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ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can the industry embrace and empower the next generation?

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can the industry embrace and empower the next generation?

Professional Jeweller editor Stacey Hailes gathered a selection of young professionals from different sectors of the jewellery industry to find out how the trade can engage the next generation and make sure its putting things in place to build a brighter future. Amy Mellor, marketing and business development, David Mellor (AM) Britni-May Edwards, accounts manager,

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TOP TEN: Industry trends set to shape second half of 2018

With the majority of this year already in the rear-view mirror and one of the most important retail seasons for jewellers quickly approaching, Professional Jeweller takes a minute to reflect on the last six months and pinpoint the key trends set to shape the rest of 2018… The battle of Brexit The past 16 months

REVEALED: How can jewellery retailers execute a business-boosting event?

For jewellers looking to be the crème de la crème, events play an important role in bonding with local communities, engaging with new and potential customers in a less formal setting, and letting shoppers know more about the name above the door. It is no well-kept secret that a well-executed event can reap wonders for

IN DEPTH: An analysis of the men’s jewellery market

Men’s jewellery may represent a small percentage of the market, but it’s a sector that is increasingly growing and proving itself to be important to business. This year’s Father’s Day was hailed a great success by leading suppliers in the jewellery industry, many of which witnessed better than expected and/ or recorded breaking sales, and

SPECIAL REPORT: Is there room for another jewellery retailer to shine in Lancaster?

As Professional Jeweller touched down in the historic city, Lancaster was glowing with the positive buzz that captured the nation at the beginning of July. Not only was the sun beating down as the UK found itself in the middle of one of the strongest heat waves on record, at the time of visiting, England

REVEALED: What are jewellers in the luxury market doing to evolve and innovate?

In a season of uncertainty for the UK jewellery industry, luxury jewellers are staying in the fast lane and not letting national circumstances slow them down. While sales may be impacted, although latest reports filed by Companies House reveal top jewellers dealing with luxury items are actually posting an increase in turnover, this sector of

FEATURE: Discover how Rox has mastered the art of hospitality

Independent jewellery retailer Rox was founded on a foundation which now embodies the key to survival for any jeweller on today’s high street — ‘Diamonds & Thrills’. When co-founders Kyron Keogh and Grant Mitchell decided to open a store in Glasgow’s prestigious Argyll Arcade, which is lined end-to-end with jewellery retailers and nothing else, the

SPECIAL REPORT: Bristol jewellers battle with a scattered retail scene, but consumer spending remains high

Packed with history and a lively character to boot, Bristol is a city on the rise in the UK. It is a city for all, with a welcoming nature that invites anybody to call it home. In fact, over the last five years house prices have risen faster than any other major British city, highlighting

REVEALED: Luxury jewellery trends set to reign thanks to the Meghan Markle effect

Before Meghan Markle walked down the aisle and said ‘I do’ to Prince Harry and a life as a member of the Royal Family, the American actress had been commended for wearing accessible fashion jewellery pieces. However, for the big day the now Duchess of Sussex showed diamonds really are a girl’s best friend (wearing

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