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EXCLUSIVE: Pandora spots business opportunity at London Bridge

EXCLUSIVE: Pandora spots business opportunity at London Bridge

Jewellery giant Pandora will be opening a store in the overhauled London Bridge station this month. For Pandora, this marks its first store inside a rail station in the UK. Pandora UK managing director, Brien Winther, admits this move will be an “experiment” for the brand, but a lucrative one if it pays off. “It’s

THE BIG VERDICT: Ethical practices of top 10 jewellery brands in full detail

An investigation into the ethical practices of 13 of the industry’s top jewellers revealed none can be ranked ‘excellent’ when assessing steps taking to ensure responsible sourcing. In the ‘The Hidden Cost of Jewellery: Human Rights in Supply Chains and the Responsibility of Jewellery Companies’ report, the Human Rights Watch examines the policies and practices

REVEALED: The hidden cost of jewellery sold by 13 major brands

Human Rights Watch has today released a report scrutinizing the hidden cost of jewellery created by 13 major jewellery brands, which collectively generative over $30bn (£21bn) in annual revenue. In a report titled ‘The Hidden Cost of Jewellery: Human Rights in Supply Chains and the Responsibility of Jewellery Companies’, the Human Rights Watch has analysed

Pandora UK boss rates first year in charge as a ‘six or seven out of 10’

Jewellery giant Pandora has unveiled its full-year company results for 2017, citing an 8% revenue growth in local currency for the UK. The report attributes the UK’s growth to a strong performance by its eStore, the expansion of the network, and the acquisition of concept stores. When Professional Jeweller spoke to the brand’s UK managing

Editor’s View: “Jewellery brands are not going down without a fight”

Heading into 2018, murmurs circulated that the industry would be waving goodbye to branded jewellery. It certainly felt at times like things were going that way, with more and more retailers swapping branded fashion goods for traditional pieces, and unique designs crafted in-house. There’s certainly no denying that jewellers are increasingly making more space for

Women favour jewellery over flowers and teddy bears, new research reveals

International jewellery brand Pandora has embraced the season of love and has revealed what gifts women want for Valentine’s Day. A survey, conducted by the jewellery giant, has found that 89% of women would rather receive jewellery than teddy bears for Valentine ’s Day. The survey, which interviewed over 7,000 men and women across seven

EXCLUSIVE: Pandora introduces distinctive new designs for Valentine’s

As Valentine’s Day looms, Professional Jeweller catches up with Pandora’s design team to discover the trends and influences set to influence the market this season… What is the overall story of Pandora’s 2018 Valentine’s Day collection? The Valentine’s Day 2018 collection is all about timeless love stories and acts of love – making promises, being

Pandora reports 2017 preliminary revenue of £2.7 billion

Pandora today has announced its preliminary financial headline numbers for 2017, citing overall group revenue of DKK 22.8 billion (£2.7 billion). Based on unaudited financial numbers, Pandora’s revenue for 2017 is expected to increase 12% compared to 2016 to DKK 22.8 billion. In local currency, revenue is expected to increase 15%, which compares to initial

Diamond rings ranked number one piece of jewellery sold at Christmas

Independent jewellery retailers have named diamond rings as the most sold jewellery product this Christmas. In a Christmas Trading Survey conducted by the Company of Master Jewellers, its retail members revealed a spike in consumers buying unique designs and fine jewellery pieces. The most popular pieces of jewellery sold during the Christmas period were ranked