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Leslie Davis hit by GBP1million distraction theft

Leslie Davis hit by GBP1million distraction theft

Strategic fires distract police in Milton Keynes Leslie Davis robbery. An estimated £1 million worth of jewellery has been stolen from a Leslie Davis store in Milton Keynes by thieves who started fires to distract the police. The planned distraction theft happened at 3am on the morning of Thursday October 16 in Eagle Walk Centre:

Brands and bridal drive up Signet UK sales

Like-for-likes up 2.1% with Ernest Jones leading the charge. Signet’s UK sales dropped 1.7% to US$152 million (£95.7m) in the 13 weeks to July 28, although same stores sale increased 2.1%, said to be driven by sales of bridal jewellery and branded watches and jewellery. In the UK Ernest Jones, incorporating Leslie Davis, exhibited the largest increase

Signet to axe 99 jobs at UK headquarters

Birmingham office in 30-day consultation as it reviews profitability. Signet is set to axe 99 jobs at its headquarters in Birmingham, according to a report in the Birmingham Mail. Staff at the jewellery retail group’s head office are currently in the process of a 30-day consultation period at the end of which decisions will be

Signet UK sales up in Q1 but losses hit £1.9m

H Samuel outperforms Ernest Jones as UK arm hit by currency woes. Signet’s UK like-for-like sales crept up 1.2% on sales of US$148.5 million (£94.8m) in the 13 weeks to April 28. Total group like-for-like sales at Signet worldwide were similarly up 1.2% on sales of US$900 million (£574.4m). In the UK H Samuel continued

Signet UK sales increase 0.9% in fiscal 2012

While Q4 sales are up 3.2%, driven by branded jewellery and rings. Signet Group, owner of UK high street jewellery chains Ernest Jones, H Samuel and Leslie Davis, has released its figures for Q4 and for the 52 weeks of fiscal 2012, ended January 28, with like-for-like sales up 9% and an income before taxes

Signet’s festive sales creep up 1.8% in UK

Group pleased with what it calls a strong performance. Signet’s UK Christmas sales inched up 1.8% on last year’s figures, the jewellery retail giant revealed in a festive trading update. Ernest Jones outperformed H Samuel with a like-for-like uplift of 2.3% over the festive period compared to H Samuel’s a 1.4% rise. Signet chief executive

UK sales down 2.4% in Signet full-year results

British stores show improvement in first weeks of new financial year. Like-for-like sales at Signet’s UK stores fell 2.4 percent and total sales fell 9.3 percent in the year to January 30, as high gold prices and the weak pound hit the retail group. The UK division, which includes retail chains Ernest Jones, H Samuel

Signet makes £34.1m prepayment to note holders

Retail group now has £153.3m notes outstanding. Signet has made a US$50.9 million (£34.1 million) prepayment to its note holders in accordance with its note purchase agreement as amended on March 18. Following this prepayment, the US-based retail group now has US$229.1 million (£153.3 million) notes outstanding. Signet owns UK retail chains Ernest Jones, H

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