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Barclaycard signs new deals for contactless jewellery

Barclaycard has agreed two new partnerships that will see its bPay payment technology embedded into high street jewellery and watch brands, expanding the range of wearable devices that can be used to make contactless transactions in the UK. The agreements are designed to complement bPay’s proprietary range – which comprises a wristband, fob, sticker and

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Sif Jakobs Jewellery scoops 27 new clients at Inhorgenta

Award-winning Danish jewellery brand Sif Jakobs Jewellery has reported strong interest from international buyers at the recent Inhorgenta show in Munich, Germany, where it also scooped a hotly contested award. The brand, which offers sterling silver and gold-plated jewellery designs, opened accounts with 27 new clients in Germany over the course of the four-day trade

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Brands and retailers need to work together to drive footfall into stores

Jewellery brands and retailers both have an important role to play when it comes to driving footfall into stores. While jewellery brands can provide attractive products for retailers to place inside their windows, and jewellers can offer premium window spaces for jewels to be showcased in on the high street, brands and retailers need to work

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Sima Vaziry Jewellery opens first boutique

Sima Vaziry Jewellery and hat designer Katherine Elizabeth Millinery have partnered together to open a boutique studio and shop in London. This move marks Sima Vaziry Jewellery’s first store and the designer has chosen the OXO Tower Wharf on London’s South Bank for this retail debut. The designer hopes to capture the consumers in one

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Sales of male name necklaces soar thanks to celebrity trend

Online jewellery retailer Jewlr has seen an increase in male name necklace orders as celebrities have been increasingly spotted endorsing the trend. Jewlr says male names now account for 50% of the retailer’s name necklace orders. Furthermore, the company has seen a 2000% year on year increase of name necklace sales, with their solid sterling

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Pre-owned jewellery internet retailer secures £3m investment

A pre-owned jewellery and luxury goods ecommerce business has secured £3 million in growth capital from Downing LLP. Xupes hopes the investment will allow it to improve its IT infrastructure, hire staff and increase and diversify its product range. The firm was established in 2009 and initially specialised in the resale of high-end watches, art

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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

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IN PICS: Links of London unveils SS17 campaign

British brand Links of London has unveils its SS17 campaign, which takes a new photographic approach. The new campaign captures a more natural and confident attitude, and warm and unexpected poses for its models. The jewellery becomes the hero of the shoot with clever and interesting close crops in the simple studio setting enhanced with

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