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Anchor & Crew stockists count surpasses 100

Anchor & Crew stockists count surpasses 100

Anchor & Crew will open in five new retailers next month, tipping the British brand’s stockists count over the 100 mark. In November, Anchor & Crew will officially be launching in 10 House of Fraser stores, Drakes Jewellers in Plymouth, Christopher David, Wolf & Badger and on WatchShop.com. As existing stockist have been investing in


Magical motifs drive sales in the UK jewellery industry

As millennial consumers look to escape reality with retail therapy, products adorned with magical motifs have been flying off the shelves. It has only been one week since Pandora launched its collaboration with Disney in the UK market, but already retailers have put their money on it being the being the most successful jewellery collection


Make Your Mark to offer appointments with industry experts

For the first time this year, the London Assay Office will offer visitors to its annual Make Your Mark event the opportunity to book places on one-on-one surgeries with industry experts and young designers. The Surgery sessions, which will take place throughout the two days, will be provided by specialist jewellery and watch communications agency Facets

Domino adds Timeless suite to Anthology collecton.

Domino adds classic suite to Anthology collection

Jewellery manufacturer and supplier Domino has added a new suite of jewellery to its Anthology collection. Named Timeless, the range comprises four diamond-set line bracelets, four pairs of diamond-set hoop earrings and two necklaces. All pieces are available in 18ct white gold and utilise the same classic ‘line’ style making them ideal for purchase solely or

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NAJ announces new chief executive officer

The National Association of Jewellers has announced Simon Forrester, the current chief executive of the British Pest Control Association as its new chief executive officer. With over 22 years’ experience in strategic-level association management and a track record of delivering increased member benefits, training courses, governance reviews, best practice and a substantial code of conduct


Three weeks to nominate for Collections of the Year 2017

The UK jewellery industry has three weeks left to nominate for the Collections of the Year 2017, which recognises the best-selling ranges in the UK from the past 12 months. Nominations have already been flooding in with retailers, brands and designers telling Professional Jeweller which collections they feel need to be recognised in the second annual Collections

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Lucy Quartermaine claims videos have driven sharp increase in overall sales

Award-winning British jeweller Lucy Quartermaine claims to have recorded a notable spike in summer sales after securing a better-than-expected performance in August. The business reported a 400% increase in sales from its website compared to July this year, in addition to a 115% year-on-year increase. It did not give details of its sales figures, however.


OPINION: Retailtainment is the new buzzword jewellers can’t ignore

Cybertill chief executive officer, Ian Tomlinson, believes ‘retailtainment’ is the buzzword of the moment and a new in-store approach beckoning jewellery retailers. Here, he explains why… 2017 has been a year of riveting and relevant retail marketing. During a period where shopping has altered significantly over the last decade, the retail climate has been experiencing


Female managers in retail earn £4.3K less than male colleagues

New ways of measuring how much men and women are paid under far-reaching Government reporting requirements have revealed that the gender pay gap in the retail sector sits at 19.4%. According to analysis of managers’ salaries conducted by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and XpertHR, male managers in this area of work on average earn


Vicenzaoro helps jewellery industry discover trends of the future

International Jewellery Exhibition, Vicenzaoro September 2017, has launched Trendbook 2019+ in collaboration with Trendvision Jewellery + Forecasting, the world forecasting observatory of jewellery. Every year, Trendvision Jewelery + Forecasting provides market insights and the study of trends in the luxury and jewellery industry, which are then collected in the Trendbook, an indispensable tool introducing ‘mega