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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BCTF will open to the public for one day in 2020Subscription
The British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF), based in Harrogate, has revealed a major new development for the 2020 event, which will be opened to the public for one day before the full retail trade show gets underway.
Those attending International Jewellery London (IJL) in September this year are reminded to register for the National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) Live networking drinks event held in conjunction with Retail Jeweller and IJL.
Industry trainer and consultant Jo Henderson is making a foray back into retail with the opening of H&H The Jewellers in Altrincham, Cheshire, in August.
IJL confirms new visitor opening timesSubscription
Trade event International Jewellery London has confirmed that it is altering its opening times for visitors for this year’s forthcoming September edition.
Investing in the future of Hamilton & InchesSubscription
Tasked with doubling turnover to £20m in the next five years, Hamilton & Inches’ new chief executive, Victoria Houghton, has big plans for the heritage brand, she tells Ruth Faulkner.
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.
Cleopatra’s Bling, a handmade jewellery brand from Australian designer Olivia Cummings, is set to launch in London this summer.
Gemfields’ ruby auction nets more than $50mSubscription
Mining and coloured gemstone company Gemfields has reported that its recent ruby auction, held in Singapore from June 11-15, netted revenues of $50m USD (£39.2m).
Pugata Jewellery sponsors Diana AwardSubscription
Yorkshire-based jewellery business Pugata sponsored the Diana Award, presented to an inspirational teenager, in memory of the late Princess Diana.
Dippal Manchanda, technical director of AnchorCert Analytical, at the Birmingham Assay Office, is to present his latest research paper ‘Gold Allergy: Differentiating Myth from Reality’ at the Goldsmiths’ Company Jewellery Materials Congress on July 8 2019.