Egyptian jeweller Azza Fahmy is to launch in the UK with the brand having just signed up to a store in luxury shopping-location-cum-tourist-destination Burlington Arcade as London remains a key focus for high-end brands.
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.
French police have recovered some of the jewels worth over 4.0 million euros looted from the Ritz hotel in central Paris, a police source said on Thursday as officers hunt for two thieves who remain on the run.
After gold exports dropped by six percent in the first eight months on the financial year 2018, jewellery exporters fear another dip as the UAE, a major importer, will impose five percent VAT from January 1.
The Netherlands’ Tropenmuseum and Amsterdam-based label Daily Paper have launched a collection of bracelets. The collection is produced in South Africa and exclusively available via the museum and the fashion brand.
Siebel Juweliers has added a new concept to its existing portfolio. The retailer has unveiled Siebel & Love, a concept store in Amstelveen focusing on wedding rings alongside collections of diamonds, gold and silver.
And they are off. Applications opened Friday for aspiring talent in the LVMH Prize, the most financially beneficial annual award in fashion. Young hopefuls - limited to under 40 years - have until February 4 to apply.