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Houlden Jewellers founder brings retirement date forward

Houlden Jewellers founder brings retirement date forward

Houlden Jewellers has officially announced that the founding director of the group, Stuart Laing, will be bringing forward his retirement date. Laing was due to retire in June 2017, however, in light of his recent health scare, it has been agreed with the board of directors that he will now step down July 1 2016.

Laings unveils Your Moment campaign

Laings of Glasgow launched its latest campaign, Your Moment, in its store window last week (Nov 12). Your Moment celebrates the wonderful moments in life, a moment someone shares with someone else, a moment that will last forever. Capturing those special moments between two people Laings of Glasgows’ campaign images are set to provoke emotion

Chimento secures placement in Laings of Glasgow fine jewellery line up

Laing’s of Glasgow has agreed to stock jewellery from Italian luxury jewellery house Chimento. Italian jewellery brands are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, thanks in part to brands like Chimento, Fope and Marco Bicego targeting the country. Chimento recently appointed BurneMcCawley, run by Travis Burne and Matt McCawley, as its UK sales agent. Chimento

Laings introduces Summer of Colour marketing campaign

Glasgow-based retailer Laings has introduced its new Laings Summer of Colour marketing campaign to tempt customers into buying coloured gemstones. The collection associated with the campaign contains oval sapphires, pear-shaped amethysts, citrine, morganite and cushion-cut yellow diamonds. The retailer will be using the meaning behind many of the gemstones it offers to tell stories to

Laings of Glasgow toasts 175th anniversary

Retail and online business continues to be run by same family. Family-run business Laings of Glasgow is celebrating its 175th year of trading, having successfully managed to adapt to changing sales environments since 1840. The business was established by James and William Laing as a wholesale and manufacturing venture in Brunswick Street, Glasgow, in 1840.

Laings releases statement following Argyll raid

Managing director Joe Walsh praises quick thinking staff. Laings of Glasgow managing director Joe Walsh and marketing director Wendy Laing have released a statement following the smash and grab raid on their Argyll Arcade premises in Glasgow on September 24. The official statement reads: “Laings of Glasgow can confirm there was an attempted robbery in

Laings rebrands Robert Stewart as 3rd Glasgow shop

Converting Robert Stewart to Laings adds even more luxury store space. Robert Stewart Jewellers, which was founded in 1835 and became silversmith and jeweller to Queen Victoria, will be saying goodbye to Glasgow’s Argyll Arcade next month as its owner, Laings of Glasgow, converts the store into a third Laings outlet. Laings of Glasgow will

Joe Walsh to step up as Laings of Glasgow MD

Stuart Laing to take on newly created executive chairman role. Joe Walsh will step up to take over the managing director role at Scottish jewellers Laings of Glasgow and Robert Stewart as Stuart Laing takes a step back from the business. Walsh, who is Laing’s son in law, will officially move into the role tomorrow.