Finally! LVMH Acquires Tiffany’s for USD$16.2B

LVMH acquired Tiffany & Co for USD$16.2 billion. It was announced yesterday Monday 25 November, after long negotiations. As published here on 7 November 2019, the American jeweller rejected the behemoth French luxury power house, that previously offered USD$14.5 billion. This acquisition sets the tone for the luxury industry at large. It is indicative of [...]

Hidden Gem: Marie (Girardot) Vallanet, President @VCA School of Jewelry Arts

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry.  This week's focus is on Marie (Girardot) Vallanet. She has been in the jewelry industry since 1986, with a strong foundation in business development and organization. As the current President of the Van Cleef Arpels L'Ecole des Arts Joailliers [...]