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  • Maria Black becomes first luxury brand to join Fairtrade programme
    Maria Black has become the first “luxury” jewellery brand to join the new Fairtrade Gold Sourcing Programme (GSP) on 3 December 2021. In 2021, which marks 10 years of Fairtrade Gold, the programme was launched to enable more jewellery brands and businesses to source from an “ethical supply chain”. Maria Black’s ‘Impact’ gold alloy comprises […]
    Emily Curryer
  • ​​Signet sees sales reach £1.1bn in Q3
    Signet jewellers, the diamond jewellery retailer, has announced its total sales reached $1.5bn (£1.1bn) for the 13 weeks ending October 30, 2021 (Q3 22), which is an increase of more than $235m (£117m) compared to Q3 21 and more than nearly $350m (£263m) than Q3 FY20.  The jewellers operating income also surged to $105.2m (£79.2m) […]
    Jaskeet Briah
  • Retailers welcome proposed tougher sentencing for shopworker abuse
    The retail industry has welcomed proposed changes put forward by the government that would see tougher sentencing for those that assault shopworkers.  Policing minister Kit Malthouse confirmed the government has tabled an amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which states that courts must treat assaults committed “against a person providing a public […]
    Heather Sandlin
  • Lebrusan Studio launches Blunt Blades exhibit
    Lebrusan Studio has lifted the curtain on a new contemporary art exhibition, Blunt Blades, which features jewellery created from the confiscated weapons. On display are a set of 275 rings cast in recycled metal which represents the number of knife homicides in England and Wales from 2019 to 2020. The bands are also created in […]
    Hemma Visavadia
  • Dimexon launches new diamond offering for SMEs
    Dimexon, a global diamond manufacturer, has announced the launch of a new service to offer diamonds to small and medium businesses that “historically never had access”.  Dimexon’s new offer is an online marketplace specialising in providing ethical, traceable ‘melee’ (small and uncertified) diamonds with no minimum order. The manufacturer said customers can select and order […]
    Jaskeet Briah