Tag Archives: 2015

Pandora UK sales surge by over 50% in 2015

Pandora UK sales surge by over 50% in 2015

Pandora sales in the UK surged by over 50% in 2015 to DKK 2.248 billion (£259.3 million). Worldwide group revenue in 2015 was DKK 16.7 billion (£1.74 billion), an increase of 40.2% or 28.9% in local currency. Forward guidance for the Danish jewellery suggests growth next year will slow to around half the rate of

Final call for Collections of the Year 2015 nominations

Today is the last day the UK jewellery industry has to nominate for the Collections of the Year 2015, which recognises the best-selling ranges in the UK from the past 12 months. After today the nominations process will be closed, ready for the team at Professional Jeweller to start short-listing the winners over a strong cup

Global diamond demand rose by 3% in 2014

Global diamond jewellery demand rose by 3% to exceed $80 billion (£51bn) for the first time in 2014, according to the Diamond Insight Report published today by the De Beers Group of Companies. This represents the fifth year of consecutive growth since the global recession. Global rough diamond production rose by 6% to $19 billion (£12bn).

Hot 100 2015 Technology Partner Bransom to showcase cloud solutions at IJL

Hot 100 2015 Technology Partner Bransom Retail Systems will showcase its cloud-based business management solutions and new Live Sales Analyser at this year’s International Jewellery London exhibit.  On stand K31 at IJL, Bransom will show the capabilities of its latest cloud-based services, the Live Sales Analyser and web-based Stocktaking, as well as its EPoS till and

Bumper Professional Jeweller September issue and IJL preview available to read online NOW!

The biggest ever issue of Professional Jeweller is available to read online for free, featuring our biggest ever International Jewellery London show preview and a host of interviews with some of the most influential brands and retailers in the UK trade.  Highlights of the 130 page magazine include interviews with Mococo founders Lee and Maureen Hooson,

Resurgent retailers dominate the 2015 Professional Jeweller Hot 100

The surging power of retailers has prompted a dramatic increase in the number of independent and multiple jewellers making it into this year’s Professional Jeweller Hot 100 list. For the first time, over half of the Hot 100 are from the retail sector, with many more providing services to these businesses. The guest list to

Professional Jeweller partners with IJL to host second annual Shop Floor Stars award ceremony

International Jewellery London will host this year’s much-anticipated Professional Jeweller Shop Floor Stars award ceremony, in recognition of the hard work, dedication and passion of retail and customer service staff around the country.  This year’s finalists, special award winners and overall Shop Floor Star 2015 will be unveiled on the Catwalk at 4pm on Sunday

Professional Jeweller to launch new Hot 100 category as event draws closer

The sixth annual Professional Jeweller Hot 100 will be back and better than ever on September 7 when we throw open the doors to the Freemason’s Hall for a party to remember. This year also sees a very exciting twist in the Hot 100 story with a brand new category… Drum roll please…yes, it’s that

Professional Jeweller to sell limited number of Hot 100 tickets as demand grows

Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce that for the first time, a limited number of tickets to this year’s Hot 100 can be bought online by jewellery industry professionals. The party takes place on the second night of IJL, Monday September 7, at the stunning Freemasons’ Hall in London’s Covent Garden. For the past five