Author: Allrings


  • Consumer confidence falls in February
    UK consumer confidence dropped two points in February to -21, according to GfK’s long-running index. The survey revealed that four measures were down and one was unchanged in comparison to last month’s announcement. The index measuring changes in personal finances during the last year was down two points at -14. The measure for the general […]
    Liam J Moran
  • Annoushka appoints new chief executive
    British fine jewellery brand Annoushka has appointed Zia Zareem-Slade, formerly chief creative officer of Hauser and Wirth, as its new CEO starting February 2024. The news comes after Tim Hort, managing director who has worked with Annoushka and John Ayton, chairman, for over 25 years, will step down from his role later this year. Zareem-Slade […]
    Cynera Rodricks
  • Queens of Weymouth jewellers to close after three years
    Queens of Weymouth jewellers in Dorset has announced that it is closing after three years of operation. A statement on the company’s website said that the shop was closed but will reopen for a closing down sale on 1 March. The jewellers, owned by husband and wife duo Dean and Sue Metcalfe, expects the closing […]
    Liam J Moran
  • Boodles unveils new Lucky collection
    Boodles has launched its new equine-inspired collection, Lucky. The new range is designed to showcase the “majestic nature” of racehorses and the “exhilarating moments” of racing. The first winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, which Boodles now sponsors, was called Red Splash and for this new collection, its designers drew inspiration from the splash which […]
    Cynera Rodricks
  • Vaughtons enters memorial jewellery market
    Birmingham-based manufacturer, Vaughtons, has entered the memorial jewellery market with the launch of Phoenix by Vaughtons, which sells memorial jewellery with ashes encapsulated within vitreous enamel.  This venture is the first direct-to-consumer business for the company, whose artisans will be creating a range of handmade memorial jewellery at its Well Street workshop in Birmingham’s Jewellery […]
    Heather Sandlin