MCH Group, which organizes the annual event, said it had named Michel Loris-Melikoff to succeed her, effective July 1.
Exhibitors doubled down on mechanical skills in their fight against the industry’s bogeyman, the Apple Watch.
Hublot kicked off festivities with a star-studded soccer match including Diego Maradona, Usain Bolt and José Mourhino.
Ceo Efraim Grinberg looks to move beyond the trade show mold, reinvesting funds Movado would have spent on Baselworld into new initiatives.
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.