What needs drive the modern consumer? How can a business thrive in a constantly evolving market? These are just a few of the questions that inspire Moniruz Zaman, president and CEO of Toronto-based distributor Bullion Mart, to drive his business forward.
Millennials and pirates have a lot in common. Typically, both are adventurous, dislike the elite—and deeply desire gold. Edahn Golan, an acclaimed jewellery industry analyst, notes millennials are spending more on jewellery than any other age group of late.
Every day, people ask me, “What do you think of the price of gold? Is it going to go higher?” After spending decades running a trading desk, I always give the same answer: “Would I be working here if I knew the answer?”
Syanyonja Artisan Miners’ Alliance (SAMA) has become the first artisanal, small-scale gold mining co-operative in Africa to become Fairtrade certified under a Fairtrade Foundation pilot project. This certification brings hope to individuals risking their lives to mine gold from around Lake Victoria in East Africa.