For Macy's and fellow brick-and-mortar retailers, the need to do something new is getting much more pressing.
While the Dow is down for the week, some stocks, particularly in the jewelry sector, have remained positive.
For the first quarter, Blue Nile's business in Greater China grew 50 percent year-on-year, says Jon Sainsbury, president of International at the online diamond jeweler.
The average cost of a wedding reached an all-time high of $31,213 last year.
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Harvey Kanter, Blue Nile CEO, discusses the high online demand for its fine jewelry, and his forecast for the rest of the holiday season.
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Blue Nile CEO Harvey Kanter weighs in on the luxury holiday shopping season. Diamonds are top sellers, he says.
Harvey Kanter, Blue Nile president & CEO, shares his thoughts on the growth in online sales in jewelry.
The drop in gold prices will spur jewelry sales as retail prices fall in tandem, said Harvey Kanter, president and CEO of Blue Nile, a specialty online jeweler.
Harvey Kanter, president and CEO of Blue Nile, discusses the effect of lower gold prices on the jewelry business.
Blue Nile’s investments are starting to pay off as the online jewelry retailer sees a return to growth and forecasts a record 2012, CEO Harvey Kanter, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Monday.
Harvey Kanter, president & CEO of diamond retailer Blue Nile, offers insight on the company's "icy" hot deals this Cyber Monday.
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Men tend to be very task-focused when they shop online, says BBDO CEO Andrew Robertson. “They don’t shop, they hunt,” he said. Women, however, tend to think of shopping as “a journey,” he says. A look at what this means for retailers such as Blue Nile that are trying to broaden their customer base.
Markets run in cycles. Money rotates from one sector to the next, as traders look to capitalize on changing trends. We have seen this happen in the past few weeks as money has rotated quickly out of silver and into the U.S. dollar. Now money is coming out of crude oil. The next big victim will be gold. ...A report from TheStreet/Stockpickr.