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Jason Hughes and Jo Hughes, company director and company secretary, Strange the Jewellers

Strange the Jewellers makes local headlines with Hot 100 triumph

Strange the Jewellers makes local headlines with Hot 100 triumph

Professional Jeweller Hot 100 2016 Retail Stars, Jason and Jo Hughes, made the front page of their local paper last week as the town proudly displayed the jewellery retailer’s industry achievement. The Wokingham Paper named the Strange the Jewellers company director and company secretary as ‘Top of the Hots’, alongside a picture of the duo

Michael and Allison Aldridge,  owners, Neil & Barker

HOT 100 RETAIL STARS: Michael & Allison Aldridge, Owners, Neil & Barker

For the past 12 months, Michael and Allison Aldridge have been intently focused on strengthening the foundations of their highly successful jewellery business, Neil & Barker. “In particular we have been working towards a more efficient business, by putting the correct staff in place with the relevant experience to ensure the growth of our company.

John Greed, founder, John Greed Jewellery

HOT 100 RETAIL STARS: John Greed, Founder, John Greed Jewellery

To become one of the fastest growing jewellery businesses in the market you need a strong and clear strategy, and this is undoubtedly the case with John Greed Jewellery in Lincoln. Already specialising in big name brands such as Pandora, founder John Greed has ploughed much investment into his store’s fashion jewellery range in the

Peter Boyle, chief executive officer, Argento Contemporary Jewellery

RETAIL STARS: Peter Boyle, Chief Executive Officer, Argento Contemporary Jewellery

For Argento’s chief executive officer, Peter Boyle, the past year has been a time for putting big plans into action – as well as seeing them come to fruition. His biggest achievement has undoubtedly been the completion of a £5m project to refit and upgrade all of the company’s stores – many of which have

Trevor Fitzgerald, owner and managing director, Fitzgerald Jewellers

HOT 100 RETAIL STARS: Trevor Fitzgerald, Owner & Managing Director, Fitzgerald Jewellers

If you’re a traditional jewellers with a workshop and three Pandora stores, what strategic route do you take next? The answer is open a multi-brand store, fill it with the most contemporary and exciting names in the business and send all your staff on a social media course to get to grips with the way

Alice Rivers-Cripps, managing director, Posh Totty Designs

HOT 100 RETAIL STARS: Alice Rivers-Cripps, Managing director, Posh Totty Designs

Having started her business from her coffee table in 2004, Alice Rivers-Cripps has built Posh Totty Designs from the ground up, with support from her husband and mother who now work alongside her, and, more recently, a committed group of staff members who allow her to reclaim a little family time. This year, the efforts

Jo Kelsey, director, Original Jewellers and Gallery

HOT 100 RETAIL STARS: Jo Kelsey, Director, Originals Jewellers & Gallery

Jo Kelsey just can’t stop making things. Whether it’s potting, gardening, cooking or jewellery-making, she’s never happier than when she’s creating something new. And this no doubt accounts for the success of her business, Originals Jewellers & Gallery, into which she has ploughed all of her energy. “Work and home or home and work –

Jeremy France, director, Jeremy France Jewellers

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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