Lancashire-based Sarah Layton Jewellers has become the thirtieth member of luxury buying group Houlden.
Houlden welcomed the Sarah Layton Jewellers team, who specialise in fine diamonds, gem-set jewellery, watches and contemporary brands, to their second and final members’ conference and supplier exhibition of 2019.
Having attended the group’s London event in February as guests, Sarah Layton Jewellers are now able to take advantage of the collective trade purchasing power of Houlden and its member base, located across the UK and Ireland.
Director of Sarah Layton Jewellers, Nigel Layton-Hill, comments: “Being a member of the Houlden group is an exciting prospect for Sarah Layton Jewellers, as our brand objectives and business strategy complement each other so well.
“We are delighted to join Houlden as we feel extremely aligned to the group and will undoubtedly benefit from the Houlden Advantage, so we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial association.”
Sarah Layton Jewellers is a family business with a wealth of experience in the industry, who pride themselves on providing a truly first-class customer experience.
Perfectly situated in the heart of the picturesque Ribble Valley, they have a state-of-the-art on-site workshop and goldsmith, plus CAD facilities to offer traditional and modern services, including bespoke jewellery design, jewellery re-modelling, jewellery repairs, watch repairs and servicing, valuations, engraving, watch batteries, and pearl re-stringing.
Houlden Chief Executive, Helen Haddow, adds: “I extend a warm welcome to Sarah Layton Jewellers on behalf of all at Houlden. Our group have a great culture, the broadest capability in the market and in joining forces with this distinctive brand we will undoubtedly further strengthen this offering.
“I am passionately committed to placing Sarah Layton Jewellers, alongside the 29-strong existing Houlden Members’ at the centre of everything we do, and we look forward to their input on shaping the future of Houlden.”