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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Danish brand Sif Jakobs Jewellery reported what it describes as “significant” double-digit sales growth in the full year to December 2019.
Jewellery retail group Signet, the US-based parent company of H Samuel and Ernest Jones in the UK, is one of 325 companies across 50 industries included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).
The February issue of Retail Jeweller is out now and is also available to read online, exclusively for subscribers.
Online retail sales growth for the 2019 full year hit an all-time low, up +6.7% vs. +11.8% in 2018, despite December’s figures providing a much-needed boost.
Retail Jeweller is delighted to be supporting the National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) and Jewellery & Watch to host a NAJ Live networking drinks event during the forthcoming Jewellery & Watch show.
Premium independent fashion and accessories retailer Browns, located on London’s South Molton Street, is preparing to welcome a raft of new jewellery brands to its offering, dropping into store over the next few weeks.
The total number of retail employees fell by 1.8% in the fourth quarter of 2019, spelling the 16th consecutive quarter of year-on-year decline in the retail workforce.
Sif Jakobs completes Fenwick installationsSubscription
Fast growing Danish brand Sif Jakobs Jewellery has now completed installations in eight branches of department store group Fenwick.
Welsh jewellery brand Clogau has confirmed that it plans to add a further eight standalone stores to its portfolio this year, taking its total number of standalone stores to 18.
Multiple jewellery retailer Beaverbrooks increased its online visibility by 33% over the course of 2019, according to a report published by search marketing specialists Salient.