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News and articles about The Houlden Group


Houlden Group appoints Vanessa Priest as Marketing Consultant

Stuart Laing, CEO of The Houlden Group, is delighted to announce the appointment of Vanessa Priest as Marketing Consultant.

Stuart Laing, chief executive of the Houlden Group

"Houlden adds an extra star to your business," says its chief executive

Stuart Laing made the comment in his opening address to members of the group on June 18 at its annual Summer Management and Buying Event, which was held in East Sussex.

Charmian Beaton's Harmony Collection

Charmian Beaton launches collection at annual Houlden meet

This will be the jewellery designers first collection of contemporary engagement rings with matching wedding bands

WE Watts of Derby

WE Watts of Derby joins The Houlden Group

Jewellery retailer WE Watts of Derby has signed up as a member of The Houlden Group.

Stuart laing

Houlden Group to support members in 2013

Retailers at today’s Houlden Group Members’ Day were told to expect a challenging year in 2013 but were advised that the buying group will support their needs, including plans for a marketing offer.


Eventful Houlden Group meeting planned

The Houlden Group is holding its Annual Management and Buying Event next week, where it will welcome key industry speakers and provide members with various business-boosting opportunities.

Ho will show her new Clementina cocktail rings

The Jewellery Show 2011: New designers

This year’s Jewellery Show will boast a dazzling revitalised Design Quarter, and it will host a stunning line-up of new talent. We offer a sneak preview of the designers you won’t want to miss




£29000 per annum

Store Manager



£18000 - £23000 per annum + COMMISSION SCHEME + BENEFITS

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.

Photo from William Cheshire