Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists in the Fashion Jewellery Brand of the Year category of the 2019 Professional Jeweller Awards.
The finalists are fashion jewellery brands operating in the UK that have demonstrated they have the best products, sales, support, service, and marketing this year.
The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Fashion Jewellery Brand of the Year category are
Kit Heath is highly regarded by UK jewellers, with many commending the British brand for its excellent products married with five-star customer support. Over the last year Kit Heath has introduced collections that have quickly become bestsellers and rolled out new lifestyle and modular POS displays. Year-to-date the company has seen a growth of 30% in sales, proving that with the right combination of product, support and collateral, a brand can grow even during uncertain of times.
Les Georgettes has ambitious plans for the UK, which has proven to be an extremely important market for the Parisian jewellery brand. Retailers that stock its colourful range of products say the sell-through is superb and it does a great job of not only getting customers through the door, but getting them to return as once they buy one piece they can’t help but come back for more.
Sif Jakobs Jewellery
Celebrating a decade in business, and six successful years in the UK, Sif Jakobs Jewellery has been going from strength-to-strength over the last 12 months as it continues to meet both retailer and consumer demands. Independent sales are 51% ahead of the previous year from January to April 2019, with the brand securing 21 new stockist at IJL, and 12 at Jewellery & Watch. The brand has also won its first multiple retailer account in the UK, now being stocked in 10 Ernest Jones stores.
Swarovski keeps on innovating, no matter what the retail environment is like. A customer first attitude has seen the award-winning company transform its retail experience, evolve its product offer, and introduce fresh and engaging marketing campaigns, all of which have played a part in bolstering business on the British high street. The company has also worked behind the scenes to make sure the customer experience is absolutely seamless, no matter where they shop Swarovski.
Unique & Co
It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say Professional Jeweller has never heard a bad word spoken about Unique & Co. Now suppling 750 accounts with over 1,000 stores in the UK, the women’s and men’s jewellery supplier never fails to deliver accessible and desirable products, alongside an outstanding service. Even this year, despite a challenging market, the company has seen turnover grow year-on-year as retailers continue to trust its products will sell to a variety of consumers.
UNOde50 has become the brand to watch over the last 12 months, with the Spanish-based firm regularly securing new accounts and seeing sales soar under the leadership of a recently appointed sales team in the UK. While the products speak for themselves – they are bold, creative, and unique – it is the team’s knowledge, attitude and willingness to inspire and listen that has seen sales rise. For UNOde50 partnership is paramount.