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Mark Adlestone

One to one: Mark Adlestone

Beaverbrooks chairman Mark Adlestone tells Kate Donovan how he has created a culture of active listening that retailers far and wide aspire to

Retail sales volumes slipped 0.5% in March as the cold conditions pulled down performance

Retail sales slip 0.5% as wintry weather leaves non-food out in the cold

Retail sales volumes slipped 0.5% in March as the cold conditions pulled down the performance of non-food.

UK consumer price inflation holds firm at 2.8% in March

UK consumer price inflation holds firm at 2.8% in March

UK consumer price inflation held steady at 2.8% for the second month running in March, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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BaselWorld

The best of times: BaselWorld 2013

With luxury watch sales booming, the stage is set for an even bigger and better BaselWorld this year. Over the next 15 pages, we give you a tour of the expanded halls and our pick of the stands

Frédérique Constant Slimline Manufacture Moonphase

Every man's choice: BaselWorld 2013

This year promises a rich variety of trends in men’s watches: retro, futuristic, classical, sporty, neo-Gothic… it’s all going to be at Basel. Alex Doak selects some of Hall 1’s finest

Hong Kong by day: A great tourist destination

Business lessons from Hong Kong

Retail Jeweller’s James Knowles reports on the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show 2011

Alex Gregory-Peake, director of jewellery specialist consultancy Auric

Sale or Return: the great debate

Alex Gregory-Peake, director of jewellery specialist consultancy Auric, weighs up the arguments for and against Sale or Return

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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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