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Albemarle and Bond

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Cash Converters to double UK stores

Cash Converters to double UK stores

Pawnbroker Cash Converters plans to double its store portfolio in the next four years.

The retailer has reduced its stock

Albemarle & Bond eyes more pop-ups

Pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond is eyeing more pop-up shops as landlords aim to attract the footfall drivers to their retail schemes.

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Albemarle & Bond reports full year gross profit of £61.1m

In its full year trading results the pawnbroker has reported a gross profit of £61.1m, which was an improvement on the £53.6m recorded in 2010.

The pawnbroker expects full year trading to be at top end of analyst expectations

Albemarle & Bond full year trading to be at top end of expectations

Pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond expects full year trading to be at the top end of analyst expectations as soaring gold prices attracts new customers.

"Bond" is more prominent

Albemarle & Bond unveils new fascia and easy-to-say branding

Pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond is rolling out a new fascia across its portfolio as it looks to revamp its image as its retail sales fall in the face of soaring gold prices.

Albermarle & Bond retail sales have dropped as gold prices soar

Albermarle & Bond retail sales plunge as gold prices soar

Albermarle & Bond retail like-for-likes fell 20% in the half year to December 31 as the high gold price hindered jewellery sales.

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Thomas Sabo

Fast Facts on
Wedding rings

  • 860 AD:The year Christians started using rings in marriage ceremonies.
  • 4th:The finger the ring is placed on.
  • 2,200BC:The year of the oldest recorded exchange of wedding rings in ancient Egypt.
  • 1854:The year in which the manufacture of 15ct, 12ct and 9ct became legal.

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