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2009-06-17 07:18:00

ESPOO, Finland, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today announced that it has appointed Carat, part of the Aegis Group, as the single global media partner to handle its media planning and buying. Nokia conducted a thorough evaluation process that incorporated assessments from global, regional and local marketing stakeholders. The objective of the review was to identify the optimal media solution for meeting Nokia's evolving requirements for consumer-led, innovative...

2009-04-12 12:29:03

Brides in New York appear to be among the victims of the recession, with retailers saying more grooms are buying cubic zirconia rings instead of diamonds. New York Diamond District retailers said an increasing number of would-be husbands are purchasing the fake diamonds for their brides' engagement rings to save money during the economic downturn, the New York Post reported Sunday. There are people who will buy a setting and put a CZ in it for now, hoping to replace it later, private jeweler...

2009-03-30 10:01:00

Seattle, Chicago, and Los Angeles Jeweler will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for Lil Wayne's gold and platinum diamond-studded crowns; Also wanted are Diddy's gold bottom front teeth and Flava Flav's 22K semi-permanent gold caps top and bottom There's a new Gold Teeth Rush sweeping the nation SEATTLE, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As people struggle to pay bills and put food on the table in this economic downturn, pawn shops and estate jewelry dealers are seeing an influx of those looking...

2009-03-02 09:00:00

"NTRsupport Software-as-a-Service is as Essential as my Mobile Phone" BARCELONA, Spain and DALLAS, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For CARAT, a leading provider of software for interior design and kitchen remodeling, the challenge is to provide outstanding customer service while controlling costs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NTRGLOBALLOGO) CARAT serves a growing customer base of some 5,000 through offices in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Russia, France, Austria, Ireland, the...

2009-02-03 10:17:00

Cupid Reveals Secret Weapon to Combat Economy & Radiate Love PLANO, Texas, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to consumer concerns over a lack of disposable income for Valentine's Day gifts like flowers, jewelry and dining, Cupid, borrowing a popular rallying cry, has revealed his secret weapon and declared, "Yes, we can!" In fact, DealTaker.com, a popular website to find online deals, expects to offer $1 million in Valentine's Day savings this year. "The secret to finding great deals...

2008-12-02 21:26:05

The Salvation Army says a gold ring appraised at $2,000 was dropped in a Uniontown, Pa., donation kettle where it was found by charity workers. The group said the 18-karat white gold piece of jewelry was found inside a kettle placed outside a Giant Eagle supermarket, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday. The Salvation Army said the ring was was spotted by workers counting its contents Nov. 22.

2008-11-13 12:00:17

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash-strapped consumers are finding bonanzas in their jewelry boxes as they sell their unwanted gold to pay for holiday gifts -- but more and more are complaining some gold dealers aren't ethical or offering fair prices. The biggest offenders, according to a recent tally on the Better Business Bureau's website, BBB.org, are companies advertising heavily to buy unwanted gold jewelry on cable television channels. One company had 177 complaints...

2008-10-11 18:00:24

By Jeffery Muse GOLD is mined across the world and has been greatly prized since ancient times. It appears as veins in various types of rock, founds as flakes, dust or luckiest of all, as nuggets but is also present in electrum beside silver. The mineral itself is wonderfully ductile. It can be drawn into a tiny, tiny wire so fine as barely visible to the eye and this uniqueness makes the mineral highly desirable throughout the world. Just a single grain can be stretched to measure...

2008-09-02 00:00:22

By Sharen Kaur DEGEM Bhd may acquire smaller rivals to build its business, but wants to grow independently first, executive director Stephen Choong said. "If it fits into our expansion and the price is good, we may acquire the firms. But we are not looking at it now," Choong told Business Times. DeGem, which is 52 per cent held by the Choong family, has a market capitalisation of RM120 million and RM145 million in inventory. It makes and retails diamonds, gemstones, pearls, white gold...

2008-08-29 18:00:32

MILLIONS of motorists are struggling to cope with soaring car costs but the super-rich are being urged to wear their wealth not only on their sleeves but on the roof of their cars. While most drivers can hardly afford to fill a tank, those with mega wealth can strike gold. Alchemist, based in London, has developed a process to apply a film of the finest gold leaf to the roofs of cars. This ultimate bling accessory costs frompounds 12,500. Each gilded roof is signed and numbered...