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Alex Gregory-Peake's latest blog

Alex Gregory-Peake, director of jewellery specialist consultancy Auric, shares her experience of the latest industry issues

All posts from: February 2011

Sale or Return: the great debate

Posted by Alex Gregory-PeakeMon, 28 Feb 2011

I am starting this new blog with a topic of great debate, an industry hot potato, and a subject that divides the jewellery industry like no other…Sale or Return (SoR) / consignment / memo / apro….. whatever the term you use, it means the same thing, jewellery that is given to retailers that is not paid for until sold, at the expense of the designer. Now there are two sides to this argument (and to be fair I can see both of them):From the retailer’s ...