RESPONSIBLE/ETHICAL RETAIL NEWS
Ralph Lauren Watch & Jewelry Co is the latest company to be certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC).
Cred Jewellery’s Silver Ingot pendant is the world’s first jewellery made from certified Fairtrade and Fairmined silver.
Coutts launches Beautiful Boxes auction to aid The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts and not-for-profit organisation, Holts Academy of Jewellery.
Jewellery retailer Green + Benz and engagement, wedding and eternity ring manufacturer Brown & Newirth have collaborated to raise money for children’s charity, Icandance.
Accurist is supporting the British Red Cross Monto Cassino Gala Dinner charity event by donating two of its men’s GMT watches.
Ethical jewellery brand Chavin has brought on board ex-Links of London marketing director Tibouche Gunn to strengthen its global sales and marketing.
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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