Akron, Ohio—Signet Jewelers Ltd. has announced one more acquisition as it carries on to increase its expert services segment.

On a contact with National Jeweler Wednesday afternoon, Chief Fiscal, Technique and Expert services Officer Joan Hilson reported the business has obtained the assets of the Assistance Jewellery Repair service National Fix Center, or SJR.

The price tag of the acquisition was not disclosed, although Signet verified it will retain SJR’s workforce, who will turn out to be Signet personnel and continue to be in their present-day locale.

Found in Brentwood, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville, SJR is a whole-service jeweler, watch maintenance centre, and retailer.

Previously owned by now-shut Service Items, the organization opened its first area in Madison, Tennessee, in 2002.

According to its web page, it expanded in 2003, opening a national repair service center in Brentwood that presently companies more than 4,000 outlets throughout the country.

The acquisition, “unlocks new abilities for us with the capacity to execute our have in-residence watch repairs as SJR is licensed to function on all big watch brand names,” pointed out Hilson.

She also explained the jeweler has programs for the lately shut Blue Nile achievement center in Seattle, which it will changeover into a central maintenance center that will company all Signet’s banners.

“The abilities that SJR and the Blue Nile center bring will enhance the abilities of our present staff of 1,800 jewelers and even further positions Signet as the most outstanding company provider in the industry these days,” stated Hilson.

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Signet has been bulking up its solutions phase in recent quarters.

Its services portfolio involves Rocksbox, the jewelry subscription small business it acquired in 2021, as perfectly as appraisals at pick out Kay Jewelers shops a new coverage plan at Jared, Kay and Zales and the ongoing rollout of its Vault Benefits client loyalty method.

The firm needs to grow its companies from a $500 million business into a $1.2 billion organization, Hilson reported Wednesday.

The acquisitions and new applications are “an illustration of our Inspiring Brilliance system in motion as we continue to leverage the strength of our harmony sheet to reinvest back into our business enterprise,” she explained. 

The spots of the assistance centers, one particular near the East and West coasts, will make improvements to turnaround time while supporting the Jared Foundry spots, a custom jewelry design encounter within find Jared destinations.

Signet believes customization has the likely to grow to be a $700 million business for it above time, said Hilson.

“It will also support us create a B2B business, as nicely as a mail-in [repairs] small business that will open up up sizable development,” she explained.

“We’re excited about the pros that it can provide for Signet’s advancement method but also [it will] provide self esteem to our clients that they’re creating a connection with a jeweler that can assistance not only new buys but any repair and service needs that they have.”

Signet Jewelers sits atop Countrywide Jeweler’s $100 Million Supersellers and Top rated 50 Specialty Jewelers lists, with additional than $7 billion in income last calendar year and much more than 2,800 stores throughout North The united states. 

By Amalia