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Store refurbishment transforms turnover for Canterbury jeweller

Store refurbishment transforms turnover for Canterbury jeweller

Fitzgerald Jewellers has seen sales soar since it refurbished its boutique last year. During the first eight months of the revamped store opening, turnover increased by 50% on the year before for the Canterbury-based jeweller. Proud to have had a goldsmith on site since before the war, the store refurbishment was inspired by industrial trends,

Asprey Holdings suffers £19m loss despite huge surge in sales

High-end jewellery retailer Asprey Holding has posted another year of losses despite a bumper year of sales. While turnover rose 62.5% to £36m for the year ending March 2017, compared to £22m for the same period in 2016, the jeweller suffered an operating loss of £6.2m. Overall losses totalled £19m for 2017, compared with £14m

TOP FIVE: How jewellers can protect their shops from smash and grab raids

With smash and grab raids and moped attacks on jewellery stores on the rise in the UK, security experts have lifted the lid and provided a tick list for jewellers to protect staff and stock. 1. “What can’t be seen can’t be stolen” Bandit’s sales and marketing director, Neil Christmas, told Professional Jeweller that creating

REACH LIST 2017: Top five high street chains

With H Samuel being present in nearly every city in the UK, it is unsurprising that the business has a strong reach online. In fact, an independent study into the most searched for jewellery companies over the last 12 months placed H Samuel on top, as the multiple jewellery retailer cited 49,914 organic Google searches.

Jewellerybox bags ‘six-figure’ investment to fuel next phase of online growth

Online jewellery retailer Jewellerybox has secured a bumper ‘six-figure’ investment amid plans to boost online growth in the UK. The fast-growing fine jewellery e-commerce business has successfully won backing from a small pool of investors led by a London-based business and ‘prolific investor’ in the capital’s start-up scene. However, the retailer has not disclosed the

FEATURE: Peter Wong axes branded jewellery to return to store’s roots

This year Wongs Jewellers has taken the bold decision to sell its branded jewellery and go back to its roots as a traditional jewellers. Here, managing director Peter Wong reveals why he made this decision, and discusses the plans the company has in place to make sure the business continues to stand out and stay

FEATURE: Allum & Sidaway shines in Salisbury with lavish flagship

In this life you often have to be brave and seize opportunities when they arise in order to move forwards and thrive. That’s exactly what Allum & Sidaway did when the perfect building became available opposite the Salisbury store. Here, professional jeweller sat down with managing director, Jason Allum, and design director, Ivonna Poplanska, to

INTERVIEW: Peter Boyle discusses his Argento ambitions

Jewellery retailer Argento has gone from strength to strength since starting out as a single 100 square foot unit in Belfast. Joe Peskett caught up with chief executive officer Peter Boyle to discover how a major store redesign, brand buying strategy and ecommerce site has presented the company with an opportunity to dominate the multibrand

Huge response to consumer competition crashes jewellery retailer’s website

Nicholas Wylde had such an overwhelming response to its Valentine’s giveaway that the independent jewellery retailer’s website crashed. The competition to win a piece of Wylde jewellery and a £3,000 romantic weekend in Bath has seen over a thousand people apply already. The high demand exceeded expectations, so much so that the jewellers’ website crashed. While