Thursday, September 23, 2021

Pent-up post-lockdown demand eases as retail growth slows

On a total basis, sales increased by 3.0% in August, against a growth of 3.9% in the same month last year.

Goldsmiths’ Centre supports jewellers with £5k grants

A judging panel consisting of Goldsmiths’ Centre Trustees and industry experts was given the responsibility of selecting the winning grantees

What jewellery will take centre stage in Goldsmiths’ new store concept?

A lot has been made of the retailer's renewed focus on watches, but WoSG executive director Craig Bolton is keen to make sure that this is not to the detriment of its jewellery range

High streets see first post-pandemic ’cause for optimism’ as independent stores...

First six months of 2021 saw more independent store openings than closures for the first time since 2017

Brits can now attend Istanbul Jewelry Show as Turkey hits amber...

Government's travel restrictions are set for a further overhaul on 4 October just days before the jewellery show kicks off

London jewellery manufacturer reports record sales of coloured gemstones

Trend for gemstones from sapphires to citrines is proving popular across all price points for Hatton Garden supplier

Jeweller signs deal for new flagship in Liverpool One shopping centre

Brand hopes the brick-and-mortar site will complement its extensive e-commerce offering and create a profitable omnichannel business model

Laings becomes exclusive dealer in Wales for one big brand

The retailer has worked with the brand for nearly two decades, but this will mark the first time it has stocked it in its Welsh store

TOWIE’s Lewis Bloor stands trial for alleged £3m coloured gemstone scam

The accused are said to have convinced elderly investors to buy coloured diamonds at a marked-up price via cold calling

Game, set, match to Tiffany & Co as jewellery brand wins...

The tennis player joins the likes of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Anya Taylor-Joy and K-pop star Rosé as a Tiffany & Co brand ambassador