Tag Archives: e-tail

Online sales growth forecast falls to single-digit for first time

Online retailers in the UK can expect a rough 12 months as 2017’s figures have revealed a slow down in the rate of growth. While online sales figures achieved 12.1% on average year-on-year growth in 2017, this falls two percentage points lower than IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index’s forecast and almost four percentage points behind

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can the jewellery industry bolster business online?

Professional Jeweller editor Stacey Hailes sat down with digital-savvy members of the UK trade to discuss how companies can  use online tools and channels to boost sales and build brand awareness… On the Panel: Diana Sherling (DS), founder, Lily Flo Jewellery Tamsin Ivy (TI), founder, Glitzbox Nimesh Thakrar (NT), co-founder, Banneya London Rose Swingler (RS),

Online jewellery and watch retailer gears up for biggest ever Black Friday

Online jewellery and watch retailer WatchShop.com has announced a site-wide sale including on items that have already been reduced. It is aiming to capitalise on what is expected to be the biggest ever online Black Friday weekend, extending into Cyber Monday. The retailer will be offering customers 10% of everything on the site and will

REACH LIST 2016: Top five specialist e-tailers

Luxury online jewellery marketplace JewelStreet.com has been going from strength-to-strength since its launch in 2012. Following some extensive rebrands, the specialist e-tailer now focuses on offering consumers fine jewellery from a wide variety of designers. And, with customers becoming more comfortable purchasing high-end items online, the business has done no harm in positioning itself in

JewelStreet partners with The Jewellery Editor

Online jewellery retailer JewelStreet has collaborated with luxury consumer e-magazine The Jewellery Editor to offer readers easy click-through purchasing. As JewelStreet’s exclusive transactional partner, The Jewellery Editor will enable readers to shop whilst reading editorial content. In the upcoming months The Jewellery Editor will include a thoughtfully selected collection of JewelStreet designers within its digital

Luxury retailers must “up their game” online, says market expert

Market experts have stressed that luxury brands need to bridge the gap between online and in-store activity, in order to create a streamlined, personalised shopping experience. Consumers buying luxury goods both online and in-store spend around 50% more per year than in-store only customers, but according to customer engagement specialist ContactLab, the majority of luxury

Nublue shortlisted for award after impressing with The Jewel Hut website

Lancaster-based web agency and hosting provider Nublue has been shortlisted for the Northern Digital Awards 2016, in the Best Ecommerce Website category, after being recognised for its work on The Jewel Hut. Created by Prolific North and Don’t Panic Event Management, The Northern Digital Awards shines the spotlight on the North’s foremost talent in digital

JewelStreet relaunches with a global luxury jewellery focus

Online jewellery retailer, JewelStreet.com, has relaunched with a focus on global luxury jewellery brands. The revamped site offers customers an exclusive opportunity to experience a carefully handpicked edit of some of the finest gemstones from the four corners of the world, with over 45 new jewellery designers have launching boutiques on the site. The online

INSIGHT: E-tail strategies from online power players

Fine jewellery sales are booming online with new players vying for the best exclusives to win over increasingly confident shoppers. Rachael Taylor asks some of luxury e-tail’s biggest players who is buying jewellery online and just how much are they spending? THE LUXURY E-TAIL GIANT Sophie Quy, fine jewellery buyer, Net-a-Porter “Fine jewellery has grown substantially