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Synthetic screening device rolls out across jewellery industry

Synthetic screening device rolls out across jewellery industry

The De Beers Group of Companies has announced that the industry’s first synthetic screening device for set jewellery ‘SYNTHdetect’ is now available for delivery. The International Institute of Diamond Grading and Research (IIDGR) is introducing the SYNTHdetect to its portfolo. The device has been designed to allow jewellery retailers to quickly and easily ensure the

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Voting opens for the Professional Jeweller Awards 2017

The voting process for the 2017 Professional Jeweller Awards is officially open. For the first time ever, members of the UK jewellery sector will get to have their say on which brands and retailers win the ultimate industry accolade. The Professional Jeweller Awards, which take place on Monday 4 September 2017, will honour the leading

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Clock starts ticking for jewellery retailers to publish gender pay gap data

New regulations that will require private sector employers to publish annual data on their gender pay gap have come into force. The rules – which will be enforced by the Equality and Human Rights Commission – require UK companies with 250 or more employees to provide data on their gender pay gap by April 2018.

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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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Forevermark seeks more retailers as it enters 2000th store

De Beers’ diamond brand, Forevermark, has indicated it wants to expand further through its licensee model in Western Europe, as it announces entering its 2000th retail store. CEO Stephen Lussier expressed a desire to grow the firm’s network following the opening of the Zen Diamond Anatolium in Turkey. It builds on a strong year last

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Product presentation is one of the biggest challenges brands face

Jewellery brands have expressed concerns for how products are displayed in store, with some describing this obstacle as their biggest challenge. Talking at an exclusive roundtable and during the most recent Jewellery & Watch trade show, senior brand executives revealed how stores often don’t take care of stock despite being provided the tools to create eye-catching

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New jewellery trade app launches to connect buyers and sellers

Two jewellery professionals have launched a new app for the industry today which enables members of the trade to showcase and source jewellery, watches and antiques and if they so wish, advertise items for sale to consumers. The app, called Jewellery Trader, has been created by members of the industry, for the industry, and has

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22:  Shoppers walk along New Bond Street in Mayfair which is the most expensive avenue in Europe for retail rents on September 22, 2010 in London, England. Findings from retail estate agents claim that over the past year rents on New Bond Street have risen to 536 GBP per square foot, exceeding that of the Champs-?lys?es in Paris. In comparison, New York's Fifth Avenue, which is the world's most expensive shopping street, has rents of approximately 1180 GBP per square foot.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Luxury jewellers could be set for massive sales surge this weekend

High-end jewellery boutiques are expected to see a considerable sales injection this weekend as Chinese tourists are predicted to flock to the capital to celebrate Chinese New Year. According to new figures, Chinese visitors looking for luxury goods could splash £11 million in London alone over the coming week, to welcome in the year of

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