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Jewellers poised to cash in as Instagram rolls out UK shopping tool

Jewellers poised to cash in as Instagram rolls out UK shopping tool

Picture-based social media app Instagram has introduced a new feature that is poised to impact the UK’s e-commerce industry. The Facebook-owned company has announced it is introducing a shopping tool across the UK to enable businesses to sell direct to consumers without leaving the application. The announcement comes after the tool was rolled out across

Clock starts ticking for jewellery retailers to publish gender pay gap data

New regulations that will require private sector employers to publish annual data on their gender pay gap have come into force. The rules – which will be enforced by the Equality and Human Rights Commission – require UK companies with 250 or more employees to provide data on their gender pay gap by April 2018.

Pandora and Warren James neck and neck as UK’s fastest growing retailers

Pandora is the third quickest expanding retailer in UK shopping centres with Warren James following closely behind in fifth place. New data from an independent researcher has revealed that the Danish jewellery giant has expanded its shopping centre portfolio quicker than any retailer, bar Poundland and Smiggle. Trevor Wood Associates’ report showed that Pandora had

Business rates preventing international retailers from expanding into UK

Three quarters of international retailers said that they would expand elsewhere in preference to the UK due to a number of perceived barriers, the most significant being business rates. That’s according to new findings from intu and Revo who are calling on the Government to do more to support and promote UK retail. The new

Jersey Pearl sees 37% sales increase three months after opening UK flagship

Three months since opening its first flagship store on the UK mainland, Jersey Pearl has posted a 37% sales increase year-on-year. Its Christmas campaign – To Give is to Get – helped to push sales in stores and concessions during the key trading period, it reported. Ruth Azar, communications lead at Jersey Pearl, claimed that

Luxury jewellery brand reopens London flagship salon on New Bond St

Luxury brand The House of Harry Winston, which hails itself as “King of Diamonds”, is to reopen its flagship salon in London following a nine-month renovation. Located at 171 New Bond Street, the newly designed 322.8 square metre salon will house Harry Winston’s most exquisite fine jewellery and timepiece collections, including some of the rarest

Pandora’s Australian boss to replace Peter Andersen as UK chief

Brien Winther, the current president of Pandora Australia & New Zealand, will be the new managing director of Pandora in the UK, the company confirmed yesterday. Current UK president, Peter Andersen, has decided to leave Pandora, as previously announced, and his last day in office will be October 31. Winther has more than 25 years