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Farfetch named fastest growing retailer

Farfetch named fastest growing retailer

Online luxury fashion retailer Farfetch has been crowned the UK’s fasted growing retailer, ahead of major industry players such as ASOS, and Harrods. According to a new retail growth index from OC&C Strategy Consultants, Farfetch, which stocks jewellery designers such as Carolina Bucci, Delfina Delettrez and Rachel Entwhistle, scooped the top spot after ramping up

Online jewellery retailer looks to storm UK market through customisation

Online jewellery retailer Jewlr.co.uk is using web and mobile technology to expand itself in the UK market.  It has experienced annual growth of 354% in the UK with little marketing and the number of unique website visitors in the UK rose by 90% in 2015. Having already achieved a 55% increase in overall revenue, UK

Links of London owner defies ‘challenges’ to post half-year sales of £563m

The FF Group, owner of luxury jewellery, watch & accessory brands Links of London and Folli Follie, has announced that it has continued its positive performance in posting strong results for the first half year of 2016 despite an adverse global environment. Consolidated revenues for the group reached £563 m vs £513m in the equivalent

Chisholm Hunter sales up 19% percent in financial year report

Chisholm Hunter has reported a record turnover for last year, citing growth of almost 19% in the company’s financial results ending March 2015.  With a portfolio of 24 stores across the UK, as well as a rapidly expanding eCommerce platform, Chisholm Hunter achieved a combined revenue of £29.6 million in the financial year ending March 2015,

FEATURE: Trollbeads MD Pam Aujla talks plans to grow in the UK

New managing director Pam Aujla talks to Professional Jeweller about her plans to push Trollbeads in the UK and make the brand more globally recognised. Danish jewellery brand Trollbeads started its story in Denmark in 1976, offering customers a small bead decorated with six troll faces. Jump forward to 2015 and Trollbeads is now an

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

UK retail footfall soars to highest levels in 11 years

Growth in UK retail footfall is at an 11-year high according to the latest figures from Ipsos Retail Performance. Year-on-year growth currently stands at 3.7% according to the global retail and footfall consultant’s latest Retail Traffic Index. The figures are derived from the number of shoppers entering over 4,000 non-food retail stores across the UK. July

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

Independent retail grows by 2.35% in Q2 2015

Independent retails are said to have grown by an average of 2.35% in the second quarter of 2015, according to a report by the British Independent Retailers Association (bira). Data suggests only two product sectors suffered falls – fashion and gifts – and even these were only just the wrong side of zero. Retailer anxiety