Hit by waning demand and the rise of smartwatches, the industry’s leading showcase is set to welcome 600 to 700 exhibitors in 2018.
As smartwatches settle into the market, jewelry timepieces are finding new fanfare as dressier, persona-driven alternatives.
Watchmakers and jewelers continue to face significant challenges, but most brands remain upbeat about 2017.
Customers will be able to “compose” their personal Serpenti using a dedicated app installed on a tablet, with a total of 312 options on tap.
After a tough and lingering slog, watchmakers hope they’ve turned the corner and are holding their breath about the year ahead.
The jewelry designer presented the Policromia collection at the Baselworld fair in Switzerland.
The Swiss watch industry gears up to deal with the advent of smartwatches, changes in China and Hong Kong and other market pressures.
Movado will mark its 135th anniversary at Baselworld, and ceo Efraim Grinberg discussed the storied brand’s history and what’s ahead.