French jewellery and watch brand Cartier is the fifth most valuable apparel brand at $14bn (£11bn).
GC&DC honours patrons with VIP receptionVideoSubscription
The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council (GC&DC) hosted a VIP industry reception at The Goldsmiths’ Centre in London on Tuesday 14 May in honour of the patrons, sponsors and contributors of the annual GC&DC Awards.
Multi-channel watch retailer Watches of Switzerland plans to seek a market capitalisation up to £660m in its upcoming application to the London Stock Exchange.
Richemont Group sees sales grow by 27%Subscription
Swiss luxury goods group Richemont, the parent company of jewellery and watch brands including Cartier, IWC and Jaeger-LeCoultre, announced a profit rise in its full-year report, the first since it acquired Watchfinder and the Yoox Net-A-Porter ecommerce group (YNAP) in 2018.
The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) has reopened its William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, home to its jewellery collection, after a three-month refurbishment, with 80 new pieces joining the display.
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Auction house Sotheby’s will launch a selling exhibition featuring designs by leading designers including Stephen Webster and Shaun Leane as well as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co and Boucheron.
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London shopping destination Bond Street has received a major £10m transformation of the streetscape, the first renovation in over 30 years.
Watch retailer's marketing approach triggers success Subscription
Merseyside-based jewellers and pawnbrokers Miltons Diamonds has reported an 87% revenue increase after revising its digital marketing strategy.
Watchfinder opens first West Midlands storeSubscription
Pre-owned watch specialist Watchfinder & Co has opened its first store in the West Midlands in Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre.
High street jeweller Goldsmiths has launched its redesigned Birmingham store which includes a brand new dedicated watch room.
Auction house Sotheby’s will hold a Fine Jewels auction and online sale, offering pieces from across the decades this summer.
Bucherer opens largest boutique in UKSubscription
European watch and jewellery retailer Bucherer is expanding its presence in London by opening its largest boutique in the UK.
GC&DC honours triple celebrationSubscription
The Goldsmiths’ Centre held an exclusive industry reception in London on Tuesday (May 15), both in honour of the Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council (GC&DC) patrons, sponsors and contributors, and to mark three important milestones for the organisation.
Ethics report slams top jewellery brands Subscription
Some of the world’s largest jewellery brands aren’t implementing enough opportunities for responsible sourcing, says a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW).
The Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council (GCDC) together with the Goldsmiths’ Centre is set to host an “In Conversation” event with Cartier, led by jewellery expert Joanna Hardy.
Independent retailer David M Robinson will introduce iconic Tudor Watches collections into its flagship showroom in Liverpool One.
Harrods presents its Re-Editions TakeoverSubscription
Luxury department store Harrods has officially launched its limited-edition timepiece campaign, Re-Editions.
The Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Council (GCDC) held a summer reception at The Goldsmiths’ Centre in London last week (May 10).
Birmingham-based Ana Rocha Bar & Gallery is offering a £5,000 reward to catch criminals who ram-raided its premises, stealing £600,000-worth of antiques and jewellery.
The annual Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Awards took place at the Goldsmiths Hall in London this week (February 27).
The Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council has concluded its three weeks of judging for its 2017 awards, with a line-up of industry experts helping to select this year’s winners.
Luxury watch retailer Watches of Switzerland is set to expand its brand portfolio at its flagship Regent Street location with the addition of Swiss watch brand Breitling.
Pre-owned watch specialist Watchfinder has opened a new store in London’s Canary Wharf with the help of a £5m funding package from banking group HSBC.
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Industry training provider Holts Academy held its graduation ceremony at St Marylebone Church last night (November 17).
Auction house Christie’s is to hold a Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva on November 15.
Harrods unveils exclusive fine watch campaignSubscription
Luxury department store Harrods has announced the launch of a new fine-watch campaign: Made with Love and Precision.
Jewellery and watch brands Cartier and Bulgari are among the best performing luxury brands online because of their premium pricing,
Fine jewellery brand Andrew Geoghegan (AG) announced it has appointed former Cartier employee Catherine Strangward as its sales director.
Profits dip at RichemontSubscription
Swiss luxury goods group Richemont, the parent company of jewellery and watch brands including Cartier, Panerai and Jaeger-LeCoultre, saw operating profits dip by 4% in the six months to September 30, 2014.
IN PICTURES: Cartier pop-up boutique at HarrodsSubscription
Cartier opened a pop-up exhibition boutique in Harrods dedicated to the man’s world at Cartier, which runs from October 25 – November 19.
Laurent Feniou takes appointment at Cartier UKSubscription
He has accepted the position of managing director with the fine watch and jewellery house
Cartier has launched its Women’s Initiative Award, which is a business plan competition that supports women-led companies.
The luxury department store will be bringing the international antiques and art fair to London for the first time.
Gang steals £500k of watches from SelfridgesSubscription
Three masked people took the timepieces from the retailer’s Manchester brand while the store was full of shoppers, according to the BBC
As well as 148 items of high-end jewellery, the fine jewellery and watch brand will also be showing 12 precious objects and a selection of pieces from the Cartier Tradition collection
Counterfeiting in focusSubscription
With online counterfeiting rife in the industry, Laura McCreddie finds out how brands are combating the menace of knock-off products.
Watches and jewellery aid Richemont profit hike Subscription
Profits at Swiss luxury goods group Richemont increased 43% last year, with jewellery sales soaring by 32% and watches by 31%.
Richemont has announced the appointment of Stanislas de Quercize as the chief executive officer of Cartier to succeed Bernard Fornas, by the end of this calendar year.
The film features the panther, an iconic animal for the brand, and looks at the key cultural influences and people that built the House.
Sales at constant exchange rates increased by 24% at Swiss luxury goods group Richemont for the three months ended December 31, 2011, with watch and jewellery sales also showing growth.
Sales at Richemont increase 35%Subscription
Sales at Richemont for the five months ended August 31 2011 increased by 29% at actual exchange rates and by 35% at constant exchange rates.
Holition and Tatler collaborateSubscription
Holition and Tatler collaboration allows readers to try on £10m worth of jewellery
Luxury goods group Richemont has reported a 33% increase in sales to €6,892 million (£6,123 million) and a 63% increase in operating profit to €1,355 million (£1,204 million) in its annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2011.
Cartier announces travelling exhibitionSubscription
French watch and jewellery brand Cartier has announced a travelling exhibition of its timepieces, which will kick off at the Bellerive Museum in Zurich from August 26th to November 6th 2011.
Catherine Middleton stunned onlookers when she married Prince William at Westminster Abbey on April 29, wearing jewellery from Cartier and Robinson Pelham.
French luxury goods group Richemont has nominated Maria Ramos to have a seat on its board of directors.
American diamond company Harry Winston has appointed Cyrille Baudet as its group chief financial officer and has restructured its finance group.
Golden Globes actresses opt for platinum Subscription
Platinum was the jewellery metal of choice for many of the stars gracing the red carpet at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which took place in America on Sunday.
Premium watch sales soar at Leonard DewsSubscription
Premium watch sales have shot up by 11% on a like-for-like basis at independent jewellery retailer Leonard Dews, despite tougher trading conditions and a reduced consumer purse.
Wallis Simpson collection fetches £8m at auctionSubscription
The 20 exceptional jewels and precious objects that formerly belonged to Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Simpson, sold for a double-estimate total of £8m at Sotheby’s last night.
Responsible Jewellery Council certifies CartierSubscription
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has announced that French jewellery brand Cartier has become certified against the ethical, human rights, social and environmental standards established in its Member Certification System.
Market research company Verdict has forecast that sales at Swiss luxury goods group Richemont will surpass the €6bn (£5bn) mark next year, but warned the company must “not lose sight” of the European market as it builds its presence in Asia.
A collection of jewellery once owned by Wallis Simpson is set to go under the hammer at auction house Sotheby’s on November 30.
Luxury Jewellery brand Cartier, which is part of Richemont, has offered students at the School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University work placements, as well as providing assistance with studio and equipment.
The Swiss luxury goods group Richemont’s end of year report reveals a modest 4% decline in sales to €5,176m (£4,415m), from €5,418m (£4,622) year-on-year. The results followed a wave of stockists reduced inventories and currency translation losses, which affected profits.
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