Read the Blue Nile case attached. Summarize and discuss it by answering the following questions:
– What are some key success factors in diamond retailing? How do Blue Nile, Zales, and Tiffany compare on those dimensions?
– Evaluate various metrics of the three companies, such as Return on Equity (ROE), Return on Asset (ROA), profit margin, asset turns, Accounts Receivable Turnover (ART), Inventory Turnover (INVT), Account Payable Turnover (APT), and Cash-to-Cash cycle (C2C).
– Which of the three companies do you think is best structured to deal with weak economic times?
– What advice would you give to each of the three companies regarding its strategy and structure?
No figure or diagram allowed
Do not use bullet-type summary
470 words is fine /no longer than that