Tag Archives: Carat* London

Branded Jewellery Boutique of the Year finalists announced for PJ Awards 2018

Branded Jewellery Boutique of the Year finalists announced for PJ Awards 2018

Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists in the Branded Jewellery Boutique of the Year category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards. Finalists in this category present the essence of their brand in their own physical stores. The finalists in the Professional Jeweller Awards Branded Jewellery Boutique of the Year category are: Carat* London This year saw Carat* London open its first

Carat* London opens first standalone store outside hometown

British fashion jewellery brand Carat* London has opened the doors to its first standalone stores outside of the capital. Venturing outside of its hometown for the very first time, Carat* London has chosen Oxford’s new shopping centre ‘Westgate’ as its first regional location. On the reason for opening a boutique in London, Carat* London chief

Jewellers add sparkle to £440m Oxford retail venture

Three jewellery retailers have secured places in the new Westgate Oxford development. The new £440m shopping complex opened its doors yesterday after a final push saw it finished in time. Covering 800,000 sq ft the centre has space for 100 shops, but only half the units were ready in time for the opening, with a

Wongs Jewellers sells out of tickets for Winter Ball

Tickets for Wongs Jewellers annual Winter Ball have completely sold out as clients, trade professionals and celebrities help the jeweller raise money for Alder Hey Children’s charity. The second annual ball will welcome more than 200 guests to The Venue, inside the iconic Royal Liver Building, for a night of fine dining and entertainment on

Editor’s View: “Give consumers a reason to shop in store rather than make instant online purchases”

A recent conversation with the chief executive officer of CARAT* London, Scott Thompson, got me thinking, can the jewellery industry move as fast as fashion? Obviously, this question relates more to fashion jewellery, because fine pieces hold a much more timeless appeal, but as an industry, are we keeping up with the world around us?

INTERVIEW: Carat* London CEO discusses sparkling success

As last year marked one of Carat* London’s best years to date, Professional Jeweller caught up with the brand’s chief executive officer, Scott Thompson, to find out what made 2016 such a success and his plans for further growth…   Professional Jeweller: How has Carat* London been evolving as a brand throughout the years? ST:

UK multiple sees 183% boost in Carat* London sales over December

An unnamed UK retail multiple saw a 183% increase in sales of fashion jewellery brand Carat* London across its sites last month. The news comes as Carat* reported its sales were up 20% overall on last year as it experienced a bumper trading period over Christmas. Its silver ‘millennium bracelet’ was particularly successful and sales

Home to 19 jewellers Burlington Arcade to be sold for £400m

London’s Burlington Arcade, home to 12 jewellery and seven watch stores has been put up for sale for around £400m. The luxury arcade which pulls more than four million visitors a year, links Bond Street and Piccadilly and is expected to attract investors from the Middle East and Asia. Jewellery stores include: Michael Rose, Carat