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SPECIAL REPORT: How jewellery retailers engage with local communities to encourage customer loyalty

SPECIAL REPORT: How jewellery retailers engage with local communities to encourage customer loyalty

Whether an independent jeweller with one store in a quaint countryside village, or a national retailer with a presence in all the major cities, it’s important for every single jeweller to embed their business into the local community. Just like the saying goes that people buy from people, more often than not consumers like to

Mantra necklace raising money for mental health sells outs

As part of the Mantra Changes Lives collection, the fashion jewellery brand launched a necklace in aid of MIND, the mental health charity. The new necklace is a silver disc carrying the powerful word, ‘Strength’, alongside the iconic lotus symbol, which represents regeneration and rising through difficulty. The mantra on the accompanying card is, ‘I

Fabulous hits the web with first virtual fashion week

Designer jewellery retailer Fabulous has made its fashion week debut through virtual platforms. The cyber project, which is centred around the theme of Around the World in 8 Days, is focused on the international collections stocked by Fabulous. Every day this week the retailer has presented a different brand with styling sessions and interviews about

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can the industry support women in the workplace?

Professional Jeweller editor Stacey Hailes sat down with a group of influential individuals from the trade to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing women in the UK jewellery industry. On the panel Alison Skeates, founder, EC One Hayley Quinn, managing director, Swarovski UK Jo Stroud, managing director, Fabulous Leanne Rogers, director, Sarah Layton Jewellers Ruth

TOP FIVE: Career advice from female industry pioneers

Professional Jeweller asked five industry pioneers to share their top tips for females looking to climb the jewellery trade career ladder. Find out what they had to say here: Hayley Quinn, managing director, Swarovski UK “If I was to give one piece of advice I would say take a risk. If you fail it doesn’t

Pioneering women highlight mentoring gap in the jewellery industry

Influential figures from the UK jewellery industry have noticed a shortage of mentoring opportunities for women in the trade. Whether in the form of female-only networking groups, one-to-one mentoring schemes, of mixed gender organisations to encourage women, the industry as a whole provides more opportunities for men to be empowered. This issue was highlighted at

FEATURE: An analysis of the silver jewellery market

Reflecting on last year, the figures compiled by all four UK Assay Offices show a 9% dip in silver hallmarking in 2016, compared to 2015, with 925 experiencing one of the steepest declines in the category. 925 experienced a decrease of 9.1% compared to the same period the year before, with 4,479,514 articles being hallmarked

Independent jewellery retailer unveils this year’s Fabulous Futures winner

Independent jewellery retailer Fabulous has announced its Fabulous Futures award winner, in conjunction with the Birmingham School of Jewellery. Fabulous works closely with final year students on the Jewellery and Silversmithing – Design for Industry degree course in Birmingham, to give students a retail perspective, before they go on to become designers or pursue a

TOP TEN: The silver jewellery styles shining for SS17

For the May edition of Professional Jeweller magazine, we asked independent jewellers and suppliers to help us analyse the silver jewellery market. Using the results from UK jewellery industry experts, we have compiled a list of the top ten silver jewellery trends shining for SS17. Personalised Jewellery When it comes to sterling silver fashion jewellery,

Brands and retailers reveal training secrets to make staff shine

Regardless of how fine, fashionable or desirable a business’ jewellery is, if consumers are not provided with flawless information or do not receive premier service, the business will fall short of its full potential. This is a widely accepted notion in the jewellery sector and as such most retailers have steps in place to ensure