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FEATURE: Retailers discuss how the luxury market has evolved

FEATURE: Retailers discuss how the luxury market has evolved

When Professional Jeweller travels around the country to meet jewellery retailers and discuss business, a common theme among luxury jewellers is that things are good at the moment. So while London has been crowned the number one city for luxury retail this year, it appears the capital is not the only place benefiting from high-end

Private flights to London soar as wealthy shoppers lap up luxury prices

Private jet charter, GlobeAir, has reported a 53% increase in flights to London as wealthy shoppers take advantage of luxury goods being made cheaper by the post-Brexit pound. Comparing the first five months of this year to the same period in 2016, the Austrian-based air taxi operator says this dramatic increase is being fuelled by

What do industry millennials look for in a luxury in-store experience?

Millennials from the UK jewellery industry reveal what they look for in a luxury in-store shopping experience. While there’s a lot of data surround millennial consumers and how their purchasing habits, Professional Jeweller decided to collect exclusive insights from members of the jewellery industry within this age bracket. Focused on quality, value and the theatre of

Jewellery boutiques installed on superyachts for billionaires

International diamond brand Samer Halimeh New York has partnered with SSH Maritime, a leading yacht company, to launch its series of summer diamond boutiques on the superyachts. The jewellery-superyacht collaborations is being undertaken on four of the SSH Maritime super yachts – Chakra, Serenity, Grand Ocean and Omega. Millionaire and billionaire clients typically charter one

Met Police smash and grab training event to help retailers tackle crime

The Met Police have partnered with some of the UK’s most influential retail security services to offer a smash and grab training session for concerned retailers on October 20.  Speakers include Commander Letchford who leads on business crime for the Metropolitan Police and Simon Cham, prevention coordinator at the Flying Squad. Discussions will focus on

Q&A: Sophie Fulford, Winsor Bishop

The Norwich jeweller on becoming a destination jewellery store. Sophie Fulford became managing director of Winsor Bishop and its Pandora store in 2011, and has since excelled in providing an international, luxury shopping experience from the heart of Norwich. She was named a named a Ti Sento Retail Star in this year’s Professional Jeweller Hot

Walpole says UK luxury sector to grow 8.5% in 2012

Research says luxury British brands should be eyeing overseas market. Luxury not-for-profit organisation Walpole has announced the results of a study with Ledbury Research into the current UK luxury goods market, forecasting growth in sales of 8.5% in 2012. Key Findings from the 2012 Walpole study show that the luxury industry’s growth is so far

It’s a Small World: How to grow internationally

HSBC’s Carol Bagnald on what to consider if you want to grow overseas. Globalisation and the internet might have made the world smaller but it has made your potential customer base a whole lot larger. Carol Bagnald, regional commercial director at HSBC, gives tips for how to take make your business a global one and

European Commission to promote luxury goods

UK, Spain, France, Italy and Germany discuss growth for luxury market. The European Cultural and Creative Industries Alliance (ECCIA) has welcomed a proposal by the European Commission to support the European luxury fashion industry, following a high profile round table discussion yesterday. Representatives from Chanel, Dior, Harrods, Loewe, Emilio Pucci and others attended the meet