In March 2020, the world faced a sudden and unexpected disruption to everyday life on a global scale. Consumerism was turned on its head, and shopping habits shifted drastically, almost overnight.
Of course, the biggest shift was the move to online shopping and digital experiences. In mid-2020 in the US, between 30% and 50% of[…]
As the world becomes more automated and digital, diamond grading is not left behind. From rough to cut, the use of technology in grading and traceability reports is the direction the industry is headed. As pioneers in diamond technology, and the driver of the new eGrading revolution, Sarine is leading the way.
At Sarine, we are proud to have been the sponsors of the Rapaport special podcast series focusing on Technology and the Diamond Trade, our favorite topic! We’ve published recaps of episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4, covering the A-Z of diamond technology, including traceability, grading and the new retail. In this fifth and final[…]
In the next installment of the Rapaport Diamond Tech Podcast, the discussion moved downstream to cover the latest trends and transformation in jewelry sales and marketing, with episode four, The Reinvention of Retail.
Here at Sarine, diamond technology is what we are all about, and it has been our singular focus for over 30 years in the industry. That’s why we are honored to sponsor the Rapaport Podcast Special Series, “Technology and the Diamond Trade”.
For many decades, the diamond pipeline has stretched a long road from the mine to the consumer. From upstream, where the diamond is mined and sourced, to midstream, where is it planned, cut, and polished, all the way downstream, where it is traded among wholesalers and retailers, and finally marketed to the customer. The journey[…]
Recent years have seen a spike in the number of retail stores that are closing down. In 2017, there was a record-setting estimate of approximately 102 million square feet of retail space that went out of business.
Retailers worldwide are facing significant challenges, and the main culprit is the internet. We live in a world that[…]
By now, you’ve seen thousands of #hashtags hanging around on social media. They have certainly changed their meaning from the sign we are used to seeing at the beginning of a telephone number. When used correctly, jewelry hashtags can really make a difference to the social media marketing for your diamonds and jewelry business.