Watches

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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

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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

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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

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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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Watches

Luxury Watches to Be on Display in Miami

Watches & Wonders Miami is being held over Presidents’ Day weekend to lure collectors — and buyers.

clock February 16, 2018Rebecca Kleinman

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Watches

Bucherer Group Acquires Tourneau

The acquisition allows Bucherer to expand its footprint in the U.S. market.

clock January 31, 2018Vicki M. Young

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Watches

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.

clock January 24, 2018Mimosa Spencer

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Watches

For WatchBox, Time Is Right for Resellers

WatchBox aims to seize on renewed interest around watch reselling.

clock January 23, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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Watches

Luxury Watchmakers Head to Geneva Fair With New Hopes

Emerging from a period of retrenchment, SIHH exhibitors are battling for the discerning, post-crisis consumer.

clock January 12, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Hodinkee x Swatch

Watches

Swatch, Hodinkee Collaborate on Watch

Swatch’s latest release marks its first collaboration with a watch publication.

clock December 11, 2017Misty White Sidell

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Watches

Omega Focuses on Women’s Market With New Designs, Kaia Gerber

The watchmaker joins a timepiece industry movement in focusing on women’s designs.

clock December 7, 2017Misty White Sidell

Omega’s Seamaster Planet Ocean coaxial master chronometer, 45.5-mm. sedna gold on black leather strap with rubber lining.

Watches

Omega Opens First E-commerce Platform

The web site is only accessible to U.S.-based consumers.

clock November 20, 2017Misty White Sidell

Olivier Reza.

Watches

Olivier Reza Named CEO of Watch Rental Service Eleven James

The investment banker-turned-jeweler is overseeing the relaunch of the company’s web site as it expands its consignment offer.

clock November 17, 2017Joelle Diderich

Baselworld expects to halve exhibitor numbers in 2018.

Watches

Baselworld Trade Show to Halve Exhibitor Numbers in 2018

Hit by waning demand and the rise of smartwatches, the industry’s leading showcase is set to welcome 600 to 700 exhibitors in 2018.

clock November 16, 2017Joelle Diderich

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