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fossil baselworld

Business

The Fossil Smartwatch Push Continues at Baselworld

The watchmaker is updating its wearable tech offering at the watch fair, incorporating Android Wear 2.0 into some styles.

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Clockwise from lower left: Mondaine, Movado, Glashutte, Omega, Bulgari and Breitling.

Accessories

Watch Trend: Dark Dial Watches

Nighttime watches for men and women are making a comeback across all price points and many of them have dark faces — perfect for the midnight hour.

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DressingRoom by Gap

Business

AI-Informed Avatars Have Arrived, More Accurate Than Ever

The new technology boasts 90 percent accuracy on body measurements, sparking the question of the relevancy of in-store dressing rooms.

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Frederique Constant Manufacture Perpetual Calendar

Accessories

Industry Sees Wave of Takeovers

The sector’s tough times have resulted in the sale of a string of brands, with many of the buyers from the Far East.

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Terry J. Lundgren

Business

Terry J. Lundgren on Moving Aside and His New Role

Macy’s Inc. change-in-command is seen as a long yet well-orchestrated transition.

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Jeff Gennette

Business

Moving Up: Jeff Gennette on His Plans for Macy’s

Aggressive testing of new products and formats to reshape much of the business are in the works.

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Smartwatch Backlash: Ladies’ Watches Skew Glitzy, Feminine

Accessories

Smartwatch Backlash: Ladies’ Watches Skew Glitzy, Feminine

As smartwatches settle into the market, jewelry timepieces are finding new fanfare as dressier, persona-driven alternatives.

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A look from Corum.

Accessories

Corum Returns to Growth Path With Chinese Backing

Acquired by Citychamp Watch & Jewellery Group four years ago, the venerable Swiss watch brand has returned to profit with growing sales.

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A peek at the DKNY Minute

Fashion

DKNY Introduces Hybridized Smartwatch

The DKNY Minute will be unveiled today at the Baselworld fair.

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The interior of a shopping mall in Hong Kong.

Business

Salesforce Insights on Shifting Consumer Behaviors in a Mobile Landscape

Shoppers are more spontaneous due to alleviated friction points from digitized retail — here, head of consumer insights at Salesforce Commerce Cloud explains why.

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Basel, Switzerland is set to host the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery show.

Accessories

No Time for Doubt: Optimism Reigns as Baselworld Begins

Watchmakers and jewelers continue to face significant challenges, but most brands remain upbeat about 2017.

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Business

Jeff Gennette on Stores, Food, Technology and Meeting Ralph Lauren

The new Macy’s Inc. ceo discusses potential opportunities for the retailer and what Ralph Lauren knew about him during their first meeting.

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Accessories

Baselworld Facts and Figures

A few details about the world’s largest watch fair — and things to do when you’re not at the exhibition.

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Peyton List GUESS 1981 Fragrance Launch

Fashion

Peyton List, Madison Beer, Anwar Hadid Attend Guess 1981 Fragrance Launch

Peyton List, Madison Beer, Anwar Hadid Attend Guess 1981 Fragrance Launch

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A Lider store in Chile.

Business

Wal-Mart Steps Up Chilean Business

Despite a tough economy, the retailer is poised to expand.

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