati CEO to Step Down
Gianluca Brozzetti will pass the reins to Van Cleef & Arpels executive Nicolas Luchsinger.
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MJSA Apprenticeship Program Gets New Designation From Dept. of Labor
It could mean federal funding opportunities and tax credits for jewelers who adopt the curriculum.
PGI CEO Huw Daniel to Retire
Tim Schlick, current chief operating officer, will step into the CEO role on April 4.
Pandora’s ‘Be Love’ Campaign Stars Selma Blair, Chloe and Halle Bailey
The brand ambassadors are decked out in layered Pandora jewels, to showcase “self-expression, creative freedom, and joy.”
6 Retailers Chosen for New JA, BIJC Business Program
The Emerging Jewelers Accelerator Program is designed to give new retailers the knowledge needed to build and maintain their businesses.
PGI Announces Business Development Grant Recipients
Four companies, all of which have a particular focus on engagement rings and wedding bands, received the grants.
Jewelers Mutual Hires Former Amazon Loss Prevention Exec
The insurance provider also has a new senior vice president of digital solutions.
Rebecca Foerster Elected Chair of JVC Board of Directors
In addition, the organization will honor Matt Stuller with the Stanley Schechter Award at its upcoming luncheon.
Macy’s Rejects Billion-Dollar Buyout Offer
The retailer said Arkhouse Management and Brigade Capital Management failed to provide evidence of a viable plan to finance the deal.
Jeffrey Cohen Takes Over as 24 Karat Club Chair
The 24 Karat Club of New York has announced the full slate of newly elected officers and directors.
DCA Has a New Board Chair
The nonprofit also elected a new director.
Quality Gold Is Making Another Acquisition
It is buying Swiss Crown USA, a wholesaler that specializes in independently certified pre-owned Rolexes.
Nan Lung Palmer, Donatella Zappieri Join Hill & Co.
They both will serve as principal consultants, with Palmer based in the United States and Zappieri in Italy.
Jewelers Mutual Extends Counseling Benefit
The free counseling services will be available through March 31 following continued interest from jewelers.
James Avery Celebrates 70 Years
The family-owned jeweler also was presented with an award from the Texas Historical Commission.
Stuller Now Supplying Responsibly Mined Platinum Grain
It is making the grain available to customers via a partnership with Anglo American.
Bottom Line Marketing Has a New Name and Look
Now called “Loudr,” the marketing agency says it wants to rise above the noise and amplify brand voices.
Swarovski Opens First NYC Flagship
The new store marked the brand’s 10th opening in North America in 2023.
Gannon & Scott Recognized for Commitment to Veterans
The refiner received a distinction from HIRE Vets for the fifth year in a row.
Malyia McNaughton to Become BIJC Board President
The jewelry designer and GIA G.G. will step into the role next year as the organization welcomes three new members to its board.
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