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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)

Jewellers must not forget mature shoppers, new report warns

Jewellers must not forget mature shoppers, new report warns

When so much focus is on the customer experience, and using technology to attract millennials, jewellery retailers must not neglect older shoppers. A recent report commissioned by charity organisation, Anchor, has revealed that many mature shoppers are finding high street shops unwelcoming to them, with confusing automated technology and little seating areas for them to


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


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.


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


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