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London Police solve just 2.6% of moped crimes

London Police solve just 2.6% of moped crimes

Only 2.6% of moped-related crimes are actually solved by police, a new report has revealed. Metropolitan Police released figures this week to show that only 643 moped-related crimes were solved, despite 24,294 being reported to the Force over the last 12 months to April. Most of the crimes were muggings rather than the large scale

French jeweller crosses the channel to enter the UK market after rise in demand from Brits

Independent French jewellery brand Jaubalet Paris has expanded its international footprint with the launch of its debut site in the UK. The new office in London’s Mayfair forms part of the Parisian brand’s ambition to expand its global presence. The move is in response to the French jeweller identifying a rise in interest from British

Goldsmiths’ Centre helps jewellers up the ladder with business growth programme

London-based goldsmith training facility Goldsmiths’ Centre has announced it is launching a programme designed to boost fine jewellers and contemporary silversmiths’ skills. The Goldsmiths’ Centre’s Business Growth Programme, designed to offer business skills short courses and inspirational talks tailored to the fine jewellery and contemporary silversmithing sectors, officially launches this month. The course will be

FIRST LOOK: Step into the Deakin & Francis flagship store

After 230 years of designing and manufacturing cufflinks and accessories, Deakin & Francis has opened its very first concept store. Located in the Piccadilly Arcade, London, the flagship provides a personal setting for consumers to get to know the story behind the brand. Inspiration for the design comes from the company’s heritage, with the brand

Kendra Scott opens first overseas store in London

Kendra Scott, an American jewellery brand valued at more than $1bn (£754m) has chosen London for its first store outside of North America. Today (Nov 20th), the American brand, best known for its use of natural gemstones and customisable jewellery, will open its first ever overseas retail concept at Selfridges London. Opening in just in

ASOS will deliver jewellery to Londoners on the same day it is ordered

British online fashion retailer, Asos, is rolling out a rapid same-day delivery service for London-based customers. The ‘Asos Instant’ delivery service will allow customers from all 122 postcodes within London to place orders from Asos’ range of 85,000 products for same day delivery up until 10am. “Asos has a history of innovation in our use

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Senior Richemont employee jumps across to Kiki McDonough as managing director

A luxury London jeweller has welcomed a new managing director to oversee its plans for international wholesale expansion. Céline Larose, who worked at Richemont for 15 years most recently as brand director for Vacheron, has joined Kiki McDonough as managing director with immediate effect. Brand founder, Kiki McDonough, said: “I am very much looking forward

Tessa Packard to open first showroom

Contemporary fine jewellery designer Tessa Packard will be launching her first showroom next month. Representing a major step in terms of growth for the brand, in October Tessa Packard will be opening the doors to a London showroom. Located in Chelsea, a stone’s throw away from Sloane street, one of the world’s ultimate luxury shopping

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