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Jewellery brand enters New Year with move into London department store

Jewellery brand enters New Year with move into London department store

Jewellery brand Andrew Geoghegan has announced a deal with Liberty London department store to stock its pieces. The pieces are available through the company Kojis, which showcases fine jewellery including jewellery art thousands of years old. The Andrew Geoghegan pieces will be stocked at Great Marlborough Street, a prime shopping location, as the company looks


Google guru to reveal store of the future at Inhorgenta

A lecture about the store of the future will be delivered at Inhorgenta in February by Google’s creative evangelist, Jeremy Abbet. The lecture, entitled, The store of the future—concepts and ideas, will complement jewellery company Renésim’s lecture on how e-commerce and store-based specialist trade harmonise with each other. The trade show, this year characterised by

Gold bars are stacked on April 6, 2009 at a plant of gold refiner and producer Argor-Heraeus in Mendrisio, in the southern Swiss canton of Ticino. While the world grapples with the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s, demand for the firm's watch and jewellery components business has slumped as Swiss and Italian watchmakers trim production. Meanwhile, investors are hoarding gold bars -- an age-old insurance in times of war or calamities -- sending demand for the group's bullion production soaring. To cope with the new balance of demand, Argor is shifting manpower from its semi-finished products division to gold production and is running day and night. With orders for gold bars piling up, delivery times now stretch to two months instead of 10 days.               AFP PHOTO / Sebastian Derungs (Photo credit should read SEBASTIAN DERUNGS/AFP/Getty Images)

World Gold Council fears for gold’s appeal amid strength of the dollar

The World Gold Council has expressed concern that the strength of the dollar could limit the global appeal of gold this year. In a recent report, it noted that in addition to currency issues, heightened political and geopolitical risks could impact on gold prices and consequently jewellers. It noted that key elections in the Netherlands,

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Jersey Pearl sees 37% sales increase three months after opening UK flagship

Three months since opening its first flagship store on the UK mainland, Jersey Pearl has posted a 37% sales increase year-on-year. Its Christmas campaign – To Give is to Get – helped to push sales in stores and concessions during the key trading period, it reported. Ruth Azar, communications lead at Jersey Pearl, claimed that


World Gold Council highlights three trends set to dominate Europe this year

The World Gold Council has released its Outlook 2017: Global economic trends and their impact on gold report, highlighting three dominant themes for Europe over the next 12 months. In the report, renowned economic and geopolitical commentator, John Nugée, predicts the following three trends for Europe in 2017: a continuation of tight fiscal and loose

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 12:  A flag for a Tiffany & Co. store hangs along Wall Street in Manhattan on January 12, 2015 in New York City. Shares in the luxury jewelry chain fell on news of weaker than expected holiday sales. Sales in November and December dropped 1 percent to $1.02 billion worldwide.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

American painters take over Tiffany & Co’s London flagship windows

American painters, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, will be taking over Tiffany & Co’s London flagship store windows next week. The collaboration between Tiffany & Co and the famous painters, also referred to as Matson Jones Custom Display, began over 60 years ago when  Tiffany window designer Gene Moore commissioned Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns

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Annual UK hallmarking results reveal 7.1% decline in 2016

UK hallmarking suffers 7.1% decline for The Birmingham Assay Office has released full-year 2016 hallmarking figures for the UK’s four assay offices, revealing an annual slump of 7.1% compared to 2015’s figures. A total of 9,748, 033 articles were 10,495,355 articles were assayed in the UK in 2016 compared to 10,495,355 in 2015. Platinum was

Ralph Lauren adds new Chunky Chain styles for 2017.

COLLECTION: Ralph Lauren adds new Chunky Chain pieces

Ralph Lauren has added new designs to the Chunky Chain fine jewellery collection. New chains to the range, which spans 18 pieces, include a cuff, available in 18ct rose gold, new single-bangles, designed for stacking with the ranges ID wrap bracelets, and three-chain necklaces. The brand has also added hoops, which echo the shape of the

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EXCLUSIVE: Trollbeads moves UK headquarters to London

Danish jewellery brand Trollbeads has moved its UK headquarters to London. In a bid to meet changing consumer demands, Trollbeads has relocated its UK headquarters from a unit in Bristol to Clerkenwell, London. The Bristol UK team were alerted of the move just before Christmas, with the London headquarters officially opening for business on Monday