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Sif Jakobs Jewellery reports record-breaking opening day at IJL

Danish jewellery brand Sif Jakobs Jewellery has reported its best-ever opening day to a trade show at International Jewellery London (IJL) on Sunday. The IJL show, which took place at London’s Olympia from September 4-6, saw Sif Jakobs Jewellery take more orders on day one than at any other trade event it has attended to


Professional Jeweller has officially unveiled the 2016 Hot 100 during a glamorous garden party at the Kensington Roof Gardens. More than 450 guests gathered together at the exclusive location to enjoy a lavish three-course barbecue and finally find out who has been chosen as the most inspiring, innovative and influential members of the UK jewellery trade. Now

HOT 100 BRAND CHAMPIONS: Jennie Higgins, UK Brand Development Manager, Bronzallure (Gablestone Partners)

Bronzallure is a relatively young brand in the industry, which is one of the reasons Jennie Higgins is so excited to have joined the company. Since taking up the newly-created brand development manager post at the company, Jennie has been busy working alongside her colleagues to enhance service levels for existing retail partners through training,

HOT 100 BRAND CHAMPIONS: Martin Byrne, Head of FF Group, UK & Ireland, FF Group

We’ve been fortunate to celebrate many successes over the past year, across the two-owned brands of the FF Group, Links of London and Folli Follie, which I oversee in the UK and Ireland,” reflects Martin Byrne. And he’s certainly not wrong given that Links of London is celebrating its 25th anniversary – a time to

HOT 100 BRAND CHAMPIONS: Gavin Merrison & Philip Goodman, Directors, Connoisseurs

Philip Goodman has certainly carried on the proud jewellery tradition of both his father and grandfather since setting up a new arm to the family’s retail and wholesale jewellery business with the re-launch of Connoisseurs in the UK and Europe. And, after being joined in the business by brother-in-law Gavin Merrison, the keen golfers have

HOT 100 BRAND CHAMPIONS: David Azulay, Wholesale Director North America & UK, UNOde50

Tennis fan David Azulay likes nothing more than to grab his racket and hit the court but when he’s not serving aces and returning back-hand volleys he can be found plotting UNOde50’s sales strategy on both sides of the Atlantic. His biggest achievement during the past 12 months has been overseeing the launch of the

HOT 100 BRAND CHAMPIONS: Benjamin Caplan, UK & Ireland Sales Manager, Yoko London & Euro Pearls

Sales manager Benjamin Caplan is energised by the success of Yoko London and Euro Pearls over the past year. His own role in the development of the brands has included opening the doors to several new independent retailers in the UK. “Jewellers are key to the success of our British company and we are immensely