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Cartier sues iconic department store as renovation reduces consumer traffic

Cartier sues iconic department store as renovation reduces consumer traffic

The past 18 months has seen British department stores Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges undergo major refurbishments of their prestige watch and jewellery spaces, with brands shifted around, shipped out and stymied as builders have moved in. This is an important part of rejuvenating retail space in a highly competitive landscape, but the dangers of

Buckley London reports shining sales across the Atlantic

Global fashion jewellery designer Buckley London has reported success in New York following its debut at fashion and accessories event, ‘Accessories the Show’, earlier this month. The industry event, which was attended by buyers from around the world, offers brands and emerging designers to showcase their latest designs. Buckley London exhibited its bestselling core designs,

Shamballa Jewels makes New York debut with flagship store launch

Shamballa Jewels, creators of the iconic bead bracelet design, has touched down in New York with its flagship store. Fine jewellery brand’s new retail outlet in Soho New York is Shamballa’s first on foreign soil. Last month, Shamballa Jewels’ new flagship store was officially opened by HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, who cut the

Fashion jewellery strategy shift lifts Tiffany & Co to 19-month high

Tiffany & Co has posted better-than-expected Q4 results and its shares rose to a 19-month high last week after deciding to push its fashion jewellery ranges amid poor sales. The New York-based high-end jeweller recently begun driving higher-margin, more affordable fashion jewellery and has since seen improved global sales. Gold items from the rapidly expanding

Luxury jewellery brand reopens London flagship salon on New Bond St

Luxury brand The House of Harry Winston, which hails itself as “King of Diamonds”, is to reopen its flagship salon in London following a nine-month renovation. Located at 171 New Bond Street, the newly designed 322.8 square metre salon will house Harry Winston’s most exquisite fine jewellery and timepiece collections, including some of the rarest

Tiffany builds up executive management team with new finance chief

Tiffany has appointed Mark Erceg as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer and he will be responsible for the company’s worldwide financial, indirect procurement and information technology function. The appointment follows the departure of the previous CFO in May, who left to pursue a position elsewhere. Mr Erceg, 47, will be based

New York named as location for 2016 World Diamond Council AGM

The World Diamond Council (WDC) has announced that its 12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City from Sept 7–9 2016. Hosted by the newly formed United States Jewelry Council (USJC), the body that brings together the views and actions of the US jewellery industry trade

Chanel trebles size of New Bond Street boutique

Chanel has reopened its Fine Jewellery and Watch boutique on London’s New Bond Street following an extensive renovation that expands the store from a single storey to a three floor luxury emporium. The Chanel store now occupies 418 square metres of opulent space on one of the most expensive shopping streets in the world. As

Strong demand for blue fancy colour diamonds in Q3 2015

As the diamond industry gears up for the holiday season, fancy colour diamond prices are holding steady, according to the Fancy Color Diamond Index. The Fancy Color Diamond Index states prices of these diamonds remained stable during the third quarter of 2015, at a time when white diamond prices showed declines of 6-10%. The best performing

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