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Hugh Rice shows maintained sales momentum as it enhances offering

Hugh Rice shows maintained sales momentum as it enhances offering

Hugh Rice’s website and store front in Hull’s St Stephen’s shopping centre now proudly displays the Official Retailer badge of honour from Rolex. The family-owned business became a rare addition to the Rolex authorised dealer network earlier this year, after proving its expertise in luxury watches from its Hugh Rice The Jewellers showrooms in Harrogate,

Bucherer continues UK expansion with largest boutique to date

Bucherer has created its largest boutique in the UK at Westfield shopping centre in West London. The showroom was previously a smaller outlet for The Watch Gallery before the business was acquired by Bucherer in March last year. It was already due for refurbishment and expansion before the Bucherer deal. Following  an official rebrand, the

Art Deco designs hold their own at Chiswick Auctions jewellery sale

London-based auction house Chiswick Auctions saw the popularity of Art Deco designs soar at its jewellery and watch auction on May 26. Highlights of the 200-lot auction included an 18ct white gold and diamond bracelet set with eight carats of diamonds, which sold for £3,840 including buyer’s premium (pictured). An Art Deco 18ct gold and

Registration opens for London Watch Show 2014

UK’s only specialist watch trade exhibition to take place on July 6-7. By Kate Doherty Registration opened yesterday for next year’s London Watch Show. The 2014 exhibition, which takes place on July 6th and 7th, will once again be held at the Freemasons’ Hall in the heart of London’s Covent Garden. A reconfiguration of the

Prestons of Bolton to open Rolex boutique in Leeds

Leeds-based standalone is third Rolex franchise boutique in the UK. Jewellery and watch retailer Prestons of Bolton is set to open a standalone Rolex store in Leeds this summer, having been awarded the franchise from Rolex UK in the spring of last year. The boutique is the third standalone Rolex store in the UK. Work

Man in court charged with Lister Horsfall robbery

Accused admits to string of robberies in West Yorkshire. A man appeared at Leeds Crown Court yesterday accused of a string of robberies at jewellery shops in West Yorkshire, including one raid on upmarket jeweller Lister Horsfall’s shop in Ilkley. Kiiam Kirby, who is 22 years old, admitted to the string of offences in which