The global duty free market is expected to grow by £16bn over the next four years, a jump of 51% compared to its current level.
UK point of sale credit provider Pay4Later announced it has enhanced its platform features, resulting in increased credit acceptance rates of up to 20%.
If your start to the year has been anything like the Retail Jeweller team’s, then I’m guessing you are feeling slightly jaded by now, to say the least. So far this year, the team has visited Vicenza, Jewellery & Watch Birmingham, the CMJ Spring Trade Event, Inhorgenta, the Houlden members’ event and the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show – and Baselworld hasn’t even started yet.
Luxury British jewellery brand Theo Fennell is now presenting the finished pieces of five Central Saint Martins BA jewellery design students at its Fulham Road flagship store until the extended date of Saturday, May 2.
Israeli diamond traders and manufacturers have decided to post their diamond stocks at full prices on the RapNet Diamond Trading Network (RapNet).
Crystal business Swarovski plans to increase the presence of its Cadenza fascia with 10 more stores expected to launch worldwide this year.
With many independents citing the first year of business as the hardest, it is vital that every retailer gets the best start. Wilkins Kennedy accountant Phil Mullis, who specialises in retail, offers his top five tips.