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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Jewellery industry software provider Clarity & Success has today announced that it has acquired Bransom Retail Systems.
The total number of articles hallmarked across all four UK Assay Offices dipped by 1.8% during the month of May, driven in large part by a significant drop in the Palladium category.
The Silver and Fashion Jewellery Buyer and Seller Meet (BSM), currently taking place in Jaipur India, has welcomed buyers from 39 nations including the likes of Algeria, Australia, USA, Spain, UK and Thailand.
Six former Central Saint Martin’s jewellery graduates have joined forces to open their first bricks and mortar space in the form of a pop-up shop in Shoreditch’s Boxpark.
Dorset-based Forum Jewellers hosted a recent Pearls & Prosecco event in conjunction with jewellery designer Claudia Bradby.
Amazon makes moves to reduce the cost of selling higher priced jewellery and watch itemsSubscription
Ecommerce behemoth Amazon has introduced a tiered referral fee for those partners selling jewellery and watches through its site, reducing the cost of selling items priced over £225.
JewelFund grant now opens for applicationsSubscription
JewelFund, a £1000 grant available for jewellers from the founder of the London Jewellery School Jessica Rose, is now open for applications.
US brand Lizzy James readies for UK launchSubscription
California-based fashion jewellery brand Lizzy James is set to launch in the UK this summer.
Diamond prices softenSubscription
Diamond markets are under pressure as profit margins have tightened and the trade war with China has fuelled uncertainty, according to the Rapaport Group.
Rox heads to Liverpool with new store openingSubscription
Jewellery retailer Rox is set to open its first store in Liverpool, taking the total number of boutiques it operates to six.