Business

Goldman Downgrades Tiffany Citing Slow Turn on High-End Business

clock September 22, 2017Evan Clark

Fashion

German Museum Details Jil Sander Solo Exhibition

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Fashion

Missoni RTW Spring 2018

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Jeff Williams, Apple's chief operating officer, shows new Apple Watch products at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus, in Cupertino, CalifApple Showcase, Cupertino, USA - 12 Sep 2017

Technology

Apple Stock Hit by Apple Watch 3 Connection Problems

Apple’s latest Watch is a wearable designed to work on its own, but at least in some cases, it doesn’t.

clock September 20, 2017Adriana Lee

Marc Jacobs launches hybrid smartwatch.

Fashion Scoops

Marc Jacobs Unveils Hybrid Watch

The hybrid smartwatch will be available for fall.

clock August 30, 2017Jessica Iredale

Two models of Movado's Edge watch.

Financial

Movado Stock Soars on Q2 Sales Growth

The Swiss watchmaker is starting to see turnaround efforts take hold.

clock August 29, 2017Kali Hays

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Financial

Fossil Posts $344.7M Second-Quarter Loss

The company said its strength in the wearables market could help it offset softness in the traditional watch category.

clock August 8, 2017Vicki M. Young

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Technology

Google Getting Fashionable With Smartwatches

The search giant is teaming with more brands as it sells connectivity on the wrist.

clock March 23, 2017Evan Clark

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Financial

Movado Sales Slip, Plans to Cut Costs and Focus on Web

The watchmaker saw sales fall for the quarter and the year, cementing plans for operational consolidation, including layoffs, and bigger investments in digital.

clock March 20, 2017Kali Hays

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Financial

Fossil Continues Sales Slide, Looks Toward Wearables Future

The company saw global net sales fall precipitously and its operating income shrink by more than half, but is hopeful that wearables will offer stability.

clock February 14, 2017Kali Hays

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Financial

iPhone and Apple Watch Set Sales Records

Apple sales for the quarter increased 3.3 percent to $78.4 billion, while iPhone sales reversed course after three quarters of declines.

clock January 31, 2017Maghan McDowell

Fitbit devices

Financial

Despite Leading in Wearables, Fitbit to Lay Off 6 Percent of Employees

The maker of increasingly diverse fitness trackers reported on Monday that growth is down and it would be laying off 110 employees.

clock January 30, 2017Maghan McDowell

Fossil smartwatches

Jewelry

CES 2017: Designing Wearables as Jewelry

As tech-enabled jewelry comes into its own, experts take the pulse of making beautiful and useful accessories.

clock January 9, 2017Maghan McDowell

Fitness trackers feature high consumer abandonment rates – how to curb this behavior.

Marketing and Promotion

How to Instill Activity Trackers as an Everyday Item

Consumers are on the fence about fitness trackers, often abandoning wearables due to frustrating operating systems, inaccuracy and just plain boredom.

clock December 27, 2016Elizabeth Doupnik

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Fitbit Acquires Pebble Software, Employees

The fitness tracker-maker did not acquire Pebble’s smartwatches, and Pebble will shut down operations.

clock December 7, 2016Maghan McDowell

Fitbit Flex

Accessory Trends

Apple Watch Falters While Basic Wearables Gain Ground

The IDC reports that basic wearables from Fitbit are winning, while advanced fitness trackers and smartwatches are struggling.

clock December 5, 2016Maghan McDowell

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Watches

Smartwatch Market Declines as Brands Wait to Switch Up Styles

Apple Watch maintained its smartwatch lead, but it is not immune to declines in the increasingly diverse global market.

clock October 24, 2016Maghan McDowell

Misfit Phase

Watches

Misfit Getting Into Smartwatches

Fossil, which owns Misfit, has previously introduced smartwatches from brands such as Chaps, Diesel, Emporio Armani, Fossil, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors and Skagen.

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