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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Pandora UK’s managing director shares plans for growth

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Pandora UK’s managing director shares plans for growth

It’s been just over a year since Brien Winther flew over from Australia to become Pandora UK’s managing director, and already the market has seen a shift in the way the brand does business. With a background in retail, Winther has been on a mission to transform Pandora’s UK boutiques by first and foremost empowering

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

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

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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