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REVEALED: Jewellers discuss the most useful marketing materials suppliers can provide

Whether stocking branded goods or traditional jewellery designs from trusted suppliers, retail windows are more often than not filled with pieces produced by external companies. Aside from training retail staff so they are equipped with all the knowledge and passion they need to sell a product, what else do jewellery retailers require from suppliers to

Success in retail boils down to the ‘holy trinity’, claims Jacobs the Jewellers

70-year-old Jacobs the Jewellers has lifted the lid and revealed what business techniques have helped the Reading-based retailer weather the last seven decades of retail. Third generation owner, Adam Jacobs, says that while there are many things retailers can be doing to ensure their businesses are successful, the ‘holy trinity’ is a core foundation. Jacobs

Over half of Brits plan to splash the cash on Black Friday

Global e-commerce events Black Friday and Cyber Monday are predicted to attract over half of British consumers when they get underway on November 24. New research from Barclaycard has found that while 22% of potential shoppers are putting money aside to spend during the digital sale, 58% plan to buy goods during the promotions. The

OPINION: Jewellery retail industry bamboozled by Brexit

Cybertill chief executive officer, Ian Tomlinson, believes that it is essential for retailers to be aware of the backlash of Brexit to help guide them through the lull in consumer spending and fears of looming financial ‘turmoil’. Here he explains why… Brexit’s effects and immediate aftermath that sent shockwaves through the global economy has now

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

House of Fraser cuts digital team in effort to streamline operations

House of Fraser has reduced its digital team, making eight people redundant, as part of a wider restructuring scheme outlined in March which is designed to streamline its operations. Some of the functions of the eight online jobs that were cut have been outsourced to India, where the retailer’s IT department is based, reported Drapers. In

Rudell the Jewellers commended for staff development as business booms

Midlands-based jewellery retailer Rudells the Jeweller is celebrating after picking up two local business awards. The jeweller won Retailer of the year and Excellence in Staff Development at the Wolverhampton Wire Awards 2017. Director Sioux Jones added: “The standard of training that we provide throughout the life at Rudells is consistent and within our values