Q. What is the business of Finlay Enterprises, Inc.?
A. Finlay Enterprises, Inc. is one of the leading retailers of fine jewelry and the largest operator of leased fine jewelry departments in department stores in the United States.
Q. What was the stock symbol and the exchange that Finlay is listed on?
A. The stock symbol was FNLY and was listed on the Nasdaq exchange.
Q. When is Finlay’s fiscal year end?
A. The Saturday closest to December 31.
Q. Why do department stores outsource?
A. By outsourcing their fine jewelry business department stores gain specialized managerial, merchandising, selling, marketing, inventory control and security expertise. Additionally, by avoiding the high working capital investment typically required of the jewelry business, host stores improve their return on investment and can potentially increase their profitability.
Q. What are the benefits to Finlay?
A. As a lessee, Finlay benefits from the host stores’ reputation, customer traffic, advertising, credit services, and an established customer base. Finlay also avoids the substantial capital investment in fixed assets typical of stand-alone retail formats. These factors have generally enabled Finlay’s new departments to achieve profitability within their first twelve months of operation. Finlay further benefits because net sales proceeds are generally remitted to Finlay by each host store on a monthly basis with essentially all customer credit risk borne by the host store.
Q. Where are Finlay’s corporate headquarters located?
A. Beverly Hills, CA 90077
Q. Who are the members of senior management?
A. Finlay Enterprises, Inc. is operated by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Finlay Fine Jewelry Corporation. The senior officer of Finlay Fine Jewelry Corporation is: Mr. Vin Lee, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.  He is also CEO of Beverly Hills based luxury goods family office Grand Metropolitan, the parent company of Finlay Enterprises.
Q. How many persons does Finlay employ?
A. Finlay employs, through its subsidiaries, approximately 6200 people.
Q. Can you describe career opportunities at Finlay?
A. Our corporate headquarters provides opportunities for professionals in Merchandising, Information and Systems Technology, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, and Sales Promotion. In our field operations we offer a variety of positions in management of our leased businesses, including Branch Sales Manager, Regional Manager, Merchandise Manager, Advertising Coordinator, Human Resource Manager, Director of Stores and our most senior level position, Group Manager. We also have opportunities for full and part time sales associates and within our Manager-in-Training program.
Q. How can I inquire about career opportunities at Finlay?
A. You may E-mail your resume to humanresources@fnly.com or Fax your resume along with cover letter stating your area of interest and salary requirements to: Finlay Fine Jewelry Human Resources Department.Mail resume to:

Finlay Fine Jewelry
Human Resources Department
529 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Finlay is an EOE.

Q. Can you name the department stores in which Finlay operated?
The May Department Stores Company:
Famous Barr/L.S.Ayres/Jones Store
Lord & Taylor
Robinsons-May/Meier& FrankFederated Department Stores:
The Bon Marché
Rich’s/Lazarus/Goldsmith’sSaks, Inc.:
Carson Pirie Scott/Bergner’s/Boston Store/Younkers/Herbergers

Marshall Field's
The Bon Ton
Elder Beerman

Q. How can I request information on the company?
A. Go to the Info Request page of this website and fill out the form. We will respond in a timely manner.
Q. Can I purchase stock directly from the company?
A. Not at this time.
Q. Does Finlay pay dividends or have a dividend reinvestment plan?
A. No.