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ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can the industry embrace and empower the next generation?

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 www.hatton-garden.london and enjoy opening offers from Anglo

Hatton Garden heist victims slam new star-studded film for making a “comedy out of a tragedy”

Victims of the Hatton Garden heist have spoken out about the latest film to be released about the robbery. The star-studded film, King of Thieves, which features Sir Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, and Ray Winstone, will hit cinemas on September 14, but the trailer has already caused outrage. Packed with gags about an

Online jeweller opens store as high value customers prefer to see diamonds sparkle

Independent jewellery retailer Shining Diamonds has opened the doors to its first physical store. Shining Diamonds started out as an online only retailer selling quality, yet low priced diamonds. However, the company decided to open a store as higher value customers prefer to view the diamonds and the jewellery they are buying. Whilst the online

Hatton Garden heist ringleader dies in prison

The ringleader of the ‘largest burglary in English legal history’, Terry Perkins, has died in prison. Perkins, aged 69, was serving a seven year jail term in HMP Belmarsh for the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit heist which took place on Easter weekend 2015. As one of the four ringleaders, Perkins received a court order last

Sunshine Exim supports retailers with new website tools

Jewellery trade supplier Sunshine Exim has introduced new functions to its website to further support retailers. New functions include a tool which retailers can use to create complimentary personalised marketing materials and a gemstone weight calculator application. Retailers can access the new bespoke marketing tool via their trade log-in area, where a selection of pre-defined

Hatton Garden BID puts spotlight on bridal at summer festival

The Hatton Garden BID is hosting a summer event to celebrate all things bridal jewellery. Taking place July 21-22 2017, the ‘Hatton Garden Festival’ offers consumers two days in the London jewellery quarter packed with entertainment, competitions, talks, workshops and, the big Diamond Hunt. Across the two days (Friday and Saturday), visitors will get to experience