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Shamballa Jewels makes New York debut with flagship store launch

Shamballa Jewels makes New York debut with flagship store launch

Shamballa Jewels, creators of the iconic bead bracelet design, has touched down in New York with its flagship store. Fine jewellery brand’s new retail outlet in Soho New York is Shamballa’s first on foreign soil. Last month, Shamballa Jewels’ new flagship store was officially opened by HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, who cut the

Domino overseas buyers

Domino bags 500k worth of jewellery orders from overseas buyers

Jewellery manufacturer and supplier Domino is ramping up its overseas operations by launching into the far east market. Domino jewellery has recently dispatched £500,000 worth of British-made gold and platinum, semi-set jewellery and diamond ring mounts to new customers in Australia, Japan and Taiwan. The orders are the result of a sales trip made earlier

Gemex hoping for new international markets at Vicenza show

Diamond jewellery manufacturer Gemex is hoping its debut at the Vicenza International Jewellery Show will enable it to penetrate further into international markets. Lee Ruben, owner and director at Gemex, hopes VicenzaOro this month will attract retailers’ interests on a global scale. Ruben commented: “This is Gemex’s first Vicenza show and we are expecting it to be

Business rates preventing international retailers from expanding into UK

Three quarters of international retailers said that they would expand elsewhere in preference to the UK due to a number of perceived barriers, the most significant being business rates. That’s according to new findings from intu and Revo who are calling on the Government to do more to support and promote UK retail. The new

Astley Clarke partners with Global-e to drive global growth

Luxury British jewellery brand, Astley Clarke, has announced that it has selected Global-e as its cross-border commerce partner to accelerate its international online expansion and deliver an improved ecommerce experience to international markets. The luxury jewellery brand is now live with the Global-e solution, with localised ecommerce available in over 200 markets worldwide. Astley Clarke

Pursuit aims to attract American market at JCK Las Vegas

Software house Pursuit hope to attract the American market at the JCK Las Vegas trade show this week. The company dipped into the US market last year at the Nevada event and have since been researching the North American market needs, the offerings of established US vendors and the potential for doing business. Pursuit believes

Blue Nile net sales rise to £69m in Q1 2015

Online diamond jewellery retailer Blue Nile has released its financial results for the quarter ended April 5 2015, citing a 2.6% increase in net sales to $106.5 million (£69.15m). Operating income for the quarter totalled $1.9m (£1.23m), representing an operating margin of 1.8% of net sales, compared to $1.6m (£1.03m) of operating income and 1.6%

Blue Nile success prompts debut US store opening

Online retailer to open its first stand-alone store following tests. Online diamond jewellery retailer Blue Nile has announced plans to open its first stand-alone boutique in the United States. According to a report by JCK, Blue Nile president, chief executive officer and chairman Harvey Kanter unveiled his plans in a conference call following the release

Bijorhca gears up for revamped 2014 event

Fashion-led show promises new layout to boost exhibitors visibility. Trade event Bijorhca Paris is preparing for a successful international show attracting thousands of French and international guests, buyers, retailers in September. The event, which showcases couture and fashion brands, watches, jewellery supplies and equipment, will host over 500 brands (50% French and 50% international exhibitors