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

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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Editor’s View: Celebrating the best in the jewellery business

Flick through any edition of Professional Jeweller this year or browse the pages of our website and it quickly becomes apparent that the jewellery industry is blessed with individuals and companies at the forefront of British business. Innovation, creativity and originality lie at the very heart of this industry, and the ways in which brands

LONDON - OCTOBER 28:  Shoppers browse wrist watches in a jeweller's shop window display on October 28, 2008 in central London, England. Retail figures showed some resilience against the onslaught of the financial crisis in October, but with predictions of worse to come, retailers are bracing themselves for a potentially disappointing Christmas.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Barclays survey reveals 60% of retailers are confident about Christmas trading this year

Retailers are feeling optimistic that they will achieve positive results during the lucrative Christmas sales period, reveals Barclays’ recent Christmas Survey. A majority of retailers are more confident about Christmas trading compared with 2015 (60%), with just over half expecting an increase in revenue on Black Friday (51%) and through the entire season (53%). The

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REVEALED: The Professional Jeweller Reach List 2016

Welcome to the second edition of the Professional Jeweller Reach List, a study into the digital reach of the biggest specialist jewellery brands and retailers in the UK. This list examines the online power players and measures their digital footprint in the UK through quantitative analysis of web traffic, using a ranking system set by

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