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Halloween Trends, Avoiding Distraction Techniques and Humongous Jade

Halloween. Yes it’s a bit twee, and yes it’s mainly for kids, but Halloween in the past 10 years has got bigger and bigger in the UK, so much so that according to reports this is now a major holiday...
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How a weak Pound can benefit you, The Burma ban is off and more big diamonds going under the hammer.

It’s been a little worrisome this week, watching sterling plummet like a balloon that’s been shot, then Tesco announcing that Marmite may be removed from its shelves  - gasp! It’s only natural that...
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Thank TGB it's Friday - The Week that was the IJL Show

Hello and welcome to this week's Thank TheGembank.com it's Friday. How's your week been? Ours has been busy, we attended the International Jewellery London trade show and quite frankly it was...
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Get social to survive in the jewellery business..

It’s 12 full shopping weeks until Christmas – I’m just going to leave that statement there. Not to shock, worry or down right terrify but to inform and give a gentle nudge that silly season, where...
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Hong Kong, Brangelina and Holly’s Engagement ring

What a week to watch out for future jewellery styles and what customers will be asking for over the next few seasons. Buyers and sellers in the run up to the Hong Kong Jewellery and gem fair were...
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More about Millennials and Making Twitter work

Not wanting to be too much of an alarmist but we are another week closer to Christmas. However it’s not 25th of December that we in the trade should be looking at – that date is the end game, the day...
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Are you Ready to Use the 'C' Word? (Doh!)

Are you ready to use the “C” word? Christmas is 15 newsletters away, that’s 104 sleeps, and it’s only 10 newsletters until Black Friday – which really kicks off the silly season. There, I said it, I...
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Industry News - 22 July 2016

Swatch fight back after 11.4% slump Swatch Group have confirmed to investors that profits will be experiencing a large 11.4% slump compared to the same period last year. However they give a much more...
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Argos to sell Fairtrade Wedding Bands

Argos will be the first UK high street retailer online to launch Fairtrade gold rings in stores nationwide. The new lines of wedding bands will be available in four different styles and will go on...
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