Signet Jewelers Ltd., operator of the Kay and Jared brands, agreed to buy Zale Corp. in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion, including debt, letting the company extend its lead as the largest jewelry chain in the U.S.
As the conflict between South Sudan’s government and rebels worsens, President Salva Kiir has found succor from an unexpected source: Sudan, the country that southerners fought against for two decades to win independence.
Justin Rosenblatt plans to fork over $2,000 this month for a Roberto Coin stackable ring, Sonya Renee monogram necklaces and Wendy Mink hoop earrings for his wife and friends. That’s twice what he spent on sparkle last year.
Clashes between the Sudanese armed forces and rebels in Blue Nile state are displacing tens of thousands of people who can’t be reached by aid agencies due to government restrictions on movement, the United Nations said.