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Goldsmiths’ Centre launches new creative inspiration workshops

Goldsmiths’ Centre launches new creative inspiration workshops

The Goldsmiths’ Centre has launched a new programme of creative inspiration workshops for its 1,800-strong membership contingent. The Clerkenwell jewellery hub is hoping the workshops will provide unique opportunity to spark industry led ideas for places, objects and collections. People behind the idea are also planning to inspire external organisations across the UK from the

Independent jeweller pounces on prime space left by departed multiple

A prime corner unit in Shrewsbury remains a jewellery business after an independent retailer took the place of multiple Goldsmiths, which departed the town earlier this year. Goldsmiths of Shrewsbury is parent company, Oswestry Goldsmiths’, second store opening and is situated at 10 The Square, which has been home to a jewellery business for the

Jewellery retail group secures top spot in private mid-market growth league

The Watches of Switzerland Group has topped an annual list of 250 private mid-market growth companies in the UK. For the past 21 years, The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table has ranked Britain’s companies by the sales in their latest available accounts. This year’s league table, released yesterday, shows that Britain’s

Goldsmiths extends luxury services in Newcastle with revamped showroom

National jeweller Goldsmiths has reopened its intu Eldon Square showroom, after undergoing a £300,000 refurbishment that includes an extended luxury watch and jewellery offering. The showroom, which stands at over 1,600 sq ft, is situated inside Newcastle’s iconic shopping centre and boasts a variety of enlarged branded areas that include watch brands such as Rolex

Goldsmiths to open new branch in Nottingham

National jeweller Goldsmiths is in the process of launching a new store in Nottingham. The plan is for the new branch to be open this winter, with two former closed high street shops being merged to create one large Goldsmiths boutique. This would represent Goldsmiths’ third shop in Nottingham, but the company has made it

Role of the eternity ring evolves in the UK, new study claims

Eternity rings are no longer only being purchased as a sign of commitment, but to mark special occasions and friendships as well. According to a new survey by jewellery retailer Goldsmiths, which questioned 2,500 people across the UK, the role of the eternity has evolved. Traditionally, the classic eternity ring signifies the ongoing commitment from

“In jewellery we are trying to be exclusive and not compete in the discount-led sector” says Aurum Holdings CEO

Aurum Holdings is looking to create exclusivity within in jewellery offering as the Group refuses to join in with today’s discounting culture. While watches now represent over 70% of business, when it comes to jewellery Aurum Holdings won’t get pulled into a pricing battle. Aurum Holdings chief executive officer, Brian Duffy, says: “In jewellery we

Goldsmiths continues to roll out luxury refurbishments

Multiple UK jewellery retailer Goldsmiths has completed a six-figure renovation at its Middlesbrough store. Following a £30,000 refit, Goldsmiths has now opened the doors to a transformed space complete with a new area dedicated to luxury Swiss watch brand Rolex. The refurbishment follows a £1m investment in Birmingham, and nods to the jeweller focusing on the

Aurum Holdings records surge in sales to £685m for FY 2018

Aurum Holdings has reported a 21.2% surge in sales to £685.2 million for the financial year ended April 30, 2018. The group overtook Signet Jewelers to become the UK’s largest multi-store operator last year, and pushed into the North American market with the acquisition of Mayors in Florida and Atlanta in October, followed by the

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