Ben Moss Jewellers

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Ben Moss Jewellers Western Canada Ltd.
Ben Moss Jewellers
Private
Industry Retail
Founded Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
(1910)
Founder Ben Moss
Headquarters Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Number of locations
16 (March 2017)
Area served
Canada
Products Jewellery

Ben Moss Jewellers Western Canada Ltd. is a Canadian jewellery store brand that was recently acquired by Charm Diamond Centres. Founded Winnipeg in 1910 by Ben Moss,[1] in 2010, the company had 63 stores in western and central Canada.[1] After over 100 years in business, the company announced in July, 2016 that it would be shutting down its operations including all 54 store locations. The company has been struggling to achieve profitable sales figures over a prolonged period. Their last CEO was Moss's grandson, Brent Trepel.[1]

In January 2017, Charm Diamond Centres announced it had acquired the brand rights to Ben Moss Jewellers. Charm rehired many former staff members and reopened 2 stores in Winnipeg, and also announced theirs intention to open several other stores in ensuing months.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Ben Moss Jewellers sparkles on after a century full of changes". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2015-12-01. 
  2. ^ Cash, Martin (January 12, 2017). "Works like a Charm: Ben Moss to reopen". Winnipeg Free Press. FP Canadian Newspapers. Retrieved 18 January 2017. 

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