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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Boodles boss on building brand awareness and selling to British entrepreneurs

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Boodles boss on building brand awareness and selling to British entrepreneurs

Managing director, Michael Wainwright, sits down with our editor to discuss growing the business, the demands of today’s luxury consumer, and lab-grown diamonds.

Goldsmiths’ Centre launches new business growth programme

The Goldsmiths’ Centre in Clerkenwell has launched its new Goldsmiths’ Business Growth Programme for exceptional and ambitious members of the UK jewellery, silversmithing and allied trade industries. The programme, funded by the Goldsmiths’ Company, will help 10 entrepreneurs who have the potential and drive to transform their businesses to become game-changers in the industry. “I’m

London jewellers angered by ‘crippling’ hike in business rates

Businesses call for urgent review of system amidst claims that some retailers face rises of 50% to 100% in coming years. Jewellery firms in London are among companies lobbying the government to rethink “crippling” hikes in business rates. New proposals plan to cap the first-year increase at 45% compared with just 12.5% for previous revaluations.

Goldsmiths’ Company names Boodles MD new prime warden

The Goldsmiths’ Company has announced its new prime warden as Michael Wainwright, managing director of luxury jewellery retailer Boodles. Wainwright was appointed yesterday (May 18) during the annual prime warden’s changeover service held at St Vedast. The Goldsmiths’ Company continues to play a central role in the UK goldsmithing, silversmithing and jewellery trade. Like the

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