Friday, September 24, 2021

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

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

Four in five retailers to suffer shop closures if government does...

Survey respondents revealed that business rates had been a factor in around two thirds of stores closures over the past two years

Businesses see 42% customs duties hike post-Brexit

Jump to £2.2 billion in January-July customs duties is a new record and is up from £1.6 billion last year

GALLERY: Goldsmiths to bring ‘fresh life to our high streets’ with...

Newly redesigned Goldsmiths stores will begin to appear from October, with luxury watch brands being given increased emphasis

Signet Jewelers’ value rockets to £3.2bn as share prices grow five-fold

Inspiring Brilliance transformation plan masterminded by CEO Virginia Drosos has seen sales and profits soar in the past two years

Pandora praises ‘simple’ workplace safety tech as staff return post-Covid

Brand has been using the system since early in the pandemic and continues to benefit from it as one of its main offices reopens

‘Positive news’ for retail as footfall data shows 8.2% rise over...

Retail analyst Springboard revealed that footfall in UK retail destinations rose by 4.9% last week from the week before with increases of 6.9% in high streets and 4.8% in shopping centres

Parify Lighting looks to illuminate retailers through new Professional Jeweller digital...

New partner page can be found from anywhere on the PJ website by heading to the top menu and clicking on the first header 'Brands'