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Vuzix Blade AR CES Alexa

Technology

Wrist and Face Tech Are Down, but Not Out

Smartwatches, AR tech and VR goggles are going through growing pains, but they’re still expected to grow. And thrive.

clock June 19, 2018Adriana Lee

Shawn Mendes fronting the new Emporio Armani watch collection ad campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Emporio Armani Extends Partnership With Shawn Mendes

The artist will be the face of the label’s entire watch collection throughout 2018.

clock June 6, 2018Martino Carrera

vitbit versa smartwatch wearable

Technology

Fitbit to Send Data to Doctors Using Google’s Cloud

Fitbit trackers and Google’s cloud join forces, giving Apple Watch’s health-care bid a run for its money.

clock April 30, 2018Adriana Lee

Fossil's Michele hybrid watch

Technology

Why Hybrid Watches Are Hot — And Getting Hotter

Analog-digital timepieces are expected to win the smartwatch popularity contest in four years. Fossil explains why.

clock March 8, 2018Adriana Lee

Apple apple watch tim cook smartwatch

Technology

Revenge of the Wearables — Wrist Gizmos Grew 7.7% in Q4

Not only are smartwatches not dead, says IDC, business is still growing.

clock March 1, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

175 Million Europeans Predicted to Use Contactless Payment Services

Wearable devices are upping the frequency of tap-and-go purchase methods.

clock February 26, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Michael Kors Access Sofie Smartwatch

Technology

New Michael Kors Chatbot Wants to Talk Up Smartwatches

The fashion brand’s new chatbot aims to serve current and potential owners of its Access Sofie smartwatches.

clock January 30, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Fossil Partners Introduce Slew of Smartwatch Announcements

The watchmaker announces new color ways, alongside new wearables by Misfit, Kate Spade and Skagen.

clock January 9, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Fashion Helped Fuel 7.3% Growth in Wearables Worldwide

New IDC report offers good news for smartwatches. But single-purpose devices like fitness trackers took a hit last quarter.

clock November 30, 2017Adriana Lee

Versus Fire Island glitter watches.

Watches

Steven Barbery Joins Madaluxe Group as Executive Vice President

Madaluxe Group is growing its team. The luxury distribution firm, which made a deal with Timex in January, has tapped Steven Barbery to oversee the Madaluxe Timepieces division. He was previously the vice president of Michele watches and the vice president of luxury brands at Fossil Group. Adam Freede, cofounder and president of Madaluxe Group, […]

clock November 9, 2017Aria Hughes

Marc Jacobs launches hybrid smartwatch.

Technology

Still Ticking: Smartwatches

The tech is now in the hands of experts who know what people want to wear.

clock November 7, 2017Adriana Lee

Watches

Michele Watches Aims for Comeback With Smartwatch Launch

The brand launches a hybridized connected watch today with an eye toward recapturing market share and consumer loyalty.

clock October 10, 2017Misty White Sidell

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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Madelaine Petsch in a style from her Prive Revaux collaboration.

Business

Privé Revaux Takes on Private Equity Partner

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