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HOT 100 BUSINESS BIG SHOTS: Steve Bennett, CEO, Founder & Gemstone Hunter, Gemporia

HOT 100 BUSINESS BIG SHOTS: Steve Bennett, CEO, Founder & Gemstone Hunter, Gemporia

The past year has seen Steve Bennett trotting the globe to bring his British brand to new shores. Having successfully launched a jewellery channel in India, he has now done the same in the USA, broadcasting live from Florida. The size of the potential audience in these two countries is staggeringly huge, as Steve is

FEATURE: How the meanings behind gemstones can drive sales

Stacey Hailes talks to the industry about the meanings behind gemstones and how, with the demand for personalised jewellery ever increasing, this concept can be used to drive sales. The belief that gemstones have mystical powers and properties dates far back in human history. By 3000 BCE ‘magical’ amulets were being cut from the likes

TGGC launches traceable GPS engagement ring line

The Genuine Gemstone Company founder Steve Bennett has launched traceable engagement rings, incorporating sophisticated GPS tracking hidden discretely in high-value pieces. Bennett comments: ““The idea came to me as I was thinking of ways to ensure the safe-keeping of jewellery. Our collections include some highly valuable pieces and some added insurance is of course always

FEATURE: An analysis of the silver market in 2015

Branded silver may have saved retailers during the dark days of the recession, but now optimism is surging and spend is returning could it be in for tough times of its own? We analyse the silver market from the perspective of bullion dealers, assay masters, manufacturers and brands to find out more.  Let’s start with

OPINION: Steve Bennett on the Antwerp Diamond Fair

CEO of TGGC argues consumer confidence is key to diamond trade. Steve Bennett, founder and chief executive officer of The Genuine Gemstone Company, discusses the importance of establishing consumer confidence in the diamond trade following his time at the annual Diamond Trade Fair in Antwerp… This week the great and powerful of the jewellery industry

TGGC scoops second consecutive BJA retail award

The Genuine Gemstone Company's online brand Gemporia shines at awards. The Genuine Gemstone Company is celebrating winning a coveted retail accolade at the British Jewellery Association’s Awards ceremony for the second year in a row. The company’s luxury online jewellery brand Gemporia was presented with the E-tailer of the Year Award on Thursday December 4,

Gemporia overhauls web offer to boost EU expansion

New French and German websites to accompany social media push. Online jewellery brand Gemporia.com, owned by The Genuine Gemstone Company, has expanded its business into northern Europe by launching its website in France and Germany. Despite shipping worldwide, this is the first time the company will serve customers in their native language without having to

Q&A: Steve Bennett on ITV’s Gems TV programme

The firm’s CEO on the hunt to find gemstones and the very best staff. Viewers of ITV last night might have found themselves getting familiar with the Bennett family, owners of The Genuine Gemstone Company, parent business of Gems TV, Gemporia, NowSeen and Jewellery Maker. The TV show, titled Gems TV, went behind-the-scenes at "Britain’s