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FEATURE: Peter Wong axes branded jewellery to return to store’s roots

FEATURE: Peter Wong axes branded jewellery to return to store’s roots

This year Wongs Jewellers has taken the bold decision to sell its branded jewellery and go back to its roots as a traditional jewellers. Here, managing director Peter Wong reveals why he made this decision, and discusses the plans the company has in place to make sure the business continues to stand out and stay

Staff rejoice as jewellery boss refuses to open store on Boxing Day

Wongs Jewellers in Liverpool has announced that it will keep its doors closed on Boxing Day so that its staff can spend the day with their families. The independent retailer shared a video on its Facebook page where managing director Peter Wong declared he wished to make a stand about workers deserving time with their

CMJ announces first supplier to join board as five new directors are elected

Members of the Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ) have elected Chris Burrow of ATS Bullion Ltd as the first ever supplier to join the group’s board of directors. This news came alongside the announcement that four new board directors have been voted in from the CMJ’s membership following a number of long-standing directors stepping down

Jewellers unfazed by 2016’s national living wage

Last year Chancellor George Osborne announced that a new compulsory national living wage will be implemented in April 2016, yet retail jewellers interviewed by Professional Jeweller believe the wage bill-boosting increase will have a muted impact on the sector. The new National Living Wage will be paid to workers aged 25 or more and will

2015 Review: Peter Wong, Wongs Jewellers

This year has been an award-winning year for Wongs Jewellers. Here, Wongs managing director Peter Wong answers Professional Jewellers’ 2015 review questions. What have been the company’s 2015 highlights? Winning a number of industry awards this year. In Liverpool – Best Independent Retailer hosted by Liverpool BID company scoring 100% two years running in their

Wongs and Brown & Newirth scoop CMJ member awards

The Company of Master Jewellers presented supplier and retailer awards at the UK Jewellery Conference dinner last night, held at the East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel in Nottingham. The two awards for Supplier of the Year and Retailer of the Year were presented by UK Jewellery Conference host Bill Turnbull, who took to the stage