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How stores survive in the UK’s most competitive city for jewellers

How stores survive in the UK’s most competitive city for jewellers

Professional Jeweller arrives in Glasgow to discover what business is like in the Argyll Arcade, where jewellers occupy every unit, and to meet independent companies successfully trading in other areas of Scotland’s largest city.

Diamond Heaven finds a niche in Glasgow’s competitive jewellery retail market

Just over a month ago, independent jewellery retailer Diamond Heaven opened the doors to its first showroom in Scotland. A store in Princes Square shopping centre in Glasgow joins the family run company’s other three physical outlets, which are based in Manchester’s Royal Exchange Arcade, London’s Hatton Garden and Birmingham’s iconic Jewellery Quarter. Diamond Heaven

Rita Ora personally picks up gold haul from Glasgow jeweller

Rita Ora personally popped into John Stewart Jewellers in Glasgow to collect a massive gold haul. Shop floor staff couldn’t believe their eyes when the popstar walked through the doors, with her assistant, before performing at the 02 Academy on Eglinton Street. According to reports from the Evening Standard, Rita Ora bought “several items” during a

Mappin & Webb unveils refurbished Glasglow flagship

Luxury jewellery retailer Mappin & Webb has unveiled its new-look Scottish flagship boutique in Glasgow. Opening its doors on Buchanan Street, following a three-month refurbishment project, the new Mappin & Webb Glasglow boutique resembles the Regent Street flagship, which reopened last year after significant investment. The new-look store, at the entrance to the famous Argyll Arcade,

Goldsmiths puts watch brands at forefront of Glasgow store revamp

Jewellery retailer Goldsmiths has extended its Glasgow showroom which now includes a TAG Heuer shop-in-shop and dedicated Longines space. The store, located in Buchanan Galleries, has re-opened with a new shop-fit and a TAG Heuer branded area incorporates the new concept shop-fit. It hosts a variety of the latest styles and collections, including the TAG

NPA joins forces with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre

Members of the National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA) across Scotland are working with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) to crack down on crime. The Scottish Pawnbrokers Forum has been formed as the new national platform which examines and co-ordinates the flow of current criminal information between Pawnbroking businesses and the SBRC. Senior representatives from the

Chisholm Hunter MD steps up for Commonwealth run

Chisholm Hunter’s Harry Brown carried the Queen’s baton in Glasgow. Chisholm Hunter managing director Harry Brown was chosen to carry the Queen’s baton down Glasgow’s Buchanan Street on July 20, as it made its final journey in preparation for the start of the Commonwealth Games. This has been a successful year for Chisholm Hunter, which

Chisholm Hunter creates 10 jobs with Glasgow store

Indie multiple in the process of seeking out further new locations. UK-wide jewellery retailer Chisholm Hunter has opened a new premises in the Argyll Arcade, Glasgow, creating 10 new jobs. The company, which is headquartered in Glasgow, has taken over a former Watches of Switzerland store. The new opening marks the independent multiple’s 23rd retail