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Finalists unveiled for PJ Awards 2018 Independent Fashion Jewellery Retailer of the Year

Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists in the Independent Fashion Jewellery Retailer of the Year (fewer than 10 stores) category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards. Retailers in this category have to be independently owned, operate ten or fewer stores, and trade mainly in fashion and lifestyle jewellery brands priced at under £1,000. The finalists in the Professional Jeweller

Independent Fine Jewellery Retailer of the Year finalists announced for PJ Awards 2018

Professional Jeweller is delighted to announce the finalists in the Independent Fine Jewellery Retailer of the Year (5 stores or less) category of the 2018 Professional Jeweller Awards. Retailers in this category must be destination jewellery boutique businesses with fewer than five stores, that excel in sales of fine jewellery priced at over £1,000. The finalists in the Professional Jeweller

GUEST COLUMN: How a new diamond trading platform aims to boost business for independent jewellers

Words by Howard Levine, founder, Diamnet I have been supplying jewellery retailers across the UK for over 27 Years. I learnt my craft from the best in the business, specialising in pearls under the mentorship of Michael Hakimian and becoming a diamond expert under Brian Chalfen. Providing the right product and the best service to

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can the industry work together to combat challenges?

Professional Jeweller editor Stacey Hailes caught up with some of the country’s leading independent jewellers at the Company of Master Jewellers’ latest bi-annual trade event to find out what hurdles they expect to have to jump this year, and how retailers and suppliers can work together to bolster business for the UK jewellery industry. On

REVEALED: Why staff reluctance, generational struggles and customer engagement issues are keeping jewellers on their toes

There is no denying the high street is a challenging place to be doing business at the moment, but side from slow footfall and a drop in consumer confidence since the UK voted to leave the European Union, what other trials are independent jewellers facing? Talking at a recent roundtable held by Professional Jeweller, independent

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

REACH LIST 2017: Top five independent retailers

With a booming online enterprise and enviable prowess as an innovator in retail, John Greed Jewellery is an independent jeweller the industry should keep an eye on. On social media, John Greed Jewellery does not miss a beat, regularly using its platforms to entice consumers with attractive offers and exciting brand news. Its visuals are

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