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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.

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Watchmakers to Confront Uncertainty at Baselworld

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

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Mergers and Acquisitions

YNAP Approves Richemont’s Public Tender Offer

The YNAP board considers the share price of 38 euros “fair.”

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The YNAP headquarters in Milan.


Richemont Places Its First Euro Bond, Worth 3.75 billion

Net proceeds will be used for the group’s general corporate purposes and may fund the acquisition of YNAP.

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Market Regulator Approves Richemont’s Proposed Takeover of YNAP

Richemont will publish its offer document on March 18.

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EXCLUSIVE: Acne Studios Gears Up for a Sale, Adding Fuel to M&A Fire

The market may be awash in liquidity, but not all companies will swim in the riches.

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Lancel continues to build steam with its recent brand relaunch, building on key styles like the Charlie and Bianca, imagining them in mixed materials that feature hand-painted python. This season's introductions were the Max Hobo that features Seventies hardware on the strap, and the Ella, which channels a Seventies gypset spirit with a guitar-style shoulder strap and leather charms that will be right at home with the Coachella crowd.


Italy’s Piquadro Confirms Exclusive Talks With Richemont to Buy Lancel

Piquadro confirmed the talks in a statement issued to the Milan stock exchange.

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Italy’s Market Regulator Reopens Review of Richemont’s YNAP Offer

Italy’s stock market regulator Consob has reopened its review of Richemont’s offer for 100 percent of the shares in Yoox Net-a-porter Group.

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The YNAP headquarters in Milan.


Italy’s Stock Market Regulator Eager to See YNAP’s Year-End Results

The process will only slightly delay its review of Richemont’s offer document for YNAP.

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A Van Cleef & Arpels display.


Richemont Uncovers Counterfeiters Abusing Customer Service Line to Copy Designs

The alarm was raised when a woman called numerous times asking highly detailed questions about brands’ jewelry designs.

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Photographer Sues Richemont for $25M Over Cartier Advertisement

Photographer Albert Watson isn’t about to let Cartier off the hook for allegedly copying one of his best-known photos.

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Gold Pushes Past Refuge-Value Status at Couture Week

A rush of gold, including yellow diamonds, ran through jewelry collections at couture week in Paris.

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Luxury Watchmakers Gear Up for Online Square-Off

The industry showed off its new focus on the digital sphere at the high-end SIHH trade show in Geneva.

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Renzo Rosso Speaks Up on Richemont’s Bid to Buy YNAP

The entrepreneur, who has a stake in YNAP through his Red Circle Investments, said it was a “fantastic operation.”

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Richemont Offers up to 2.77B for All of YNAP

The luxury group was already the e-tailer’s main shareholder.

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