Manchester jewellers, William May, announces 40% year-on-year growth


A Manchester-based jeweller is celebrating after its best 12-month trading period yet.

Jewellers William May is pleased to report continued company growth particularly across its second-hand jewellery range, seeing a huge 40% growth in overall sales year-on-year.

The company, which specialises in pre-owned vintage jewellery and luxury second-hand watches, has also recently seen three new members join the team in the last three months. Two of the three new recruits have joined the customer services team, and the third will lead William May’s social media.

Spokesperson for William May, Nick Withington explains: “2019 was another successful year at William May, with strong incremental growth year-on-year. Our aim for 2020 is to continue to cement our position as the go-to place for unique one-off pieces as well as luxury pre-owned watches.

“The new jewellery category has also been a big growth area for us over the past year, and we hope this area continues to thrive into 2020.”

William May has been involved in the British jewellery industry for almost 200 years, and supply a vast array of exquisite vintage jewellery that you simply won’t find in a high street store. For more information, visit: