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INTERVIEW: Chisholm Hunter dominates Glasgow’s jewellery scene and continues to capitalise on sector’s strength

As Chisholm Hunter dominates the Argyll Arcade with six boutiques and another on the way, Professional Jeweller editor, Stacey Hailes, catches up with managing director, Harry Brown, to find out why Glasgow is such a special city for the national jewellery business… How has business been in Glasgow so far this year? Business in Glasgow

Chisholm Hunter completes major refurbishment in Northern city

National jewellery retailer Chisholm Hunter has reopened its Manchester store following an extensive £1.25 million refurbishment. Capturing 42 million visitors per year, many of whom are tourists, the Arndale Centre where Chisholm Hunter is located in Manchester enjoys strong footfall and presents lucrative opportunities for retailers. To capitalise on this, Chisholm Hunter has occupied the adjacent

FEATURE: Chisholm Hunter strives to remain a ‘cut above’

Chisholm Hunter started in 1857 as a small jewellery store on Chisholm Street in Glasgow. Today, the business has gone from the ‘Shop of 10,000 Wonders’, as it was known back then, to an award-winning business which operates over 20 stores around the UK. The story almost wasn’t one of success though, as 28 years

Chisholm Hunter sells rare diamond this Christmas

Jewellery retailer Chisholm Hunter has sold a rare 5ct, round brilliant, D colour, flawless diamond ring this Christmas, worth over £500,000. A Christmas shoppers searched for the perfect gift, one husband selected a rare piece for his wife. Harry Brown, managing director of Chisholm Hunter says: “At Chisholm Hunter we are committed to being ‘a

Chisholm Hunter sponsors SBH Scotland 25th anniversary event

Luxury jeweller Chisholm Hunter has announced it will be the headline sponsor at Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland’s 25th anniversary charity event. Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland) is hoping to break all previous fundraising records for its 25th Anniversary Burns Supper with the help from Chisholm Hunter. SBH Scotland is celebrating the silver anniversary of

HOT 100 2015 RETAIL STARS: Tracey Brown

Tracey Brown says her team was determined to preserve the history and heritage of Chisholm Hunter’s new Bromley store when the time came to move in; working with the local authority to retain many of its Art Deco features. “The iconic clock, historically a hot spot for wedding proposals, was expertly restored and continues to

Chisholm Hunter celebrates first anniversary in Bromley

Jewellery retailer Chisholm Hunter celebrated the first anniversary of its flagship store on Bromley High Street this week. The team at Chisholm Hunter Bromley were joined by the mayor of Bromley, councillor Kim Botting, as they marked the shop’s milestone. Chisholm Hunter is based in the oldest building in Bromley town centre and as part

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,

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