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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Online marketplace JewelStreet is set to open an interactive pop-up store in Oxford’s Westgate Shopping Centre later this month.
The UK Jewellery Awards, the trade’s longest-running and most prestigious awards event, was held in association with Clogau at the Artillery Garden in London on July 3. Relive all the action from the event of the year with the official video from the evening.
The August issue of Retail Jeweller is out now and is also available to read online, exclusively for subscribers.
Reasons to be cheerfulSubscription
This year, barely a week goes by without news of another high street retailer experiencing problems. The headlines seem full of CVAs, store closures and falling profits with big-name retailers blaming tough trading conditions on the high street.
Hallmarking dips in JuneSubscription
Hallmarking decreased during the month of June with Palladium suffering the biggest percentage dip of all metal groups, down by 36.7% compared to the same month the prior year.
Wolf & Badger focuses on Made in BritainSubscription
Independent concept store Wolf & Badger is focusing on British made products with a dedicated Made in Britain event at its Kings Cross store this Saturday (July 20).
The Royal Collection Trust has unveiled its new range of jewellery inspired by the designs of tiaras in the collection of Her Majesty The Queen.
GC&DC appoints Peter Crump as new chairSubscription
The Goldsmiths Craft & Design Council (GC&DC) has appointed Peter Crump, managing director of UK jewellery design and manufacturing company, Vipa Designs, as its chair for the next two years.
The first Israel Diamond Week to be held in Shanghai opens tomorrow (July 16) signalling a new era of cooperation between the Israeli and Chinese diamond industries.
De Beers Group has announced that the second translocation of elephants from its Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve (VLNR) in South Africa to Zinave National Park in Mozambique has taken place.