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UK is the most popular place for retail expansion, report says

UK is the most popular place for retail expansion, report says

The UK is the most popular destination for retailers looking to expand their store presence in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. More than half (65%) of retailers surveyed cited the UK as their target market for expansion, according to the latest research from global property adviser, CBRE. The core markets of Western Europe are

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New flagship leads to a spike in sales for Allum & Sidaway

Independent jewellery retailer Allum & Sidaway has witnessed a significant surge in sales since opening its new flagship’s doors. The store, which is located in Salisbury, opened just before the Christmas trading period and has given the retailer the opportunity to showcase more jewellery and watches than ever before. Talking to Professional Jeweller during a


Jewellers in retail parks hit by quickening decline in footfall

Jewellery outlets at retail parks are experiencing an accelerating decline in footfall whilst the high-street sees marginal growth. A new report has shown that footfall was down 1.6% in February compared to a 2.5% increase last year. Meanwhile, high-street footfall rose 0.1% last month compared to 2016’s 3% decline. The report, from Springboard UK found

Since 2001, H.Samuel stores have undergone a radical refurbishment programme to greatly enhance customer service; the programme is expected to be completed in 2010. The H.Samuel Dublin store shows the latest design.

H Samuel is the most searched for jewellery company on Google

H Samuel has topped a list of the most searched for online jewellery companies in 2016. The British retailer is ranked the highest when it comes to organic Google searches for jewellery businesses in a new report conducted by SEO and digital content experts Inside Online. Searches for H Samuel in the 12 months to

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Daniella Draper opens fourth independent boutique

British jewellery designer Daniella Draper has opened her fourth standalone store in Bowness-on-Windermere, at the heart of the Lake District. The new store open yesterday (March 12) in time for the SS17 season, and features the same iconic white, clean interior as the designer’s other three stores, combining striking, restored antique cabinets to display Draper’s