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Independents News

EC One Open Call promotional poster

EC One Open Call seeks entries

22 May 2015

London independent EC One is inviting designers to enter its Open Call event on Sunday June 7.

Harriet France and Jeremy France of Jeremy France Jewellers

Jeremy France Jewellers Harriet France cuts hair for charity

20 May 2015

Harriet France, daughter of Jeremy France Jewellers Winchester owner Jeremy France, has decided to cut her hair for the Little Princess Trust charity on April 30.

Representatives from the eight businesses who scored 100% in the Liverpool BID's mystery shop report at the Mystery Shop Awards 2015.

Wongs wins award at Liverpool mystery shop awards

18 May 2015

Independent jeweller Wongs won the Best Independent Award for its Whitechapel store in Liverpool city centre at the Liverpool BID Mystery Shop Awards on May 14.

Wongs competition entry

RJ to run spring windows VM competition for retailers

18 May 2015

Following the success of its recent Christmas windows visual merchandising (VM) competition, #RJdeckthewindows, Retail Jeweller has today launched a spring version for retailers to enter via social media.

Nude Jewellery Logo

Nude Jewellery announces graduate competition finalists

7 May 2015

Independent retail jeweller Nude Jewellery has announced the finalists for its annual “Graduate in the Spotlight” competition.

CUDT team outside Catherine Jones of Cambridge with managing director Vanessa Burkitt

Catherine Jones of Cambridge sponsors CUDT

5 May 2015

Independent jewellery retailer Catherine Jones of Cambridge announced it would be sponsoring Cambridge University DanceSport Team (CUDT) from May 1.

Profile picture of Wilkins Kennedy LLP specialist retail accountant Phil Mullis

INDUSTRY OPINION: Five success gaps for independent retailers

30 April 2015

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.

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Kennett Timepieces extends deal with Wolf & Badger

28 April 2015

Watch brand Kennett Timepieces has extended its partnership with London retailer Wolf & Badger.

Inspiring Independents Awards

Natalie Saile from Marmalade, Simon Johnson from the NAG, Nadine Meegan, Lucy Jupp, Janina Layton and Sonia Fazlali from Marmalade

IN PICTURES: Retail Jeweller's Inspiring Independents 2014

23 October 2014

Retail Jeweller hosted its Inspiring Independents 2014 awards yesterday evening (October 22) at Club Ten in the Grange St Paul’s Hotel.


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