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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Signet’s international sales suffer in Q3Subscription
Signet, the parent company of the H Samuel and Ernest Jones fascias in the UK, saw like-for-like (same store) sales drop by 5.2% in the third quarter of its fiscal year 2020.
A Nottingham jeweller has released images of damage caused to his store by would-be-thieves, who smashed through two brick walls to break in.
Footfall in November dipped by -3.4%, compared to -3.2% the prior year, with Black Friday failing to make an impact on the figures as the shopping day fell outside of the monthly trading period.
Italian trade event VicenzaOro will welcome a selection of exhibitors showcasing the latest technology at its forthcoming January event.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the organiser of the twin Hong Kong Jewellery Shows taking place in March, have made moves to reassure buyers that Hong Kong is “open for business” despite the recent spell of political unrest in the region.
Sentiment in the diamond industry has improved amid rising expectations for the holiday season.
IN PICS: Fope officially opens London boutiqueSubscription
Italian jewellery brand Fope officially opened its new London store last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring representatives from the brand and the Watches of Switzerland Group.
A winning experience: UK Jewellery Awards 2020Subscription
The UK Jewellery Awards 2020 are now open for entries. Next year could be your time to shine…
The concurrent Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and Diamond Gem & Pearl Show are back in 2020 and you could have a chance to attend. Ruth Faulkner reports.
Retail Jeweller’s initiative to recognise and reward young talent from across the jewellery and watch industry, Rising Stars 30 Under 30, has officially launched for 2020.