A jewellery store is closing down after 31 years in business.
Atkinsons The Jewellers was launched in Sutton Coldfield in 1990 however its homeowners, husband and spouse staff Paul and Keeley Atkinson, have determined to shut the store.
The pair, aged 59 and 54 respectively, are retiring however plan to pursue different business pursuits and will likely be having a closing down sale to offload £2 million value of inventory.
Mr Atkinson has labored in the jewellery retail commerce since he was a schoolboy and by 19 years of age was the supervisor of a profitable store in Walsall earlier than launching his eponymous business along with his spouse in July 1990.
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The business moved to the Gracechurch Centre in 2018 after an extended spell in Birmingham Road and the couple additionally runs a gold, coin and bullion on-line business, with most of the store’s workers transferring to this enterprise.
He stated: “We started with £8,000 worth of stock and a huge amount of support from our family.
“I’m extremely happy with what now we have achieved, to come from nothing to the place we’re at present has taken an unbelievable quantity of dedication, dedication and arduous work and we’re delighted that we had been in a position to realise our dream.
“It’s been a wonderful 31 years, which we have thoroughly enjoyed, and now the time has come to retire from the retail jewellery trade and pursue other business interests.”