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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In what has been another unprecedented month for the high street, with premium womenswear retailers Karen Millen and Coast acquired by fast-fashion ecommerce giant Boohoo, and lifestyle brand Jack Wills sold to Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct empire, one might be correct in thinking that there are no certainties any more when it comes to UK retail.
Fast-growing brand Sif Jakobs Jewellery secured eight new stockists at the recent Jewellery Ireland show, which was held in Dublin on August 18 and 19.
The September issue of Retail Jeweller is out now and is also available to read online, exclusively for subscribers.
Spanish jewellery brand Uno de 50 has been inspired by the natural world for the launch of its new capsule collection, My Nature, which launches on September 2.
NAJ adds entry price training to its offer with the launch of the JET Essentials ProgrammeSubscription
The National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) has added the new Essentials programme to its Jewellery Education Training (JET) courses to provide a sound introduction to jewellery, gemstones, precious metals and hallmarking at an entry price point.
The shortlist for this year’s revamped Retail Jeweller Inspiring Independents 2019 event has been revealed.
VOID, a new multi-sensory installation at Collins Music Hall, Islington, as part of London Design Festival 2019, in partnership with Gemfields, will host an event with Joanna Hardy and Dan Tobin Smith.
A Lancashire jeweller, which is closing its doors after 34 years due to retirement, has described an “absolutely phenomenal” first three days of trading during its retirement sale.
Fashion label DKNY has joined forces with the Swarovski Group to produce a new fashion jewellery line for AW19, inspired by the culture and style of New York City.
Italian fashion jewellery brand Nomination is preparing to reveal a new commercial as part of a refreshed communication strategy.