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GET TO KNOW: Kate Walsh, Pandora UK’s new managing director

GET TO KNOW: Kate Walsh, Pandora UK’s new managing director

Jewellery giant Pandora has confirmed that Kate Walsh will be stepping into the role of UK managing director following the departure of Brien Winther. So what can Pandora partners expect from the new lady in charge and what sort of expertise will she bring to the role? For a start, as Pandora UK did when

Pandora’s Brien Winther reveals family reasons are behind UK exit

Brien Winther, the managing director of Pandora UK has revealed that family reasons are behind his decision to quit the business and retire.  As reported by Professional Jeweller yesterday, Winther is leaving Pandora after 18 months as UK managing director and seven years with the business. The jewellery giant has confirmed that Winther’s last day

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Pandora UK’s managing director shares plans for growth

It’s been just over a year since Brien Winther flew over from Australia to become Pandora UK’s managing director, and already the market has seen a shift in the way the brand does business. With a background in retail, Winther has been on a mission to transform Pandora’s UK boutiques by first and foremost empowering

Pandora opens latest store featuring design overhaul

Pandora will open its latest store to feature a redesigned layout at a shopping centre in Burton today. Coopers Square Shopping Centre in Staffordshire will see the store re-open with a new layout after it closed last month for refurbishment. The store now only has one entrance and has a smaller counter to allow for

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Meet the new man running Pandora UK

With a background in retail and passion for learning and development, Brien Winther has joined Pandora as the jewellery giant’s new managing director for the UK. Here, he sets out his plans for the first 12 months, and gives an insight into his management style… When Brien Winther first started working for Pandora, he was

Pandora introduces e-receipts as it looks to increase digital capabilities in-store

Danish jewellery giant Pandora has introduced e-receipts across its 220-strong UK store estate as it looks to increase its digital capabilities in-store.. This move comes after managing director, Brien Winther, declared 2017 the ‘year of the consumer’, and mentioned technology as a way the brand could improve the businesses in store shopping experience. By using

Editor’s View: “Consumers come back to where they have had a great experience”

A theme that will keep coming up throughout the February issue of Professional Jeweller is storytelling. Both the art of telling a story and the responsibility. The best stories stay with us for a long time. I’m sure all of us know two or three like the back of our hands. It’s usually the ones