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Breitling ceo Georges Kern.

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Breitling to Add Women’s Watches Starting in Spring 2020

“No one wants to wait anymore.” Chief executive officer Georges Kern told WWD that watches should be available for purchase as soon as they’re shown.

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Technology

Old Watches, New Tech Investments

Watchbox is a pre-owned watch retailer surging into the market with sights on global expansion, citing 30 to 40 percent growth each year.

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Watches

Breitling to Partner With Ironman Triathlon

The Swiss brand has become the official luxury watch of the race series and has created a special Ironman-logoed, Superocean timepiece.

clock July 25, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

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Watches

Breitling Opts Out of 2020 Baselworld, Rolex to Expand Fair Space

The watchmaker cited the later timing of next year’s fair, but did not rule out returning the following year.

clock April 15, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Watches

CEO TALKS: Breitling’s Georges Kern on Transformation and Ownership

The Swiss watch brand’s ceo discusses changes he has instituted in the last 18 months, and the future of the industry.

clock March 21, 2019Haig Simonian

Breitling ceo Georges Kern.

Watches

Breitling’s Georges Kern on Jump-starting China

The watchmaker is a latecomer to the market but its new ceo believes a sporty, Millennial-targeted look will help it succeed.

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Inside the Watches of Switzerland SoHo flagship.

Watches

Watches of Switzerland Opens First U.S. Flagship in New York’s SoHo

The 8000-square-foot flagship is the lead-up to what will be two stores in New York, the second bowing at the Hudson Yards development in March 2019.

clock November 29, 2018Thomas Waller

Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronoworks

Watches

Breitling Confirms Appointment of Georges Kern as CEO, Shareholder

He replaces Jean-Paul Girardin, who will become Breitling’s vice president.

clock July 17, 2017Samantha Conti

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Watches

Could Breitling Deal Signal More Consolidation in Luxury Watches?

Breitling, one of the last remaining independent Swiss watchmakers, is to be snapped up by CVC Capital Partners.

clock May 1, 2017Alex Wynne

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Mergers and Acquisitions

CVC Capital Acquires Breitling

The deal ends months of speculation that the firm, one of Switzerland’s last remaining independent watchmakers, was ripe for acquisition.

clock April 28, 2017Alex Wynne

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Watches

Tudor and Breitling Alliance Sparks Speculation

The Swiss watchmakers have agreed to exchange movements, in what points to closer links between the two fiercely independent brands.

clock April 5, 2017Haig Simonian

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Watches

Watch Trend: Dark Dial Watches

Nighttime watches for men and women are making a comeback across all price points and many of them have dark faces — perfect for the midnight hour.

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