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Jewelry Business Insights: At Polygon, we're lucky enough to connect daily with over 2,800 members who share discussions on everything and anything to do with jewelry. Our jewelry business insights touch on a variety of topics we know are of interest to jewelers. Plus, read up on the latest from long-time Polygon member and InStore contributor David Geller (www.jewelerprofit.com). His articles are also featured monthly in Polygon's Jewelry Times.
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De Beers Will Close the Victor Diamond Mine in Ontario, Canada

International diamond conglomerate De Beers has announced that it will close the Victor mine, the first and only diamond mine in the Canadian province of Ontario, in 2019.

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The FTC is Increasing Regulation of Social Media ‘Influencers’

While social media marketing is a relatively new strategy for many brick-and-mortar retail jewelers, platforms including Instagram, Pinterest and Youtube – alongside the ubiquitous Facebook and Twitter – have proven to be effective drivers of engagement and sales for chain retailers and boutique jewelers in recent years.

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Tiffany Awarded $19.4 Million in Costco Lawsuit Win

Retailers, beware: Using the Tiffany name to sell any jewelry other than official Tiffany & Co. products could land you in hot water.

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Indian Diamond Firms are Going Bust

Two of India's biggest diamond manufacturers went bankrupt in August, putting hundreds out of work and fostering uncertainty about the future of the diamond industry in that country.

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QVC Buys Home Shopping Network, But is Online Shopping Peaking?

The two largest TV shopping networks have become one. Liberty Interactive, parent company of TV shopping giant QVC, has purchased the Home Shopping Network for $2.1 billion in stock.

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U.S. Luxury Watch Market Update: 2017

According to research and consulting firm Bain & Co., the market for luxury goods in both the U.S. and Canada continues to underperform relative to the rest of the developed world, with growth for 2017 in the two markets expected to be flat at best. A decline of up to 2 percent in each market is a possibility.

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U.S. Antique Shows Expands Partnership With Polygon

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, recently announced their latest partnership with Polygon, the premier online community and trading platform for jewelry professionals, where members trade diamonds, jewelry, colored stones, watches, estate pieces and more.

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GIA Received an Undisclosed Natural/Synthetic Hybrid Diamond

When the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) laboratory in New York graded a 0.33 carat fancy blue diamond earlier this year, their initial evaluation didn’t reveal anything out of the ordinary. But upon closer inspection, GIA scientists noticed an odd combination of nitrogen and boron defects, as well as something extremely rare: the stone exhibited qualities of both type Ia and IIb diamond.

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A New Jewelry Show Is Coming to the U.S. Midwest

A new jewelry show is coming to the US Midwest in August 2017.

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Pandora Signs Indian Distribution Deal, Announces Plan to Open 50 Stores

Denmark-based Pandora has signed an agreement to distribute the company’s jewelry in India for the first time, and also announced a plan to open 50 Pandora stores in the country by 2020.

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