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 we are again with a recap of the third instalment of the Rapaport Diamond Tech Podcast series, proudly sponsored by Sarine, and this time, featuring a guest appearance by our CEO David Block.
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[…]
These are not ordinary times. And in the shadow of a global pandemic and a tumultuous economy, consumer behaviors are not ordinary or predictable either. However, there are clear signs pointing towards healthy recovery for the diamond industry, based on continued consumer appreciation for the emotional symbolism of diamonds, a[…]
Fact: India is the global center of diamond manufacturing. The vast majority of the world’s rough diamonds (85%) are polished in India. With so much focus and fanfare on the manufacturing side of the industry, it is important to take note of changes occurring in the Indian diamond and jewelry retail sector as well.
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[…]