SurveysAug 02, 2022
Consumer Confidence Falls for Third Month in July

Rising prices and interest rate hikes are expected to weigh on consumer spending and economic growth over the next six months.

SurveysJul 15, 2022
Signet Moves Up NRF’s List of ‘Top 100’ Retailers

Plus, a look at what shoppers want from retailers and why a remodel may not be in the cards.

SurveysJul 05, 2022

Stories on celebrity engagements and engagement ring trends attracted a lot of readers, as did articles about Alrosa and Betty White.

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SurveysJul 07, 2022
US Jewelry, Watch Sales Taper Off in May

The jewelry and watch market is expected to see more moderate growth this year compared with 2021.

SurveysJul 06, 2022
A Recession Is Unlikely, Says NRF Economist

The economy is moving from “extremely strong” to “moderate” growth, said NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz.

SurveysJun 29, 2022
US Platinum Jewelry Demand Starts 2022 on a Strong Note

Retail ounce sales were up 23 percent year-over-year in Q1, according to the recent Platinum Jewellery Business Review.

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SurveysMay 19, 2022
5 Predictions for Jewelry Retail in the Second Half of 2022

From a slowdown in sales growth to rising costs, Fruchtman Marketing outlines its expectations for the second half of the year.

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SurveysMay 10, 2022
US Jewelry, Watch Sales Slowed in March

Full-year watch and jewelry sales are still expected to rise, but not quite as sharply as last year.

SurveysApr 28, 2022
Inflation Not Taking Huge Toll on Consumer Confidence, Yet

The Consumer Confidence Index dipped in April, but U.S. consumers remain “cautiously optimistic” overall, The Conference Board said.

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SurveysApr 27, 2022
Mother’s Day Jewelry Spending Expected to Reach $7B

According to a National Retail Federation survey, 41 percent of consumers are predicted to give jewelry as a gift this year.

SurveysApr 19, 2022
Platinum Jewelry Sales Continue Their Record Growth

PGI said its U.S. partners recorded their best performances in 2021.

SurveysMar 31, 2022
4 Findings from PGI’s Consumer Survey About Sustainability and Jewelry

Here’s which factors influence—and which don’t—their purchasing decisions.

SurveysMar 17, 2022
NRF Predicts Strong Year for Retail Despite Rising Prices

Retail sales are expected to grow 6 to 8 percent in 2022.

SurveysFeb 24, 2022
Consumer Confidence Slips in February Amid Inflation

Fewer consumers expect to make big purchases, like homes or vacations, over the next six months.

SurveysFeb 17, 2022
January Retail Sales Rise Despite Inflation Woes

Following a December slip, monthly retail sales exceeded expectations in the face of inflation, the Omicron variant, and other challenges.

SurveysFeb 16, 2022
Here Comes … A Lot of Couples Getting Married

The number of weddings is expected to near 2.5 million in the United States this year, a number not seen since 1984.

SurveysFeb 01, 2022
Valentine’s Day Jewelry Sales to Hit Record High, Says NRF

Jewelry spending for the holiday is estimated to reach a record $6.2 billion.

SurveysDec 30, 2021
Jewelry Sales Climb 32% Over the Holidays

The jewelry sector saw some of the strongest year-over-year and year-over-two-year growth, said Mastercard’s recent survey.

SurveysDec 16, 2021
NRF Releases Super Saturday Predictions

It predicts fewer people will shop the final Saturday before Christmas than last year.

SurveysDec 07, 2021
Here Are the Results of The Knot’s 2021 Jewelry & Engagement Study

Lab-grown center stones and yellow gold are on the rise.

SurveysDec 02, 2021
2021 Will Be the ‘Year of Jewelry,’ Analyst Says

Edahn Golan forecasts a blockbuster holiday season will cap off a stellar year for U.S. jewelry sales.

SurveysDec 01, 2021
Holiday Weekend Shopper Totals Top NRF Expectations

Plus, NRF CEO Matthew Shay shares thoughts on the Omicron variant and recent smash-and-grab robberies.

SurveysDec 01, 2021
Consumer Confidence Falls in November Amid Inflation

Despite a dip in confidence and a rise in prices, consumers continue to spend.

SurveysNov 29, 2021
Survey: Jewelry, Watch Purchases Are Up in 2021

Here’s what else Provoke Insights found in its latest consumer study.

SurveysNov 01, 2021
Why the NRF Believes It’ll Be a Record-Setting Holiday Season

High household savings rates and progress in the fight against COVID should keep consumers spending.

SurveysOct 29, 2021
WGC: US Gold Jewelry Demand Rose 12% in Q3

Demand hit 32 tons, the market’s highest third quarter total since 2009, according to the World Gold Council.

SurveysOct 26, 2021
We’ve Reached the Sustainability ‘Tipping Point,’ De Beers Says

It has become, and will continue to be, an important factor in diamond purchases, according to the 2021 Diamond Insight Report.

SurveysOct 26, 2021
5 Takeaways from PGI’s Latest Survey

The new consumer survey looks at the importance of younger shoppers, why physical retail reigns supreme, and more.

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