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Diamond jewellery drives Signet sales in the UK

Diamond jewellery drives Signet sales in the UK

Same store sales at Signet Jewelers’ UK retail chains Ernest Jones and H Samuel increased by 3.6% in the third quarter of the company’s 2016 financial year. Strong sales of both fashion and fine diamond jewellery rescued what would otherwise have been a tough three months from July to September with the overall number of transactions

New South East sales coordinator for Domino

Jewellery manufacturer and supplier Domino has appointed Victoria Johnson as sales coordinator for the South East of England. In her role, Johnson will be responsible for servicing independent retailers in Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk as well as North East and South East London. Johnson has a long experience in jewellery from

Gerald Ratner to talk at Big Business Lunch

The former chief executive of Ratners Group, which is now the Signet Group, will give an insight into his business world at Louth Town Hall in April. Ratner is well known for being a controversial figure in the industry. He is famously known for building a successful chain of jewellers during the 1980s, which at

Signet reports 5% Christmas sales growth

Signet Jewelers has announced its sales for the festive trading period, reporting a 5% sales growth. The report that covers the eight weeks ended December 26 2015 revealed total sales of $1,947.8 million (£1,330.17 million), an increase of 5% compared to $1,854.4 million (£1,268.62 million) in the eight weeks ended December 27 2014. The company

Ernest Jones opens first London outlet store

Ernest Jones has announced plans to open a store at London Designer Outlet (“LDO”) in Wembley Park ahead of the festive trading period. Ernest Jones will unveil its 1,786 square foot outlet store at LDO in early December.  It will be Ernest Jones’ first outlet store in London. ‘The Outlet Collection’ at Ernest Jones offers

Signet reports UK same-store sales up 3.3% in Q3

Signet Jewelers has announced its Q3 fiscal 2016 financial results, with UK operations delivering a 3.3% increase in same-store sales. The results for the 13 weeks to October 31 2015 revealed total group sales – covering the UK, US and Canada – of $1,216.4 million (£806.8m) up $38.5 million (25.5m) or 3.3% compared to its

Signet announces promotions within human resources

Jody Wolf and Lynn Ahlers given expanded and newly created roles. Signet Jewelers Limited has announced the promotions of Lyn Ahlers to the newly created role of vice president of total rewards and Jody Wolf to the expanded role of vice president of business support services. As Signet vice president of total rewards, Ahlers will

Signet appoints first chief information officer

Daniel Shull joins jewellery business after seven years with Nike. Signet Jewelers Limited has announced the appointment of its first chief information officer, Daniel Shull, as the company looks to improve its technology outreach and consumers’ experience of its retail sites. Shull will officially commence his role on January 5 2015, joining Signet – the

Major management shake-up at Signet Group

Zale CEO Theo Killion and Signet CFO announce resignations. Signet Jewelers has announced the resignation of its chief financial officer Ronald Ristau and Zale chief executive officer and president Theo Killion, weeks after the jewellery group finalised its acquisition of US-wide Zale chain. In a statement released on July 1, Signet outlined the resignation of

Signet encourages suppliers to become RJC members

"Influential" retailer also wins RJC member re-certification. Signet Jewelers Ltd, the owner of UK retailers H Samuel, Leslie Davis and Ernest Jones, has been re-certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), meeting the ethical, social and environmental standards established by the RJC’s Member Certification System. Signet, the largest speciality jewellery retailer operating in the UK