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Have we become a nation of bargain hunters?

With our January Sale almost over I have got to wondering if we have become a nation of bargain hunters because we have less money to spend or because we have been convinced never to pay full price for anything? … Continue reading

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Pebbles Named as a Retail Star in Professional Jeweller”s Hot 100

Finally the time has arrived that we can shout about Pebbles being one of Professional Jeweller’s Hot 100! We have had to keep this a secret for a few months until the swanky launch party on Tuesday (06/09/2011) night. Val and Kevin … Continue reading

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Bjorg jewellery – The next big thing

When Val and Kevin returned from Spring Fair (trade show) in February they were very excitied about one of the new designer handmade jewellery ranges they had ordered – Bjorg and Pebbles is the only jewellers in Scotland to have it.  At the time I … Continue reading

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Are you a “universal shopper”?

I attended a taster session last night for the Mary Portas skillsmart retail masterclasses. As well as exploring the threats to our High Street – Supermarkets that sell everything from food to fashion (some are now venturing into selling cars!), … Continue reading

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