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Sarah May announces Richmond store closure

Sarah May announces Richmond store closure

Jewellery designer Sarah May has announced that the Sarah May Jewellery Richmond store is now closed. Sarah May Jewellery sold handmade pieces alongside a wide range of jewellery from top London and international designers. The store also acted as a place for customers to meet the designer and purchase bespoke creations. Sarah May will now

Argenteus shutters last store to take new route

MD Ian Middleton now focusing on independent concessions spaces. Jewellery retailer Argenteus has closed its last store, located on Oxford’s Cornmarket Street, after 20 years operating in the city where the business was founded. The shop – the last independent retailer on Cornmarket Street, a prime city-centre location – was shuttered on September 28, with

Independent retailer Brufords of Exeter to close

Increased rent prices have forced the 115-year-old business to shut. Independent jewellery retailer Brufords of Exeter is to close down after 115 years of trading. The company owners have decided to close the store due to a planned £7million refurbishment of the Guildhall shopping centre, which threatens to increase rent prices. Relocating has also been

Lime Blue store closures raise customer concerns

Edinburgh and Reigate stores shut following closure of Glasgow store. Jewellery and watch retailer Lime Blue, which operates stores in Scotland and England, is reported to have closed its three branches without notice leaving customers struggling to contact the business. According to Edinburgh News, the city’s George Street store closed without warning early last week,

Argenteus closing Covent Garden hub after 13 years

Silver and designer jewellery retailer impacted by changes to area. Jewellery retailer Argenteus has announced that it will close down its Covent Garden store next week, after 13 years of business. The central London store will close its doors on December 6. The company’s managing director and co-founder Ian Middleton said that trade has been

Nicholas James says goodbye to jewellery industry

Hatton Garden jeweller ceases trading to concentrate on new ventures. Contemporary jeweller Nicholas James has pulled the shutters down on its Hatton Garden store for the last time, closing yesterday after a decade in London’s diamond district. The award-winning retail store and design business founded by Nick Fitch has been put into voluntary liquidation, with

Ortak makes festive push despite administration

Business creates new campaign and collections while seeking buyer. Ortak has invested in the creation of new collections and a campaign for the festive trading period despite the business currently being in administration. The products and campaign have been designed to target festive shoppers and the jewellery brand said that it will continue to push