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A New Brand of Luxury Business Leaders, and This Week’s Other News

February 22, 2024  |  Rapaport News
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What is the Rapaport team reading? The editors and reporters sat down to pick the content from around the web that’s helped expand their knowledge of the diamond and jewelry industry this week.

Gidon’s Selection: 4 Ways to Make More Money on Your Diamond Sales (Instore)

“The dramatic rise of lab-grown diamonds is forcing jewelry retailers to reevaluate how they do business. I enjoyed this piece because it succinctly and effectively outlines the crucial steps retailers need to take to adapt to a rapidly shifting landscape. The big takeaway here is that being proactive is key to maintaining and perhaps even increasing diamond sales in 2024.”
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Gidon Ben-Zvi

Digital Content Manager

Joshua’s Selection: The Diamond Heist of the Millennium (Only Natural Diamonds)

“When is a heist not a heist? When it fails — as was the case with the attempted theft of the Millennium Star in the year 2000. A gripping story of plans and counterplans.”
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Joshua Freedman

Senior Analyst
“With the implementation of sanctions on Russian diamonds looming in the US, the fact that the government has still not disclosed its rules for the March 1 deadline is challenging for the industry. This article sheds light on how the first set of sanctions might work.”
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Leah Meirovich

News Editor

Vanina’s Selection: Meet Cyrille Vigneron, the CEO of Luxury Jeweler Cartier Who Personally Approves All of Its Designs (Business Insider)

“What is the role of a CEO in today’s competitive business world? This article shows how a new brand of leader is spearheading Cartier’s strategy, and how he thinks and reflects on his own role. I am sure it will inspire others and show why we always hear that the diamond and jewelry industry is built on stories.”
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Vanina Pikholc

Podcast and Video Producer

Main image designed by David Polak.

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