membership benefits

As an independent retail jeweller, you may believe that joining our collective will mean that you lose your independence in buying, marketing and developing your business. Nothing could be further from the truth, as our fiercely independent members can prove.



Become a CMJ Retailer Member

The Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ) is the voice of independent retail jewellers. We are the largest buying group for jewellery and watches in the UK and Ireland and our aim is to provide our members with first-class support, business services and access to leading jewellery and watch brands and suppliers.

Our business is run by a democratically elected board of independent retailers and, as a co-operative, profits at the end of each financial year are distributed back to the membership.

While CMJ retail members enjoy financial advantages as part of our group, many of our members have joined because of the networking opportunities we provide them with, along with vital marketing, training and media support.

Retailers who become members of the CMJ benefit from:

As an independent retail jeweller, you may believe that joining our collective will mean that you lose your independence in buying, marketing and developing your business. Nothing could be further from the truth, as our fiercely independent members can prove.

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Become a member

What our Members Say

"Joining the group and using its facilities has assisted me in gaining a competitive edge over other independents and multiples on the high street. Every independent jeweller in the UK should give serious thought as to why they are not in the group. I can't think of a good reason why any independent retailer in the UK wouldn't join."

Keith Peryer, John Bull & Co., Bedford

"The Company of Master Jewellers is a non-profit making group so we are particularly impressed with the return on profit that is annually distributed back to members. My advice to any independent jeweller is that they should pick up the phone and apply for membership. Don't hesitate any longer, just do it."

Dominic Wakefield, Wakefields Jewellers, Horsham, West Sussex

"I have been stopped in my local high street and congratulated on how an independent local retailer can offer such high-quality retail brochures and catalogues to their customers. The marketing support is really excellent, and that is just one of the many, many benefits that the group offers."

Stephen Hughes, Stephen Hughes Fine Diamonds, Swansea

More Information and How to Apply

All of the information about the benefits of being part of the CMJ, and how the group works, can be found in the Members Prospectus, which you can download here.
For an informal, no-obligation discussion about membership and requirements, contact Lucy Reece-Raybould in confidence on 01788 540250 or on lucy@masterjewellers.co.uk.
Alternatively, you can complete this short contact form and we will get in touch.



Become an Approved Supplier

The Company of Master Jewellers (CMJ) is the largest jewellery and watch buying group in the UK and Ireland. We offer our approved suppliers a unique opportunity to work with our high-quality membership of independent retailers.

We have a wide portfolio of retailers as members – from small family businesses through to contemporary jewellers – in market towns, cities and shopping centres across the UK and Ireland. Our members are forward-thinking, successful retail jewellers with highly profitable businesses. As an approved supplier of the CMJ, you can be assured you are working with viable, professional retailers.

Our approved suppliers include international jewellery industry leaders, who benefit from unique business opportunities and yet remain free to choose which retailers to partner with.

Our approved suppliers benefit from:

Being an approved supplier to the CMJ means that you have unrivalled access to a network of viable, professional, financially stable jewellers with whom you can form unique and long-lasting business partnerships.


What our Approved Suppliers Say

“Our partnership with the CMJ continues to exceed our expectations; not only does it give us easy access to some of the UK’s most influential jewellery and watch retailers, but it encourages the exchange of information that ensures the progressive development of our industry."

Hayley Quinn. MD UK and Ireland Swarovski (CGB)

"Accessibility to the largest collective of independent and mini-multiple jewellers remains pivotal in the growth of the Citizen watch brand."

Mark Robinson, Managing Director, Citizen Watch UK

More Information and How to Apply

We ask our approved suppliers to meet strict criteria to ensure we offer our retailers the widest possible selection of quality jewellery, watches and services in terms of styles, price points and support service offering.
To become a CMJ approved supplier, your business must have UK representation and agree preferential terms for our members, in addition to having an assured supply chain. Please note that you must have a unique product offering or price deal, or be an outstanding service provider, to be considered as an approved supplier.
All of the information about the benefits of being part of the CMJ, and how the group works, can be found in the Suppliers Prospectus, which you can download here.
To register your interest in becoming an approved supplier to the Company of Master Jewellers, please complete the application form here.

 
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