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TOP FIVE: How jewellery retailers plan to stand out this Christmas

TOP FIVE: How jewellery retailers plan to stand out this Christmas

As the jewellery industry reaches the final leg of the Christmas countdown, retailers tell Professional Jeweller how they have been making their stores stand out during the lucrative selling season… LAINGS JEWELLERS “We always like to make our stores sparkle at Christmas time and our windows have already had a festive make-over. Our visual merchandiser

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Cartier reopens Harrods boutique with new bespoke concept

Luxury jewellery house Cartier has reopened is boutique in the Fine Jewellery Room of Harrods following a complete redevelopment and re-design. The new space offers an entirely new and bespoke concept for Harrods, as the brand worked closely with the department store and architect, Laura Gonzalez, to redesign a classic environment with a contemporary touch, and


FIRST LOOK: Thomas Sabo turns up the heat for SS18

Global fashion jewellery brand Thomas Sabo has unveiled its products and design concepts for SS18. Introducing the new Tropical series, the brand’s products for SS18 feature vivid colours, elaborate designs, exotic motifs. The eye-catching pieces feature filigree, sparkle and playful adornments. As inspiration comes from the mysterious green of the jungle and the diversity of

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Fiorelli Jewellery partners with online retail giant

Fiorelli Jewellery has secured online retail giant ASOS as a stockist. The brand, which is distributed by jewellery supplier Gecko, now offers an edited collection on the fashion retail website. Pieces online include statement chains, geometric motifs and mixed metal designs across three categories titled ‘Stunner’, ‘Icon’, and ‘Influencer’. For brands tapping into the accessible,


House of Fraser hit by credit downgrade amid falling sales

House of Fraser has had its credit rating downgraded by investor agency Moody’s amid weak performing sales. The news follows three consecutive quarters of poor financial results at the department store chain due to both challenging market conditions and company specific factors, notably disruption caused by the launch of a new web platform and underperformance in own

PANDORA Rose Moments Bracelet: £65, with charms starting from £30.

Officials intercept £45k haul of Pandora counterfeits headed for UK market

The UK’s Border Force has warned consumers to be on the lookout for counterfeit products after it discovered 1,530 Pandora charms at UK ports and airports in recent weeks. Ahead of the approaching festive season, Border Force officers at airports, sea ports, and postal hubs detected and seized phoney imported goods worth millions of pounds.

OPINION: What can retailers expect from Christmas 2017?

Retailers across the UK are wondering what’s in store for Christmas 2017. A period of consumer uncertainty influenced by the political economic impacts of Brexit – devaluation of the pound against the Euro and Dollar, National Living Wage increases, Apprenticeship Levy, and the rising costs from business rate increases, has put a great deal of