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Sif Jakobs Jewellery secures first UK multiple account with Ernest JonesSubscription

Danish fashion jewellery brand Sif Jakobs Jewellery has secured its first multiple stockiest having partnered with Signet-owned retailer Ernest Jones in England and Scotland.

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Signet Group reports total sales fall in first quarterSubscription

Signet Group, the parent company of UK multiple jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones, saw total sales fall by 3.3% to $1.43bn (£1.12bn) in the 13 weeks to May 4, 2019.

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Lucy Quartermaine launches into Ernest JonesSubscription

Jewellery designer Lucy Quartermaine has announced the brand will launch into multiple jewellery retailer Ernest Jones this May.

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Full-year like-for-likes dip at Ernest Jones and H SamuelSubscription

Multiple jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones saw like-for-like (same-store) sales drop by 5.2% in the full-year to February 2, 2019 (Fiscal Year 2019).

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Le Vian to host Tower of London jewellery catwalkSubscription

Fine jewellery brand Le Vian will hold an invite-only jewellery catwalk at the Tower of London on February 12, 2019.

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Thieves raid Ernest Jones' Colchester storeSubscription

Two masked thieves raided the jewellery and watch retailer, Ernest Jones in Culver Square, Colchester, yesterday (December 12).

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Like-for-like sales drop at Ernest Jones and H Samuel in Q3Subscription

Multiple jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones saw like-for-like (same-store) sales dip in the third quarter of the 2019 fiscal year.

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Raymond Weil teams-up with Manchester’s Trafford CentreSubscription

Watch brand Raymond Weil will host evening performances in the Great Dome at Manchester’s intu Trafford Centre.

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Breitling unveils new loft boutique at Westfield London Subscription

Swiss watchmaker Breitling has announced the opening of its redesigned ‘loft-style’ boutique at Westfield London.

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Like-for-like sales dip at H Samuel and Ernest Jones in Q2Subscription

Multiple jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones saw like-for-like (same store) sales fall in the second quarter of the 2019 fiscal year.

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Like-for-like sales fall at H Samuel and Ernest Jones in Q1 2019Subscription

Signet, the US parent company of H Samuel and Ernest Jones, has reported a fall in same store (like-for-like) sales of 5.4% and 7.9% respectively in the 13 weeks ended May 5, 2018 (Q1 of the businesses’ 2019 fiscal year).

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Signet becomes first jeweller to sign up to De Beers blockchain pilotSubscription

Signet Jewelers has become the first retailer to sign-up to TracrTM, the end-to-end diamond blockchain being developed by De Beers Group in collaboration with the diamond industry.

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Signet highlights robust ethics policies in 2017 CSR reportSubscription

Signet Jewelers has launched its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, highlighting its “aggressive CSR goals” and policies across gender-balance, responsible sourcing and environmental stewardship.

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New study ranks H Samuel number one for online performanceSubscription

H Samuel remains top of the market for online performance despite a 7% decrease in visibility over the past year, a new report has revealed.

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Sales fall at H Samuel and Ernest Jones in “challenging” year for SignetSubscription

Signet, the US parent company of jewellery chains H Samuel and Ernest Jones in the UK, has reported a “challenging” fiscal year 2018 with same store sales down 5.3%.

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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).

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H Samuel and Ernest Jones see sales drop by 3.9% over ChristmasSubscription

Multiple jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones saw total sales decrease by 3.9% over the Christmas period.

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“Soft” bridal sales impact third quarter performance for SignetSubscription

Signet, the US parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, saw sales in the third quarter dip by 2.5% compared to the same period a year ago.

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Signet sales climb in Q2 report although UK performance disappointsSubscription

Signet Jewelers Limited, the US-based parent of H Samuel and Ernest Jones, experienced a 1.4% rise in same store sales in Q2 2018, driven largely by eCommerce improvements, according to its most recent financial report.

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Signet appoints new chief executiveSubscription

Signet Jewelers, the US-based parent company of Ernest Jones and H Samuel, has appointed Virginia “Gina” C Drosos as its new chief executive officer.

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Signet Jewelers appoints R Mark Graf to board of directorsSubscription

Signet Jewelers, the US-based parent company of H Samuel and Ernest Jones, has appointed R Mark Graf as an independent director to its board of directors.

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Tough first quarter for Signet as UK sales dipSubscription

Signet Jewelers, the US parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, has reported a “slow start” to the year with total sales in its UK division down by 14.9% year-on-year.

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Signet announces retirement of key senior staffSubscription

Signet Jewelers, the US-based parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, has announced the retirement of two of its key senior members of staff.

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Signet appoints judge to conduct independent review Subscription

Signet Jewelers Limited, the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewellery, has announced that its new board committee for ‘Respect in the Workplace’ has appointed a former federal judge to review the company’s policies and practices.

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​​Same-store sales drop 3.8% in tough Q4 for Signet UK

The UK division of jewellery giant Signet, incorporating H Samuel and Ernest Jones, experienced a 3.8% drop in same-store sales to $227.6m (£187m) in the 13 weeks ending January 28, 2017 (Q4 2017).

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Signet names new UK boss amid restructures Subscription

Signet Jewelers, the parent company of the H.Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias here in the UK, has promoted Emma Hayward to the role of executive director for the UK division of its business.

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Hamilton is official timekeeper for Red Bull air raceSubscription

American watch brand Hamilton has become the 2017 official timekeeper of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.

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Signet reports lacklustre Christmas as UK sales dipSubscription

Signet Jewelers – the parent company of H.Samuel and Ernest Jones – has announced a disappointing festive sales period, with sales diving 19.8% across the UK.

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Signet reports strong Q3 UK figuresSubscription

Jewellery retail group Signet, the parent company of H Samuel and Ernest Jones in the UK, has posted strong UK earnings for the 13 weeks to October 29 2016.

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Signet receives private equity investmentSubscription

Jewellery retail group Signet, the parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, has announced that it has received $625m (£474m) in the form of convertible preferred shares from private equity backer Leonard Green & Partners (LGP).

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Signet reports record first quarter earningsSubscription

Signet, the parent company of H Samuel and Ernest Jones in the UK, has posted record earnings for the 13 weeks to April 30 2016.

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Signet Jewelers announces strong Q4 resultsSubscription

Diamond jewellery retailer Signet Jewelers, parent company of H Samuel and Ernest Jones, announced its preliminary results for Q4 on February 29.

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Pandora to strengthen Jared partnership in the USSubscription

Danish jewellery brand Pandora announced late yesterday that it will extend its well-established partnership with US jewellery chain Jared, operated by Signet Jewelers.

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Ernest Jones to open at London Designer OutletSubscription

Multiple jewellery retailer Ernest Jones is to open a store at London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park.

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Signet sees like-for-like sales rise 3.3% in Q3Subscription

Signet, the US parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, saw like-for-like sales increase 3.3% in the 13 weeks to October 31, 2015.

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Signet same store sales drives financial resultsSubscription

Signet, the parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones, saw an increase in same store sales in the second quarter to August 1, 2015 (“second quarter Fiscal 2016”).

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Signet sees sales rise in Q1Subscription

Signet, the parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, saw sales rise 3.6% on a like-for-like basis in the first quarter to May 2, 2015.

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Signet sees highest fourth-quarter UK sales growth in 13 yearsSubscription

Signet, the parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, saw its highest UK fourth-quarter same-store sales increase in 13 years at 7.5%, and its best operating profit in three years.

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Ernest Jones to upsize at WestQuaySubscription

Property group Hammerson has said that multiple jewellery retailer Ernest Jones is to increase its footprint in Southampton’s WestQuay shopping centre with the opening of a new, larger, store.

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UK delivers strong festive sales for SignetSubscription

Signet UK, the parent company of multiple jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones, has delivered a sales increase of 9.7% on a like-for-like basis over the festive period covering the eight weeks to December 27, 2014.

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Signet UK sees Q3 sales riseSubscription

Signet UK, the parent company behind the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, saw total sales rise 8.4% to $151m (£96.3m) in the three months to November 1, 2014.

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Signet announces new chief execSubscription

Signet Jewellers, the parent company behind the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias, has announced the appointment Mark Light as its new chief executive.

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Signet announces transformational management changesSubscription

Signet Jewelers Limited, who operate in the US, UK and Canada have released a statement informing of changes in their management team

Like-for-like sales at jewelers H.Samuel and Ernest Jones fell over Christmas

H Samuel and Ernest Jones Christmas sales fallSubscription

Like-for-like sales at jewellers H Samuel and Ernest Jones fell over Christmas.

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Unique Jewelry appoints PR and marketing manager Subscription

Unique Jewelry has appointed Linda Kellner as its PR and marketing manager.

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Signet's UK division posts like-for-like jumpSubscription

Signet, the parent company of Ernest Jones and H.Samuel, delivered a 2.3% like-for-like jump at its UK division in its third quarter.

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Chamilia unveils Wish bead in support of Make-A-Wish charitySubscription

Chamilia has this month unveiled its Wish bead, from which the brand is donating £12 to the Make-A-Wish charity for each bead sold.

Kate Rebekah Osborne has been named as the Face of Bulova

The Face of Bulova is namedSubscription

Bulova has found its female Face of Bulova, in association with Glamour magazine and jeweller H Samuel.

H Samuel and Ernest Jones owner Signet has reported a 7.1% increase in like-for-like sales fuelled by a strong UK performance in the second quarter

Ernest Jones drives strong Signet salesSubscription

H Samuel and Ernest Jones owner Signet has reported a 7.1% increase in like-for-like sales fuelled by a strong UK performance in the second quarter.

H Samuel owner Signet said UK like-for-like sales were up 1.2%

Signet UK sales nudge up Subscription

Signet’s UK like-for-like sales edged up for the first quarter of 2012.

H Samuel owner Signet full year profits dip

H Samuel owner Signet full year profits dipSubscription

Jewellery group Signet, which owns H Samuel and Ernest Jones, UK operating profit dipped 1.6% to $56.1m (£34.5m) in its full year to January 29.

Signet UK sales edge up 1.8% over Christmas

Signet UK sales edge up 1.8% over ChristmasSubscription

Jewellery giant Signet’s UK sales edged up 1.8% in the nine weeks to December 31.

H Samuel saw sales increase by 6.9%

Signet UK reports flat third quarter like-for-likesSubscription

Jeweller Signet’s UK like-for-like sales edged down in the the third quarter.

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Ernest Jones and H Samuel launch appsSubscription

The Signet Group stores have released tablet application software to appeal to the Christmas shopper.

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Chamilia poppy bead to support Royal British LegionSubscription

Chamilia is the latest jewellery brand to form a partnership with the Royal British Legion and will donate 10% of its net sales of the Blooming Poppy Bead to the charity.

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Boutique by Goldsmiths launches at Westfield Stratford City opening: see photosSubscription

Goldsmiths plans to roll out its boutique concept, which debuted today at Westfield Stratford City’s opening.

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Signet UK profit tumbles in second quarterSubscription

US jewellery giant Signet’s UK division saw second quarter net operating income plummet 40% to $2.8m (£1.7m) in a “challenging market”.

Jewellery retailers are calling on the Government to do more to halt the number of rising insolvencies and help foster a ‘retail-friendly’ environment by tackling issues such as business rates and affordable parking

Retailers urge government to support businesses as insolvencies riseSubscription

Jewellery retailers are calling on the Government to do more to halt the number of rising insolvencies and help foster a ‘retail-friendly’ environment by tackling issues such as business rates and affordable parking.

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Sekonda to feature on Britain's Next Top ModelSubscription

Sekonda has launched its first ever limited edition watch called Partytime to coincide with the next series of Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model (BINTM).

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Jurek Piasecki interested in Aurum despite management resistance Subscription

The former chairman of jeweller Aurum is eager to regain control of the business and is talking to backers with a view to making a move for the company

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Signet insists it will keep investing in UK Subscription

Signet chief executive Mike Barnes insists the jewellery giant will continue to invest in the UK, despite reports it is mulling a sale of the UK business, which includes H Samuel and Ernest Jones.

H Samuel owner Signet's UK like-for-likes remain flat

Signet UK like-for-likes remain flatSubscription

US jeweller Signet UK like-for-likes remained flat in its first quarter but losses have narrowed year-on-year.

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Aurum gears up to select preferred bidder in its £200m sale processSubscription

Jewellery group Aurum, which owns chains including Goldsmiths and Mappin & Webb, is expected to pick a preferred bidder for its 165-store business by mid-summer.

RJC hosts JCK lunch to boost membershipSubscription

The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and 20-industry leading organisations will host an inaugural lunch at trade Show JCK in Las Vegas on June 5, in a bid to reach out to potential members.

H Samuel-owner Signet mulls sale of its UK arm

H Samuel owner Signet mulls sale of its UK armSubscription

Anglo-American jeweller Signet is mulling a sale of its UK arm and is sounding out private equity firms about buying the business, which operates as H Samuel, Ernest Jones and Leslie Davis.

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Signet Jewelers lends weight to RJC’s fight for ethical standardsSubscription

The Responsible Jewellery Council’s (RJC) fight for ethical standards and transparency in the jewellery supply chain is set to be boosted after it announced today that it has certified multiple retailer Signet Jewelers against its Member Certification System.

Signet will close a further 22 stores this year as it focuses on prime locations

Signet focuses on key stores as consumer spend is hitSubscription

Jewellery giant Signet has released its year-ended January 29 results today, which show that, despite overall growth across the group, the UK market has declined 5.5% to $693.2m (£431.8m).

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Retailers score full marks in Bulova’s mystery shopping campaignSubscription

Bulova UK has revealed that 70% of its stockists scored top marks in its mystery shopping campaign, Be Noticed by Bulova.

The CMJ's chief executive Willie Hamilton checks out the Buying Power List

UPDATE: The Jewellery Show Party in picturesSubscription

Official pictures from The Jewellery Show Party, held on February 7 to celebrate the launch of Retail Jeweller’s Buying Power List.

Signet restructures brand marketing teams

Signet restructures brand marketing teamsSubscription

Signet has created roles and restructured its brand marketing teams for H Samuel, Ernest Jones and Leslie Davis to help differentiate the brands and enhance supplier relations.

Like-for-like sales feel at Signet's UK division after December's snow took its toll

Snow stalls Christmas sales for SignetSubscription

The Christmas selling period failed to deliver for jewellery giant Signet whose like-for-like sales fell at its UK division after snow kept people at home and away from stores.

Ernest Jones' South branch was targeted in a sledgehammer robbery at the weekend (not pictured)

Ernest Jones targeted in sledgehammer robberySubscription

The Southend branch of high street jeweller Ernest Jones was targeted by a motorbike gang in a smash and grab robbery at the weekend, when two men stole a number of watches from the store.

H Samuel has opened its 7th pop-up shop of the year

H Samuel pop-up shop opens in WestfieldSubscription

H Samuel opened its latest pop-up shop in Westfield shopping centre on Monday.

Ernest Jones to rent jewels to Royal wedding "golden ticket" winners

Ernest Jones to rent jewels to Royal wedding "golden ticket" winnersSubscription

Following media reports that approximately 100 tickets will be given to members of the public to attend next year’s Royal wedding, high street retailer Ernest Jones is offering to rent jewellery out to those lucky enough to be guests.

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Signet post strong Q3 performance despite dip in UK salesSubscription

Retail jewellery giant Signet has reported like-for-likes up 7.2% across the Group despite a slight dip in UK sales in its third quarter results.

Members of the public thwarted a robbery on Ernest Jones's Kensington High Street branch (not pictured)

Signet thanks public for foiling Ernest Jones robberySubscription

Jewellery retailer Signet has thanked the members of the public who thwarted an attempted raid on its Ernest Jones store in Kensington High Street yesterday morning.

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Fossil president to step into Signet CEO roleSubscription

Signet CEO Terry Burman will be succeeded by Fossil president Mike Barnes.

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Signet sales fall in the UK Subscription

US jewellery retailer Signet said that total sales at its UK arm dropped 10.3% to $142m (£91.1m) in its second half to August 1.

Sales at Signet hit by election uncertainty

Sales at Signet hit by election uncertainty Subscription

Sales in the UK at Jewellery group Signet fell 0.2% on a like-for-like basis in its first quarter to May 1, as the election tool its toll on consumer confidence.

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H Samuel launches cash for gold TV ad campaignSubscription

High street jewellery retailer H Samuel has launched a TV ad campaign for its gold recycling business.

Signet cuts stores to improve outlookSubscription

Signet is closing 15 stores in the UK and taking branches out of traditional high street locations, moving them into more lucrative shopping centres to boost profits in 2010.

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Beaverbrooks named third best company to work forSubscription

Beaverbrooks the Jewellers has come third in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For survey.

Jeweller H Samuel has unveiled two rings inspired Diana's engagement ring that prince William has given to Catherine Middleton

H Samuel launches Diana-inspired ringsSubscription

High street jeweller H Samuel is cashing in on the excitement surrounding the royal engagement with the launch of two rings inspired by the one given to Catherine Middleton by Prince William.