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The Month In Review: June 2020 June 24, 2020 (0 comments)


Merrick, NY—The beginning of June was marked not by the usual Las Vegas shows but by angry protests and violence across the nation following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police. The looting swept across luxury shopping districts and impacted more than a few luxury jewelry stores. Meanwhile, as retailers around the country continued to gradually reopen following the pandemic lockdowns, jewelry sales seem to be holding steady. Finally, to better serve the community of upscale better jewelers and manufacturers, The Centurion and Sales Strategy Newsletters moved to a five-weekday publishing schedule. In case you missed any, here were top news stories from June:

Weekend of Rioting Impacts Jewelers

Security Advice In Case Of Rioting And Looting

DPA To Relaunch As ‘Natural Diamond Council’

$1 Million In Rare Gold And Jewels Found Hidden In Rocky Mountains

Signet Tackles Race Relations Head-On Amid Falling Sales

Wisconsin State Patrol Seeks Owner of Jewelry Recovered From Looting

In Memoriam: Capt. David Dorn, First Jewelry-Related Fatality Of The George Floyd Riots

James Free Jewelers Is First Jewelry Retailer To Use New COVID-Fighting Technology

Luxury After COVID: The Ultra-Rich Will Snap Back, But The Merely Affluent, Not So Fast

De Beers: Old-Fashioned Emotion Will Carry Industry Through This Rough Patch

Fashion News Site Reports Surge In Online Fine Jewelry Sales

Edge Academy’s Smith Reports Independent Jewelers At 93% Of Sales Vs. 2019

New Video Column With Howard Hauben: What’s Going On—My Perceptions, Edition I

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