The Jewelry Supply Chain of Tomorrow

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What’s next for jewelry industry supply chains?

By Andrea Hill

If you’re wondering how supply chains in general, and your up-and-downstream supply partnerships in particular, will change as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone. The past 12 months have delivered a series of supply chain shocks. Across all industries, the dynamics of supply chain behavior are being closely evaluated because these value streams hold the keys to profitability.

As novel as the coronavirus is, some of its effects are entirely predictable. Crises tend to amplify and accelerate existing trends. So to understand the impacts of the current crisis, it’s useful to reflect on the trends that were in motion prior to December 2019.