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Aurum Holdings records surge in sales to £685m for FY 2018

Aurum Holdings has reported a 21.2% surge in sales to £685.2 million for the financial year ended April 30, 2018. The group overtook Signet Jewelers to become the UK’s largest multi-store operator last year, and pushed into the North American market with the acquisition of Mayors in Florida and Atlanta in October, followed by the

Online retail giant snaps up debut jewellery collection by Radley London

Online retail giant, Watch Shop, has added the debut jewellery collection by Radley London to its growing portfolio. The British brand announced its launch into jewellery exclusively on Professional Jeweller just last month, and has hit the ground running with an investment from the UK’s leading jewellery e-tailer. Watch Shop has snapped up the entire

National retailers drive digital growth for Adore Jewellery

Swarovski Group-owned brand Adore Jewellery has grown its digital presence in partnership with two of the UK’s largest multiple retailers. Since launching in AW16, Adore has been going from strength to strength. Most recently, the fashion brand has noticed an increase in its online power following a partnership with jewellery e-tailer Watch Shop, and national department

Jewellers exclusively disclose the business feats that caused the biggest cheer

Leading national and independent jewellery retailers from around the UK have revealed their most recent greatest achievements. Reflecting on the last 12 months, jewellers share their biggest success stories of 2017: BEAVERBROOKS “We’ve had a very exciting and action-packed year, and so it would be too hard to highlight just one achievement – so here’s

REACH LIST 2017: Top five specialist e-tailers

As Watch Shop has expanded into jewellery since Professional Jeweller launched the 2016 Reach List results, the e-tailer has jumped straight to the top in the race to reach UK shoppers online. Looking at the results, Watch Shop’s Facebook and Twitter reach far surpasses its specialists e-tail competitors, with 229,665 and 20,100 followers respectively. Furthermore,

Anchor & Crew stockists count surpasses 100

Anchor & Crew will open in five new retailers next month, tipping the British brand’s stockists count over the 100 mark. In November, Anchor & Crew will officially be launching in 10 House of Fraser stores, Drakes Jewellers in Plymouth, Christopher David, Wolf & Badger and on WatchShop.com. As existing stockist have been investing in

EXCLUSIVE: Aurum CEO accuses jewellers of panic discounting in December

The CEO of Britain’s biggest jewellery and watch company, Aurum Holdings, has criticised jewellers for panicking too early in December and rushing to slash prices. Brian Duffy told Professional Jeweller’s sister publication WatchPro that sales for the whole of Aurum Group rose 20% in December, compared to the same month in 2015, with luxury watch

Q&A: Emma Begent-Cove shares her fashion jewellery predictions for 2017

Emma Begent-Cove, jewellery buyer at Watch Shop, discusses the fashion jewellery market with Professional Jeweller. What makes fashion jewellery such a popular choice for millennial consumers? Fashion jewellery has really developed over the last few years with brands creating desirable ranges at affordable prices. We have found in particular that social media has had a real