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Azza Fahmy seeks UK flagship as bestsellers continue to shine

Azza Fahmy seeks UK flagship as bestsellers continue to shine

Egyptian fashion and fine jewellery brand Azza Fahmy, renowned for contemporary hand-crafted jewellery inspired by culture, is on the hunt for a UK flagship location as interest in the brand’s iconic designs continues to build momentum. Speaking to Professional Jeweller, the brand’s creative director Amina Ghali – who spent time studying at the Birmingham School

Carat* London continues Asia expansion with new boutiques in Hong Kong and Shanghai

CARAT* London has announced the launch of two new boutiques at the luxury International Finance Centre Shopping Malls in Hong Kong and Shanghai. The new locations will showcase a refreshed CARAT* London store design in line with its dedication to ‘timeless glamour’. The brand currently has around 190 stockists in the UK, according to chief

Justin Simons joins IBB Dublin Ltd as UK country manager

It has been announced that Justin Simons has joined the team at IBB Dublin Ltd as the new UK country manager. Simons will work alongside Susy Boland and the rest of the team as IBB Dublin continue their UK expansion. Simons is joining the company after spending 10 years working for Europearls where he progressed

ChloBo expands into new headquarters as business grows

Fashion jewellery brand ChloBo has opened a new company headquarters in Chester. The growing Cheshire jewellery label has relocated to a combined office and production department at Honeycomb Chester on the Chester Business Park. Having outgrown its previous premises in the city centre, ChloBo had been on the lookout for bigger premises that reflected the

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Rebecca sales director Samantha McDermid on growing the brand’s UK presence

In June, Italian costume jewellery brand Rebecca appointed Samantha McDermid, formerly brand director of Bouton, as its sales director for the UK. Here, McDermid discusses the brand’s USP, its potential in the UK market and the factors that she believes will make it a success with professionaljeweller.com. Q: When did your work with Rebecca begin?

Imogen Belfield shines with Canadian launch

London designer chosen for new fashion venture Wardrobe Apparel. Imogen Belfield has launched her jewellery collections in Canada through new luxury women’s fashion retailer Wardrobe Apparel, which specialises in UK-based and European designers. Belfield flew out to Vancouver for a launch Wardrobe Apparel event last week. She described the launch as exciting, using the event to

Fellows expands with new Jewellery Quarter offices

Auction house moves 18 members of staff to Frederick Street building. Birmingham auction house Fellows has expanded its headquarters in the city’s Jewellery Quarter, moving members of its watch, silver, photography and marketing teams to a new space on Frederick Street. Fellows, which hosts weekly auctions, said the move follows an "ambitious nine-month renovation project",

Drakes Group reveals plans for vast Plymouth shop

Expanded store space to open in November with new diamond jewels. Drakes Group has revealed plans to expand its Plymouth store space this autumn, taking over four neighbouring units in the city’s Drake Circus Shopping Centre. The family-run business has confirmed that an "all-new" Drakes Fine Jewellery store will open in November 2014 on the

JewelStreet to expand with five new office roles

Online jeweller on the hunt for PR, sales, marketing and PHP experts. Sponsored story Online jewellery retailer JewelStreet has created five new head office roles as part of its business expansion following the success of its recent crowdfunding campaign through CrowdCube. The company raised £200,000 through crowdfunding – beating its target of £100,000 – after asking members

Clogau continues growth with travel retail partner

New partnership with Insight Travel Retail Consultants to boost sales. Clogau has announced its new partnership with director and owner of Insight Travel Retail Consultants Ltd, Garry Stoner, to ensure its continued international development in the travel retail sector. Travel retail is Clogau’s fastest growing channel, with the brand now listed on leading airlines including