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ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can the industry work together to combat challenges?

Professional Jeweller editor Stacey Hailes caught up with some of the country’s leading independent jewellers at the Company of Master Jewellers’ latest bi-annual trade event to find out what hurdles they expect to have to jump this year, and how retailers and suppliers can work together to bolster business for the UK jewellery industry. On

REVEALED: Why staff reluctance, generational struggles and customer engagement issues are keeping jewellers on their toes

There is no denying the high street is a challenging place to be doing business at the moment, but side from slow footfall and a drop in consumer confidence since the UK voted to leave the European Union, what other trials are independent jewellers facing? Talking at a recent roundtable held by Professional Jeweller, independent

Jewellery retailers and suppliers report a rise in bespoke commissions

Bespoke continues to be the most dominant trend in the bridal jewellery market for 2018 as more and more consumers demand to say ‘I do’ to a one-of-a-kind ring. “Year on year, our bespoke department is growing as customers like to have their own choices incorporated into the design of the ring,” shares area sales

REVEALED: Opportunities UK companies are embracing in the bridal market

While Professional Jeweller recently reported the challenges retailers and suppliers are facing in the bridal jewellery sector, today’s market also provides ample opportunities. Some brands have been embracing the digital age to enhance the customer experience, while for others the weak pound has provided an opportunity to expand internationally. Charles Green managing director, Oli Sutton,

Jeremy France Jewellers smashes £10K charity target

Winchester-based Jeremy France Jewellers has smashed its target to donate £10K to local charity, The Murray Parish Trust. Since October 2016, the independent jewellery retailer has been taking charitable donations for all jewellery polishing, alongside holding in-store events and raffles to raise funds for the charity of choice. Fundraising initiatives have included multiple VIP evenings

Jeremy France Jewellers plays it cool for charity

Winchester-based Jeremy France Jewellers continues to support the Murray Parish Trust with a diamond filled ice sculpture at its annual Christmas celebration. On Thursday November 30, Jeremy France Jewellers hosted its annual ‘Christmas Champagne Evening’. As part of the retailer’s loyal and continued support for local charity The Murray Parish Trust, Jeremy France hid an

Jeremy France Jewellers rolls out the red carpet for Fei Liu

Award-winning jewellery designer Fei Liu has joined Jeremy France Jewellers’ exclusive list of brands. To mark the official launch of the designer’s entire jewellery collection, the Winchester-based jewellers rolled out the red carpet to welcome Fei Liu to a VIP ‘Meet the Designer’ evening. At the event guests were greeted with champagne and were invited

2016 PROFESSIONAL JEWELLER HOT 100 RETAIL STARS in association with Jewellery & Watch

The world of jewellery retailing is constantly evolving, and traditional bricks and mortar stores no longer survive in isolation. Professional Jeweller’s Retail Stars don’t simply embrace this change, they drive it. They are the most innovative and dynamic jewellery retailers in Britain today. View this year’s Professional Jeweller Retail Stars below: Michael Aldridge & Allison Aldridge,

HOT 100 RETAIL STARS: Jeremy France, Director, Jeremy France Jewellers

Welcoming the next generation to his family business is unsurprisingly the proudest moment of the year for skiing enthusiast Jeremy France, whose two children are already settled in to their new roles at Jeremy France Jewellers. “Succession planning is important for securing the future of the company, and I’m confident that my children will continue

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