Devon-based JewelStreet, the on-line marketplace devoted exclusively to jewellery retailing has announced the winners of its first ever Jewellery Lovers’ Awards, which includes a designer from Somerset.
Waitrose has confirmed that its new store in Lower Brook Street, Teignmouth, will open on Thursday, March 13 2014.
At 9am Friday, October 12, John Lewis Exeter opened its doors to customers for the first time. The shop, which has created 300 new jobs, is the retailer’s first full line flexible format department store and the largest John Lewis shop to open in 2012.
John Lewis has announced that its new shop in Exeter will feature a variety of technological innovations. Designed to give customers a seamless shopping experience and build on Partners (staff) expertise, John Lewis Exeter will be the most advanced omni-channel shop within the retailer’s estate.
Pollyfields specialises in a range of fine home fragrances, potpourri, garlands and other interior furnishings all made in the North Devon farmhouse of this family run business.
Mann & Son of Bovey Tracey, the oldest shop in Bovey Tracey and most likely the whole of South Devon, have launch their online business – the delimann.co.uk. And have succeeded in opening their doors to the world.
Kitty of Devon is a natural range of skin products from Kath Blackmore. Inspired by her love of experimentation and her disillusion with the skin care industry, Kath combined her years of research with a resolve to create skin care that doesn’t use chemicals.
Her inspiration comes from her passion for natural plant-based skin care and an aversion to the mainstream skin care industry, which she believes lacks integrity and honest. And she’s on a natural quest, she says on her site a number of products in the shops label themselves ‘natural’ but on closer inspection contain controversial ingredients.
It’s a quest that has seen her track down a fairtrade women’s co-operative in eastern Ghana, for the shea butter she uses in her facecream.
(top image: Lavender Luxury Balm, 30ml for £7.50)
Miracle Facial Oil, 30ml £10.50
Rose Geranium Face Cream, 60ml £9.50
Lavender, Luxury Bath Oil, 150ml £9.50
Pretty Feet Foot Balm, 30ml, £7.50
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My business is www.harrietjonesclothing.co.uk and I am a 16-year-old designer from Plymouth, Devon.
Our aim is to supply the discerning customer with authentic 1960s, 1970s styled clothing together with hand picked vintage items.
We are also the sole (soul…?) UK stockist for England Belongs Clothing who bring to the scene a traditional style in limited numbers to keep things exclusive.
We have over 30 years experience in the scooter scene and now want to put something back into something that has given us so much.
We endeavour to provide the best possible service at the lowest possible prices not only locally but across the UK, EU and worldwide. Indeed we already have customers from Torquay to Toronto and Paignton to Perth and are particularly proud to be selling to Italy… the home of style!
This goes to show that the scooter scene is still active throughout the world and not confined to the British coastal resorts as in days gone by.
As genuine scooterists ourselves we have a good insight into what people want and very much stand by our motto ‘We Don’t Sell What We Wouldn’t Wear’ – if it’s not right for us it’s not right for our customers!