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Aged debt is affecting 61% of retailers, says reportSubscription

20 July 2018

A recent survey conducted by alternative finance company Liberis, found 61% of retailers said aged debt has prevented them from investing in their business.

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GFG Jewellery expands in UKSubscription

16 July 2018

Fine jewellery brand, GFG Jewellery by Nilufer has launched into Berkshire-based jewellers, Rococo Jewellery.

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SVP Jewellery signs with agency Middleton GreenSubscription

11 July 2018

Ethical jewellery brand SVP Jewellery has signed with branded fashion sales agency Middleton Green, which will handle all of its wholesale accounts.

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BRC calls on Hammond to freeze business ratesSubscription

10 July 2018

The British Retail Consortium has called on chancellor, Philip Hammond to urgently freeze business rates.

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Retail and wholesale firms increase investment in cyber securitySubscription

5 July 2018

Commercial surveyors, Savoy Stewart found that firms in retail and wholesale spent an average of £2,940 on cyber security in 2017-18, a moderate rise of 21% from the last financial year of 2016-17.

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Vashi releases ‘modern love’ advertising campaign Subscription

28 June 2018

Diamond retailer Vashi has announced the launch of its new campaign, entitled ‘Vashi Love Stories’, inspired by real customer stories.

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CMJ holds regional business tours for membersSubscription

27 June 2018

The Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ) has hosted a two-day business tour around the city of Winchester for its members.

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Best Small Shops competition returnsSubscription

The Best Small Shops competition, managed by the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), is back for 2018 and aims to celebrate the commitment and creativity of independent retailers on the UK’s High Streets.

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Last day to vote for your Inspiring Independents 2018

Today is the last day to cast your votes in Retail Jeweller’s annual search for the most inspiring independent retail jewellers in the UK and Ireland.

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StoneHawk to hold free breakfast meetingSubscription

Industry provider StoneHawk will hold a free breakfast meeting in Birmingham to promote its #StopSmashandGrabs course.

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Jacobs the Jewellers announces Young Designer winners Subscription

Jacobs the Jewellers and the Bishopsland Educational Trust, together with sponsors the Goldsmiths’ Centre and HS Walsh, announced the winners of the fourth year of the annual Young Designer Competition.

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