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How do jewellers create a consistent brand experience in-store and online?

How do jewellers create a consistent brand experience in-store and online?

When it comes to omnichannel retail, consistency is key, but how easy is it to create a uniformed experience in-store and online? Research reveals that more often than not a customer’s first experience with a brand will be online, with those deciding to later come into store expecting a seamless journey. Lloyd Blakey, founder of

REVEALED: How can jewellery retailers execute a business-boosting event?

For jewellers looking to be the crème de la crème, events play an important role in bonding with local communities, engaging with new and potential customers in a less formal setting, and letting shoppers know more about the name above the door. It is no well-kept secret that a well-executed event can reap wonders for

Jewellery display designer picks up small business accolade for its work with top brands

Retail display specialist Kesslers, which is making a concerted push into the jewellery market, has been awarded Best Retail Display Designer 2018 in the second annual SME News Enterprise Awards for the Greater London region. Kesslers employs more than 175 staff at its retail design and manufacturing facility in Stratford, East London. It has created

House of Fraser will be transformed into the ‘Harrods of the high street’ says new owner

Sports Direct’s controversial owner Mike Ashley promised to turn House of Fraser into the “Harrods of the high street”, after his group announced the acquisition of the ailing department store chain for £90m on Friday. Sports Direct International plc made a statement to the London Stock Exchange last week that it has bought all of

Retail mogul Mike Ashley steps in to save House of Fraser for £90m

It’s been confirmed that Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct chain has stepped in to save House of Fraser, acquiring all its UK stores, the brand and all stakes in the business for £90m. The retail tycoon and owner of Newcastle United sealed the deal earlier today after closing an agreement to buy the department store chain

British jewellery brand expands retail presence with new flagship store

British jewellery brand Wanderlust Life has expanded its bricks and mortar presence with a bigger store and studio. Wanderlust Life launched in 2013 as a small start-up business selling understated and minimal jewellery inspired by the world. Fast forward to 2017, and the success of an online shop and wholesale business led the brand to open

Jewellery shoppers favour shopping in-store for higher end purchases, CMJ study claims

The higher the value of a piece of jewellery or a watch, the more likely shoppers are to switch off their laptops and visit the high street new research has revealed. According to a survey of more than 2,000 consumers in the UK commissioned by The Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ), the cost to ditch