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Thomas Sabo names new UK managing director

Thomas Sabo names new UK managing director

Tony Björk, the current managing director of Thomas Sabo in Scandinavia, has been named as the new managing director for the brand in the UK. Tony Björk, who has worked for Thomas Sabo for five years, will now lead the UK & Ireland markets, effective immediately. It was announced last month that Jon Crossick had decided

Thomas Sabo calls for optimism and unity across the industry

Meeting on the second day of the brand’s wholesale roadshow in London, there’s little wonder why UK managing director, Jon Crossick, and wholesale director, Nick Callegari, are feeling confident for the year ahead. While they are by no means in denial about the tough trading conditions for both branded jewellery and retail in general at

EXCLUSIVE: Thomas Sabo increases average transaction value as it combats high street challenges

International fashion jewellery brand Thomas Sabo has seen its average transaction value rise by double digits in its concept stores around the UK. Proactively looking to boost business amid tough trading conditions, Thomas Sabo has been training its staff to make sure every sale counts. Talking exclusively to Professional Jeweller, the brand’s UK managing director

Thomas Sabo unveils first dual retail store

Leading jewellery brand Thomas Sabo announced a Preston-based retail offering and partnership with award winning independent jeweller Peter Jackson. Under a new wholesale venture, a Thomas Sabo store will open as a side-by-side concept within Peter Jackson the Jeweller boutique in Preston’s St. George Centre on 21 July. The store concept is the first of

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How can brands and retailers work together to drive the UK jewellery industry forward?

Professional Jeweller editor Stacey Hailes sat down with influential individuals from some of the UK’s leading jewellery brands to discuss growth prospects for the jewellery sector and ways the whole industry can work together to achieve success in a rapidly-evolving marketplace. On the panel Hayley Quinn, managing director, Swarovski UK Jon Crossick, managing director, Thomas

Jewellery brands struggle to collect data from retail partners

Leading jewellery brands are struggling to collect data from UK retail partners, despite experts revealing that an afternoon spent analysing facts, figures and numbers on a spreadsheet can really improve business. Conversations about retailers sharing data with brands and suppliers have been at the centre of industry discussions over the last couple of years, and

Branded silver sales thrive despite low hallmarking figures

Rising popularity of gold and falling silver hallmarking figures have not negatively affected branded silver sales, according to experts in the industry.  Latest hallmarking figures this year show silver hallmarking to be down 9% from January 2015, and 6.9% down in February. But leading players in the industry remain bullish about the market. Steve Bennett, chief

HOT 100 2015 BRAND CHAMPIONS: James Cook, Jon Crossick and Nick Callegari

With their combined skills and passion for Thomas Sabo, James, Jon and Nick have helped to shape and transform the brand in recent months. For Nick, his proudest achievement has been “building a driven passionate team that provides the very best levels of service to all our wholesale partner”. Thanks to a bit of restructuring