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Signet open to selling lab-grown diamond jewellery if demand grows

Signet open to selling lab-grown diamond jewellery if demand grows

Jewellery retail giant, Signet, is open to stocking lab-grown diamond jewellery in its stores if consumers demand it.  The Group, which owns H Samuel and Ernest Jones in the UK, already carries lab-grown gemstones such as sapphires and rubies, but is yet to capitalise on demand for lab-created diamonds. In a recent press conference call

Signet makes senior appointments to drive ‘path to brilliance’ plan

Signet Jewelers, the which owns H Samuel and Ernest Jones, has announced two executive appointments rounding out a leadership team aligned to drive the company’s transformation under its Path to Brilliance plan. Mary Elizabeth Finn has been named chief people officer and Stephen E. Lovejoy has been hired as chief supply chain officer, effective immediately. Finn

De Beers welcomes Signet as first jeweller to join blockchain pilot programme

The world’s largest retailer of diamond jewellery, Signet, has been announced as the first jeweller to join the pilot programme for the De Beers Group-led blockchain, Tracr. Signet, the owner of UK jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones, joins a growing list of industry leaders trialling the platform during its pilot phase and enabling

Responsible Jewellery Council strengths senior management team

The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) hopes to reinforce its position as the jewelry industry’s foremost standards setting and certification body by strengthening its senior management team. The appointments, which were announced at the RJC’s Annual General Meeting in Moscow, see David Bouffard, Peter Karakchiev and Jason Rubin join the organisation. Incoming RJC chair Mr Bouffard

Signet CEO strives for equality across entire company

One of the world’s largest jewellery and watch groups has made leaps forward to fostering an environment of equality within its business. The chief executive of Signet, which owns UK jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones, is looking to promote an inclusive culture within its workforce after being accused of discrimination. The company’s equality

REVEALED: The gender pay gap of the biggest jewellery firms in the UK

The gender pay gap between women and men in the UK jewellery retail industry is bigger than the UK average. Professional Jeweller and sister publication WatchPro has researched the UK’s eleven largest groups: Aurum Holdings, Signet Jewelers, Beaverbrooks, Fraser Hart, Swarovski, TH Baker, Thomas Sabo F.Hinds, Pandora, Chisholm Hunter and Tiffany & Co. Collectively, the groups employ

REVEALED: Signet unveils ambitious three-year transformation plan

Leading jewellery retailer Signet has unveiled a comprehensive three-year transformation plan to reposition the company to be a share gaining omnichannel jewellery category leader. Named the ‘Signet Path to Brilliance’, the three-year plan includes cost efficiencies, a portion of which will be reinvested in growth initiatives including e-commerce growth; omnichannel capabilities; and innovation in product

Signet secures sales boost in Q4 despite ‘challenging year’

Signet, one of the world’s largest retailers of diamond jewellery, has confirmed a rise in sales for the last 12-month period amid ‘challenging’ market conditions. The jeweller has announced its results for the 14 weeks and 53 weeks ended February 3, 2018, with total sales of $2.3 (£1.63) billion. The company attributed the total sales

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