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BREAKING NEWS: Pandora profits rocket by 86% in the UK

BREAKING NEWS: Pandora profits rocket by 86% in the UK

Jewellery giant Pandora has reported a huge rise in profits to £35.8m in the UK & Ireland. In accounts filed with Companies House this week, Pandora’s UK subsidiary recorded a 86.4% increase in profits for the year ended December 31, 2016. The document also shows operating profits for Pandora UK rose by 25% to £13.5


Pandora opens latest store featuring design overhaul

Pandora will open its latest store to feature a redesigned layout at a shopping centre in Burton today. Coopers Square Shopping Centre in Staffordshire will see the store re-open with a new layout after it closed last month for refurbishment. The store now only has one entrance and has a smaller counter to allow for

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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Meet the new man running Pandora UK

With a background in retail and passion for learning and development, Brien Winther has joined Pandora as the jewellery giant’s new managing director for the UK. Here, he sets out his plans for the first 12 months, and gives an insight into his management style… When Brien Winther first started working for Pandora, he was


Pandora introduces e-receipts as it looks to increase digital capabilities in-store

Danish jewellery giant Pandora has introduced e-receipts across its 220-strong UK store estate as it looks to increase its digital capabilities in-store.. This move comes after managing director, Brien Winther, declared 2017 the ‘year of the consumer’, and mentioned technology as a way the brand could improve the businesses in store shopping experience. By using


Editor’s View: “Consumers come back to where they have had a great experience”

A theme that will keep coming up throughout the February issue of Professional Jeweller is storytelling. Both the art of telling a story and the responsibility. The best stories stay with us for a long time. I’m sure all of us know two or three like the back of our hands. It’s usually the ones


Bumper Professonal Jeweller Feb 2017 issue available to read online

The bumper February 2017 edition of Professional Jeweller is available to read online now, featuring an eye-catching cover image from jewellery manufacturer and supplier Domino. This issue is jamp-packed with exclusive content, not to be found anywhere else in the jewellery industry. First of all, our editor was the very first person to sit down with the

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EXCLUSIVE: Pandora declares 2017 as the ‘Year of the Consumer’

Danish jewellery giant Pandora has declared 2017 the ‘Year of the Consumer’. The switch in focus follows the success of the brand’s promotion of its rings in 2015, and earrings in 2016. As products now perform well across the board, with charms and bracelets still accounting for a vast majority of sales, the brand’s attention has


EXCLUSIVE: Pandora’s new boss ‘won’t hide behind desk’ as he sets off on UK retail tour

The new Pandora managing director, Brien Winther, has an affinity with retail that will shape the way he does business in the UK – and he has vowed to talk retailers’ language as he takes a hands-on approach to driving market share. Winther, who previously worked as the president of Pandora in Australia & New

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“The biggest impact on the UK jewellery industry over the past 10 years has been Pandora,” says CMJ chief exec

The Company of Master Jewellers’ chief executive Willie Hamilton has said that Pandora has made a greater impact on CMJ members and the wider British jewellery industry than any other brand or business development in the past 10 years. On the final day at Pandora for Peter Andersen, president, Western Europe, for the brand, Mr

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Pandora’s Australian boss to replace Peter Andersen as UK chief

Brien Winther, the current president of Pandora Australia & New Zealand, will be the new managing director of Pandora in the UK, the company confirmed yesterday. Current UK president, Peter Andersen, has decided to leave Pandora, as previously announced, and his last day in office will be October 31. Winther has more than 25 years