Ruth is an experienced B2B journalist and communications professional, having written about numerous different business sectors including grocery, fashion and footwear before taking the helm at Retail Jeweller in June 2014. Prior to joining Retail Jeweller, Ruth was an account director at a busy London PR agency, overseeing a range of trade fashion and jewellery accounts and before that she wrote for industry fashion bible Drapers.
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Industry association, the National Association of Jewellers (NAJ), will once again get behind the UK Jewellery Awards (UKJA), having confirmed its position as Official Supporter for the 2019 event.
German pearl company Schoeffel set to closeSubscription
Pearl supplier Schoeffel has said it will close its doors at the end of March next year, bringing an end to its almost 100-year history.
The October 2018 edition of the Istanbul Jewellery Show saw a 22% rise in visitor numbers year-on-year.
Bristol-based eponymous jewellery designer Diana Porter is marking her 25th year in business this year with the launch of a new range of Sibyls pendants to add to her original collection.
Watch and jewellery trade show Baselworld has revealed that it is to create a “central plaza” in the space in Hall 1.0 vacated by Swatch Group.
Ralph Lauren introduces Polo Bear watchesSubscription
Brand Ralph Lauren is launching a new collection of watches, the Polo Bear Collection, to coincide with its 50th anniversary this year.
Jewellery cleaning specialists Connoisseurs UK has partnered with website design company Cubiq, for the launch of a new website.
Hallmarking down in September and overall in Q3Subscription
The number of articles hallmarked across all four UK Assay Offices dipped again in September, leading to a dip overall in the three months to the end of September this year.
Corum is latest brand to withdraw from BaselWorld Subscription
Watch brand Corum has become the latest name to withdraw from BaselWorld, pulling out of the 2019 edition, following 62 years exhibiting at the event.
Alex and Ani closes UK operationSubscription
US fashion jewellery brand Alex and Ani is believed to have shuttered its UK operation, leaving some stockists in doubt about the future of the brand here.