Finlay Enterprises, America’s Finest Jewelers and it’s brands have conducted almost $100 billion in jewelry sales with some of the leading retail partners in the world since 1832. Finlay Enterprises Incorporated’s principal activities are the retailing of fine jewelry products and operating leased fine jewelry department stores throughout the United States and France. Founded as Seligman & Latz, the company’s original focus was the operation of beauty salons, also under a lease arrangement with department and specialty stores. Jewelry sales were soon added to the company’s portfolio, and by 1942, the company opened its first leased Finlay Fine Jewelry department.
Today Finlay Enterprises owns and operates a collection of over 30 brands. The group collectively pulls from a rotating inventory of $130 million in precious metals and loose stones and brokers diamonds to over 2,600 locations in North America.
Who We Are
- C & H Rauch, Your Family Jeweler, has a tradition that spans over a century.
The Lexington based company was founded in 1887 by two brothers. Charles and Herman Rauch, in Cincinnati, Ohio. C & H Rauch was a wholesale jewelry firm that built its reputation on quality and service before the turn of the century.
- In 1952, Robert Cohen, father of current president Harry Cohen, bought the firm and moved it to Lexington, Kentucky. The company began by distributing merchandise to businesses and corporations at wholesale prices. C & H Rauch rapidly evolved from a wholesale jewelry firm into a retail jeweler.
- C & H Rauch was taken over by Harry S. Cohen in 1971. Harry quickly began to concentrate on the development of a strong retail business. He branched out from Lexington, throughout central and eastern Kentucky into Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana and Ohio. Presently, C & H Rauch, Your Family Jeweler consist of over 40 units. The corporate headquarters, based in the heart of the Bluegrass, Lexington, Kentucky, houses a jewelry manufacturing/distribution center, an in-house advertising agency an printing company, as well as a state of the art data processing center and an employee education facility.
- Ranked as the 7th largest independently, privately owned jewelry chain in the U.S., C & H Rauch has developed from a wholesale jeweler in 1887 to a solid, competitive retailer - a growing force in the jewelry industry today.
It is the policy of C & H Rauch, Your Family Jeweler, to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. The decision to employ or not to employ is determined first by whether any openings are available, and second, by which applicant best meets the requirements for the open position. The objective is to employ the most qualified people available.
C & H Rauch, Your Family Jeweler's, policies regarding transfer, salary, advancement and promotion are, likewise, based solely on job requirements, job performance, and qualifications. All personnel practices and procedures, including those relating to compensation, benefits, retention, termination, training, self-development opportunities, social and recreational programs, are administered without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.
- Today the company operates under Samuels Jewelers, Samuels Diamonds, Andrews Jewelers, Schubachs Jewelers, and C&H Rauch Jewelers.
Diamonds On Rodeo
Diamonds on Rodeo is the privately held precious and semi-precious wholesale operation of Finlay Enterprises and Hadid. It has been capitalized with almost 100,000 carats of diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires and many others. Diamonds on Rodeo sources inventory from struggling or bankrupt wholesale, retail, and manufacturing jewelers across North America as well as inventory from Antwerp.
The firms gold inventories are managed by wholly-owned subsidiary Ephraim Brasher for it’s network of jewelers around the world. The firm is named in honor of one of the finest goldsmiths the United States has ever known and has been capitalized with access to over $130 million in gold and silver. Subsidiary Roskells organizes and coordinates silver inventories to the groups approximate 2,600 retail and wholesale jewelers.
Famed Beverly Hills jeweler Missir is responsible for brokering and trading in the groups pearl and opal assets for the organizations 30 retail chains representing over 2,000 wholesale and retail locations. The Group controls the largest collection of jewelry brands in the world dating back to 1787 with its Finlay Fine Jewelers Group.
Hadid brands, Finlay Fine Jewelers, Heilig-Meyers Furniture, Orcofi Holdings, Dalgety, IMASCO, and Pushkin are now exclusively available online at Lichtenstein’s Fine Department Store & Luxury Boutique. Please visit us at Lichtenstein’s (www.Lichtensteins.com).