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

Baume Icon Watch


Richemont Buys Watchfinder, Purveyor of Pre-Owned Watches Online and Off-line

Cartier’s owner said it reached a private agreement with the company’s shareholders. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

clock June 1, 2018Samantha Conti



IWC Unveils Sustainability Report

This is the first report aligned with the standards of the Global Reporting Initiative — a first in the Swiss luxury watch industry.

clock April 16, 2018Lorelei Marfil

A look from Alexandre Meerson.


It’s All a Blur: Brands See Boundaries Between Offline, Online Dissolve

The big watch brands need to be everywhere if they want to capture a new audience.

clock March 22, 2018Samantha Conti

Olivier Reza.


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

The Panthère de Cartier watch.


Time Will Tell: Watch Brands at SIHH Hope for Better 2017

After job cuts, slashing of inventories and other cost-saving measures last year, executives hope the worst is behind them.

clock January 23, 2017Haig Simonian

Isabelle Huppert attends 'Decoding The Beauty Of Time' Da Vinci watches collection launch, Geneva, Switzerland - 17 Jan 2017

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Taylor Schilling, Isabelle Huppert Take Time for IWC Watches in Geneva

This year’s annual party was the swan song of Georges Kern, who is taking on a bigger role at parent Richemont.

clock January 18, 2017Haig Simonian

Ryan Reynolds

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Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Schilling Appear at Geneva Watch Show

Reynolds made an appearance at the Piaget stand, while Schilling was billed as a friend of IWC.

clock January 17, 2017Haig Simonian

Cartier Love bracelet


Richemont Warns of Sharp Slide in Profits as Hard Luxury Stalls

Six-month operating profit is set to be down 45 percent.

clock September 14, 2016Samantha Conti

A ring from the Cactus de Cartier collection


British Appeals Court’s Counterfeit Ruling Forces ISPs to Act

The onus remains on Internet service providers to block rogue e-commerce sites.

clock August 15, 2016Samantha Conti

A diamond flower necklace with three detachable brooches by Van Cleef & Arpels


Watch Sales, Tourism Changes Weigh on Richemont

Luxury giant starts new fiscal year with double-digit declines in sales.

clock May 23, 2016Samantha Conti

Adriana Lima

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IWC Hosts Gala at Geneva Watch Show

Rob Brydon was master of ceremonies at the event that drew 700 VIP guests, including Hilary Swank, Christoph Waltz and Rosamund Pike.

clock January 20, 2016Haig Simonian


IWC Teams With Public School on Video Series

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne of Public School have teamed with IWC Schaffhausen on a series of short videos for IWC’s new Portofino 37 watch collection.

clock October 21, 2015Lauren McCarthy


IWC Schaffhausen’s Third Annual “For the Love of Cinema” Dinner

clock April 17, 2015WWD Staff



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