Attire Accessories - Dec 2017/Jan 2018 (Issue 67)

6 ATTIRE 40 Insurance solutions Brokers TH March address Christmas retailing concerns 55 Step into spring Footwear to stock in 2018 70 The Bank of England launches new Banknote Checking Scheme With the new polymer £10 note released in September, ensure no counterfeit notes are passing through your hands.This is what The Bank of England has to say… 73 Fresh faced The exciting brands and products to watch this year 83 The golden age The latest jewellery trends 88 Cashing in Our pick of this season’s wallets and purses 93 Go to waist The best belts of the moment FEATURES 9 6 94 Getting the right domain name Intelligent Retail’s David Fairhurst explains how to avoid the pitfalls of choosing a domain name for your business’ website 96 Purple reign With Pantone celebrating Prince’s legacy with a shade of his own, purple is the colour of the season. Add accents of violet, amethyst, mauve and lilac to give your shop floor an autumn/winter 2017 feel and pay tribute to an icon 98 Meeting customers’ expectations BrightPearl’s CEO Derek O’Carroll reveals the five best practices for omni- channel fulfilment 100 Are you up to speed on protecting your trade secrets? ACID’s CEO Dids Macdonald explains the importance of protecting your company’s trade secrets and how to keep them 49 29 Top billing A sneak peek of what to expect from Top Drawer Spring 43 Shining bright IJL 2017 marked another successful year for the jewellery industry 49 Take the high road What to expect from Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring 2018 64 Giving its all With one-of-a-kind gift and homeware finds, Giving & Living is the 2018 trade calendar’s first destination 69 Paris match A look ahead to the leading French accessories trade show, Première Classe 79 Follow the source Find out more about Fashion SVP 80 The art of living Homi’s eighth edition was another successful meeting of living trends, traditional values and product innovation SHOWS