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Last chance to nominate for the 2017 Collections of the Year

The UK jewellery industry only has one week left to nominate for the Collections of the Year 2017, which recognises the best-selling ranges in the UK from the past 12 months. Nominations have already been flooding in with retailers, brands and designers telling Professional Jeweller which collections they feel need to be recognised in the second annual

Voting opens for the Professional Jeweller Awards 2017

The voting process for the 2017 Professional Jeweller Awards is officially open. For the first time ever, members of the UK jewellery sector will get to have their say on which brands and retailers win the ultimate industry accolade. The Professional Jeweller Awards, which take place on Monday 4 September 2017, will honour the leading

Pandora CCO highlights shift in consumer buying trends

Pandora’s chief creative officer Stephen Fairchild says one of the biggest changes in the fashion jewellery industry is the way consumers have now become their own brands. Most consumers will no longer want to buy into a look they’ve seen online or in an advert, instead they want to create their own style, which reflects

INTERVIEW: Peter Boyle discusses his Argento ambitions

Jewellery retailer Argento has gone from strength to strength since starting out as a single 100 square foot unit in Belfast. Joe Peskett caught up with chief executive officer Peter Boyle to discover how a major store redesign, brand buying strategy and ecommerce site has presented the company with an opportunity to dominate the multibrand

Product presentation is one of the biggest challenges brands face

Jewellery brands have expressed concerns for how products are displayed in store, with some describing this obstacle as their biggest challenge. Talking at an exclusive roundtable and during the most recent Jewellery & Watch trade show, senior brand executives revealed how stores often don’t take care of stock despite being provided the tools to create eye-catching

Must-see jewellery stands at Jewellery & Watch 2017 (L-Z)

Le Carose keeps on Dreamin’ New to the UK, Italian fashion jewellery brand Le Carose present its My Dream collection at Jewellery & Watch for the very first time. Built on the premises that every woman has a dream, an ambition, to come true, Le Carose has create a collection of jewellery centred around this

EXCLUSIVE: £5m nationwide refit sees Argento sales soar by up to 50%

Jewellery retailer Argento has seen sales increase by an average of 30-40%, with one store seeing nearly 50% growth following the firm’s £5 million project to refit and upgrade its sites. Chief executive officer, Peter Boyle, told Professional Jeweller that the new store design has had a dramatic impact on sales and footfall. Argento’s average store size