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

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

East Sussex jeweller relocates to a more high-profile retail hotspot

An East Sussex-based jewellery retailer has move to a more high-profile retail hotspot and officially opened the doors for business. Family run George Moss Independent Jewellers has relocated its store to a larger space on the high street in Uckfield. With the move, the jeweller has taken the opportunity to update its visual merchandising and

Azza Fahmy makes physical retail debut in Europe as it touches down in London

Luxury jewellery design house Azza Fahmy expanded its international operations with the launch of its first concept store in Europe. The Egyptian design house, which has collaborated with Julien Macdonald, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, Matthew Williamson and created bespoke collections for The British Museum, opened its first standalone store in the UK on March 20. The

Signet secures sales boost in Q4 despite ‘challenging year’

Signet, one of the world’s largest retailers of diamond jewellery, has confirmed a rise in sales for the last 12-month period amid ‘challenging’ market conditions. The jeweller has announced its results for the 14 weeks and 53 weeks ended February 3, 2018, with total sales of $2.3 (£1.63) billion. The company attributed the total sales

SPECIAL REPORT: Peter Jackson believes key to surviving retail conditions is constantly moving forward

Despite a shop closure and ever-present challenges of high street retail, four-strong independent jeweller Peter Jackson has stayed on top game throughout 2017, enjoying healthy sales and delivering the first side-by-side Thomas Sabo concept store. Peter Jackson the Jeweller is one of the industry’s most highly respected independent jewellers. With a heritage dating back to

“Jewellery industry needs digital shake up,” states new retail report

Research into 34 jewellery retailers with more than one store reveals the industry still has a long way to go to take advantage of the digital revolution. Just yesterday it was revealed that while January posted the lowest footfall in five years, online saw a 14% surge in sales year-on-year. While bricks and mortar still

Success in retail boils down to the ‘holy trinity’, claims Jacobs the Jewellers

70-year-old Jacobs the Jewellers has lifted the lid and revealed what business techniques have helped the Reading-based retailer weather the last seven decades of retail. Third generation owner, Adam Jacobs, says that while there are many things retailers can be doing to ensure their businesses are successful, the ‘holy trinity’ is a core foundation. Jacobs

H.Samuel heralds the start of Christmas with first ever digital campaign

National jewellery retailer H Samuel has launched an online advent calendar for Christmas as it aims to become a more digital-savvy business. This is the retailer’s first ever digital campaign, and it sees H Samuel adapt offline traditions for online to further increase its digital presence and brand visibility throughout the peak Christmas trading period.

Share Jewellers marks major milestone with snowy scene

Shoppers in Leeds witnessed an unusual weather phenomenon this week, as a six-inch blanket of ‘snow’ settled on a busy street in the north of the city.  Residents on Street Lane, Roundhay, awoke to an unseasonably wintery scene, with commuters stopping for ‘snow selfies’ and children building snowmen on their way to school. But despite

Over half of Brits plan to splash the cash on Black Friday

Global e-commerce events Black Friday and Cyber Monday are predicted to attract over half of British consumers when they get underway on November 24. New research from Barclaycard has found that while 22% of potential shoppers are putting money aside to spend during the digital sale, 58% plan to buy goods during the promotions. The

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