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FEATURE: Discover how Rox has mastered the art of hospitality

FEATURE: Discover how Rox has mastered the art of hospitality

Independent jewellery retailer Rox was founded on a foundation which now embodies the key to survival for any jeweller on today’s high street — ‘Diamonds & Thrills’. When co-founders Kyron Keogh and Grant Mitchell decided to open a store in Glasgow’s prestigious Argyll Arcade, which is lined end-to-end with jewellery retailers and nothing else, the

Investment is key to survival on today’s high street, says Rox MD

The managing director and co-founder of Rox Jewellers claims the key to survival on today’s high street is investment. Talking to Professional Jeweller about the challenges of retail across the board at the time, Kyron Keogh said it’s important to invest, create content, and keep an eye on what’s happening online. The managing director told

Rox ready to open jewellery-only boutiques in Manchester and Liverpool

Glasgow-based Rox could open boutiques in Manchester and Liverpool that offer only jewellery and none of the premium Swiss watch brands it sells from its Scottish and Newcastle stores. The company is hungry to grow by opening new stores in the Northwest of England, but rival retailers have partnerships with all of the major luxury

Instagramable moments motivate student jewellery purchases, independents claim

University students in Newcastle are turning their backs on independent brands in favour of ‘cult-jewellery’ in a bid to impress followers on Instagram, independent jewellers. The Northumberland city, which is home to two universities and almost 30,000 students, offers a mix of multiples, such as Pandora and Thomas Sabo, as well as historic independents, such

Industry experts discuss how the luxury jewellery market will evolve this year

Jewellery industry experts reveal how they believe the luxury jewellery market will evolve this year. Significant factors will include Brexit, and consequently the Pound, and the way consumers shop online. Frost of London founder, Dino D’Auria, predicts a very good year for luxury jewellery. He explains: “I envisage a very good year ahead largely due to

ROX scoops Chopard for Argyll Arcade boutique

Scottish jeweller ROX has secured luxury jewellery brand Chopard for its flagship boutique in Glasgow’s historic Argyll Arcade. Renowned for its creativity, its state-of-the-art technology and the excellence of its craftsmen, Chopard is one of the leading names in the jewellery and watch industry. Launching at the ROX flagship in April, the brand will strengthen

Rox brings online shoppers in store with 360° technology

Rox has made a way for online shoppers to virtually walk through the doors of the luxury retailer’s Edinburgh and Glasgow boutiques with the use of 360° technology. Rox strives to give their customers the ultimate ‘Diamonds & Thrills’ shopping experience from the moment they walk into a Rox boutique. Recently, the team has been

Rox appoints first head of jewellery design

Ailsa Mackie returns to Scottish roots after time with Asprey. Scottish jewellery retailer Rox has hired Ailsa Mackie as its first ever head of jewellery design – a newly created position at the fine jewellery retailer. Mackie, who studied at Edinburgh College of Art, has more than 20 years’ experience in the jewellery sector, previously

ROX expands into Edinburgh with £1m investment

12 new jobs created at 2,500 sq ft store in city’s Assembly Rooms. ROX has announced its expansion into Edinburgh, following the investment of £1m to create a new destination jewellery and watch store, employing 12 new members of staff at the 2,500 sq ft retail space. The Scottish jewellery retail network, run by Grant