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Footfall down but sales rise at Baselworld

Footfall down but sales rise at Baselworld

With our back-to-back meetings at Baselworld, Professional Jeweller had the opportunity to catch up with a lot of faces at this year’s show, which took place at between the 17 and 24 March. After the second day, a common theme surfaced in the feedback from many exhibitors – footfall was down on last year. Surprisingly though,

Deakin & Francis adds I Am range to Basel offer

Cufflinks manufacturer Deakin & Francis has introduced its new I Am collection ahead of Baselworld, incorporating five fresh designs inspired by director James Deakin’s travels. The range has been created in reaction to the growing trend for personalised jewellery, and reflects Deakin’s journeys to Scotland, Paris and Hong Kong. He exaplained: “For me, my inspiration comes

Deakin & Francis launches trade-friendly website

Wholesale customers to be given log-in to dedicated trade account. Birmingham-based jewellery wholesaler Deakin & Francis has launched a new website giving trade customers easier access to essential services. The new website allows customers to log in to their trade accounts to place orders and order marketing supplies, such as catalogues, promotional strut cards and

Hot 100 2013: James Deakin and Henry Deakin

Creating eye-popping cufflinks while maintaining a 200-year heritage. By Steve Spear "Managing a brand that’s been around since 1786 is a challenge,” say brothers James and Henry Deakin. But after more than 200 years in existence and now under its seventh generation in the same family, Deakin & Francis is a trendsetter. It may have