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Lincolnshire jeweller rues high street squeeze as she takes painful decision to shut shop

Lincolnshire jeweller rues high street squeeze as she takes painful decision to shut shop

A Lincolnshire jewellery shop owner fears that growing tariffs on high streets will make it harder for independents to survive after taking the painful decision to close her own business.   Cathy Powell, who runs Crown Jewellers in Bourne, plans to shut the shop in late October after more than a decade in business. It

Family jeweller Shannon’s braced for renewed online push

One of Northern Ireland’s longest established family jewellers is preparing to launch a new online platform as it looks to better compete on an omnichannel level. Shannon’s in Lisburn, which incidentally has just completed a major refit of its main store, plans to give its business a digital makeover aimed at reaching more customers. Owner Mervyn Shannon

Beaverbrooks searches for ‘chief bling officer’

Multiple luxury jeweller Beaverbrooks is on the hunt for a ‘chief bling officer’. To celebrate its 100th birthday next year, the family-run business is looking for a budding jewellery enthusiast to sample, style, and review its latest fine jewellery pieces. This is not just a job for bloggers who like taking artistic shots though, Beaverbrooks

‘No room’ for new jewellers to set up shop in Lancaster, claims the city’s independents

Independent jewellers in Lancaster have boxed out future competitors by collectively fulfilling every customer’s needs. The city’s jewellery offering, which includes high-end Banks Lyon, family-owned Firths, fashion jewellers Silver Tree and Down to Earth, manages to target a different selection of customers. On Professional Jeweller’s recent trip for its monthly cityscape, it was apparent that

New website and customer referrals drive sales for Baroque Bespoke Jewellery

Baroque Bespoke Jewellery has gone from strength-to-strength in the last 12 months, with year-on-year sales increasing by over 10%. The Brighton-based jeweller attributes its recent success to the power of word-of-mouth and referrals from customers, alongside the addition of a new website with improved images. Since launching the site last year, online customer enquiries have

byBiehl launches bestselling collection into the UK

International jewellery brand byBiehl is expanding its presence in the UK market by introducing one of its bestselling collections. byBiehl’s Beautiful World, which was first launched in Scandinavia, has seen high demand from international bloggers and Instagrammers. ”I designed the Beautiful World collection as reminder to us all that we live in a beautiful world

Charles Green strengthens design team with CAD appointment

Birmingham-based jewellery manufacturer Charles Green has bolstered its bespoke capabilities by welcoming a new CAD designer. Following a rise in demand for personalisation items with a 20% year-on-year growth since 2014, the company has appointed Annabel Lumb to boost the size of its design team. Lumb graduated from the Birmingham School of Jewellery and has

Jeremy Hoye Jewellery boosts online presence with new digital platform

A Brighton-based independent jeweller has continued its fast-paced approach to 2018 with a revamped digital presence. Jeremy Hoye Jewellery has launched new a website and online store to enhance the user experience and offer greater exposure for guest designers, whilst providing a new home for classic and emerging designs from the company’s very own team.

The Goldsmiths’ Company partners with Fortnum & Mason to celebrate British craftsmanship

The Goldsmiths’ Company has teamed up with iconic British heritage retailer Fortnum & Mason to showcase some of the best precious metal jewellers and contemporary silversmiths working in the UK today.  For the month of May, a selection of 26 jewellers and silversmiths specially curated by the Goldsmiths’ Company will showcase items from their latest