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Signet prelim holiday sales soar more than 30%

Signet prelim holiday sales soar more than 30%

Signet Jewelers announced on Thursday preliminary sales figures for the all-important holiday season, revealing a more than 30% surge in total sales for the nine weeks ending January 1, 2022. 
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LuxImpact to revive French heritage jeweler Oscar Massin

LuxImpact to revive French heritage jeweler Oscar Massin

French heritage jeweler Oscar Massin is making a comeback under a new parent company and strategy. 
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Puma tops quarterly forecasts despite supply chain problems

German sportswear maker Puma reported stronger-than-expected preliminary quarterly sales and core profit on Thursday, as strong global demand helped offset the effects of the pandemic and supply chain constraints.
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BGF leads £2.5m investment round into sustainable underwear brand Stripe & Stare

​Sustainable intimates brand Stripe & Stare has secured £2.5 million in extra funding from BGF and a consortium of investors. The investment will be used “to drive UK and international sales”, S&S said.
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Trade shows

Bijorhca show ready to begin 150th edition

Bijorhca show ready to begin 150th edition

On Friday January 21, international jewellery show Bijorhca will kick off its 150th edition at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre in Paris, showcasing some 100 exhibitors over four days.
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Pitti Uomo’s gamble pays off

Pitti Uomo’s gamble pays off

The world's premier menswear show ended on Thursday evening with a positive outcome, welcoming 4,900 buyers in total, more than double the attendance of the June session, and auguring well for the rest of the season.
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Trade shows

Première Vision New York to showcase 116 exhibitors on January 18-19

The Première Vision New York show will be held again at Center415 on Fifth Avenue on January 18-19. It isn’t yet a return to normalcy, though foreign buyers will be able to attend following the US borders’ reopening.
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Pitti Uomo 101 opens with grinta, Baldinini, AlphaTauri and Caruso

They may be letting unvaccinated tennis players into Australia, but here at Pitti Uomo 101 in Florence, Covid passes are obligatory, each entrant is temperature checked, and everyone wears a PPF8 masks. 
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