Pawnbroking specialist H&T Group saw profit before tax rise 13.4% to £13.5m last year, thanks to a development in its digital strategy.
Shop price inflation at six-year high, says BRCSubscription
Shop price inflation accelerated in February to 0.7%, up from 0.4% in January, the highest inflation rate since March 2013.
V&V, the new jewellery and fashion consultancy run by Victoria Waugh, formerly of Fairtrade, has launched a free guide to help brands understand the differences between the Fairmined and the Fairtrade schemes for gold and provide guidance.
The now-annual Christmas survey conducted by buying group the Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ) has revealed mixed results for its retail members over the Christmas trading period, although there was better news for suppliers who reported a rise in sales compared to the previous year.
Shop prices edges upwards despite discountingSubscription