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Baume's Making Time Campaign

Watches

Richemont Debuts Its First New Watch Brand, Baume

Luxury group launches first new watch brand, which aims to trade on acquired brand Baume & Mercier’s heritage while pushing sustainability.

clock May 15, 2018Marcy Medina

Pete McLeod of Canada poses for a photograph during the first stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on January 29, 2018.

Watches

Hamilton Marks 100 Years as Aviator Watch Pioneer

The company is marking the milestone with the appointment of Canadian aerobatic race pilot Pete McLeod as its newest brand ambassador.

clock May 7, 2018Constance Droganes

Karl Lagerfeld.

Watches

EXCLUSIVE: Karl Lagerfeld Signs Watch Licensing Deal With Swarovski

The fashion label’s watches had been produced under license by Fossil Inc. since 2011.

clock May 7, 2018Joelle Diderich

Ulysse Nardin ad campaign

Watches

Sharks Rule Ulysse Nardin Campaign

The first publicity drive from new ceo Patrick Pruniaux pushes the high-end watchmaker’s nautical roots into cityscapes.

clock May 2, 2018Mimosa Spencer

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Watches

IWC Unveils Sustainability Report

This is the first report aligned with the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative — a first in the Swiss luxury watch industry.

clock April 16, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Breitling Navitimer 1 Automatic 38

Watches

Watchmakers Show Off Survival Tools for an Apple Age at Baselworld

Exhibitors doubled down on mechanical skills in their fight against the industry’s bogeyman, the Apple Watch.

clock April 3, 2018Mimosa Spencer

José Mourinho, Diego Maradona and Usain Bolt at Hublot soccer event

Watches

Baselworld Opens With Gusto Despite Doubts About Future

Hublot kicked off festivities with a star-studded soccer match including Diego Maradona, Usain Bolt and José Mourhino.

clock March 22, 2018Mimosa Spencer

A look from Alexandre Meerson.

Watches

It’s All a Blur: Brands See Boundaries Between Offline, Online Dissolve

The big watch brands need to be everywhere if they want to capture a new audience.

clock March 22, 2018Samantha Conti

Panerai's first and only chief executive officer, Angelo Bonati.

Watches

CEO Talks: Panerai’s Angelo Bonati on Retirement and Building the Brand

After 20 years, the luxury watch brand’s first and only ever chief executive officer retires at the end of March.

clock March 22, 2018Tiffany Ap

Asia has become a bright spot once again for the watch business. Above, Sam Hines, the global head of watches for Sotheby's holds up a timepiece.

Watches

Uptick in Asia Has Watches Sector Feeling Bullish Again

The trade in Asia — both retail and second-hand — is roaring again after a few sleepy years, but buyer behavior has evolved.

clock March 22, 2018Tiffany Ap

Vintage Omega Seamaster 300 from 1957

Watches

Watchmakers Look to Vintage, Secondhand Pieces to Get Closer to Clients

On the hunt for new ways to engage with clients, watchmakers are increasingly eyeing vintage and pre-owned timepieces.

clock March 22, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Chanel Boyfriend skeleton caibre 3 watch

Watches

Watchmakers to Confront Uncertainty at Baselworld

The industry tries to sharpen its focus amid turmoil caused by the Apple Watch.

clock March 22, 2018Mimosa Spencer

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Watches

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 12.9% in February

The growth figures come as watchmakers prepare to meet at the annual Baselworld bonanza this week.

clock March 20, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Movado will mark its 135th anniversary at Baselworld, and ceo Efraim Grinberg discussed the storied brand’s history and what’s ahead.

Watches

Movado Opts Out of Baselworld, Sets Its Own Summit in Davos

Ceo Efraim Grinberg looks to move beyond the trade show mold, reinvesting funds Movado would have spent on Baselworld into new initiatives.

clock March 7, 2018Misty White Sidell

Shinola Silver Lake

Watches

Shinola Sees Executive Shake-up

President and cofounder Jacques Panis has stepped down, to be replaced by the firm’s VP for watch development.

clock February 22, 2018Misty White Sidell

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