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Standard Birmingham jewelry retailer to shut after 31 years in enterprise

Standard Birmingham jewelry retailer to shut after 31 years in enterprise

Popular Birmingham jewellery store to close after 31 years in business

A jewelry retailer is closing down after 31 years in enterprise.

Atkinsons The Jewellers was launched in Sutton Coldfield in 1990 however its house owners, husband and spouse staff Paul and Keeley Atkinson, have determined to close the store.

The pair, aged 59 and 54 respectively, are retiring however plan to pursue different enterprise pursuits and can be having a closing down sale to dump £2 million price of inventory.

Mr Atkinson has labored within the jewelry retail commerce since he was a schoolboy and by 19 years of age was the supervisor of a profitable retailer in Walsall earlier than launching his eponymous enterprise along with his spouse in July 1990.

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The enterprise moved to the Gracechurch Centre in 2018 after a protracted spell in Birmingham Street and the couple additionally runs a gold, coin and bullion on-line enterprise, with lots of the store’s workers transferring to this enterprise.

He mentioned: “We began with £8,000 price of inventory and an enormous quantity of help from our household.

“I’m extremely pleased with what we’ve got achieved, to return from nothing to the place we’re right now has taken an unimaginable quantity of dedication, dedication and onerous work and we’re delighted that we had been capable of realise our dream.

“It has been an exquisite 31 years, which we’ve got completely loved, and now the time has come to retire from the retail jewelry commerce and pursue different enterprise pursuits.”

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