VICENZA, Italy — Gold and jewelry fair Vicenzaoro First 2011, which ended a six-day run Jan. 20, produced some positive signs for the sector.
With 1,500 high-end brands exhibiting in this northeastern Italian city, companies rallied to supersede the challenges of the economic crisis of the past few years — skyrocketing costs of precious metals and depressed demand — but as consumer confidence grows, the outlook is brightening.
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