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Tiffany & Co threatens Gloucester-based beautician with legal action

Tiffany & Co threatens Gloucester-based beautician with legal action

A beautician called Tiffany in Gloucester has been threatened with legal action by the multi-billion pound jewellery business which goes by the same name. Tiffany Parmer, owner of Cotswold Lashes by Tiffany, says she is defending for the right to be able to use her own name. The jewellery chain, which has ‘Tiffany’ and ‘Tiffany


Cooksongold maintains profits in the face of £100m precious metals sales slump

Jewellery manufacturer and precious metals supplier Cooksongold insists it is pleased with its financial performance despite seeing more than £100m wiped from its turnover last year. According to accounts filed with Companies House this month, a decrease in sales of fine gold products resulted in turnover falling 28% from £384.7m to £277.4m for the year

Family-run Wakefield jewellers considers store expansion

Harvey’s Jewellers is considering an expansion of its Wakefield-based store. The owner of the independent store is currently in conversation with the landlord about knocking through to next door. Located in Cross Square in the City, owner and founder, Shaun Harvey, thinks the move will give the bench workers in store more room to operate.

Benevolent Society Ball promises to bring Christmas cheer

The British Allied Trades Federation Benevolent Society has announced that the 83rd annual ball is going to be another Christmas extravaganza. Taking place on December 13 2018 at the St Johns Hotel in Solihull, attendees to this year’s ball can expect plenty of festive cheer. Over 400 trade guests are expected to attend this black tie

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,

Hatton Garden launches first privilege scheme in 400 years

London’s historic diamond district, Hatton Garden, has launched its first privilege scheme in 400 years. Initiated by the Hatton Garden BID (Business Improvement District), the ‘Garden Card’ gives local employees, visitors and residents access to exclusive offers from the myriad businesses trading in Hatton Garden. Individuals can register for the Garden Card free of charge at and enjoy opening offers from Anglo

REVEALED: How important is influencer marketing to the jewellery industry?

Influencers have been a hot topic in the UK jewellery industry in recent years, but has the time come for the power of the blogger to come to an end? Many jewellery brands, and even retailers, have devoted time and money on working with influencers, but the return on that investment is looking increasingly uncertain,