Business

At Your Service: The Helping Hands In Fashion

clock August 23, 2019Kathryn Hopkins and Evan Clark

Business

Foot Locker's Q2 Earnings Disappoint Investors

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Business

Nordstrom Spotlights Sustainable Fashion

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Swatch Group

A view of a Swatch store in New York

Financial

Swatch Group H1 Net Profit Falls 11.3% Amid Crackdown on Gray Market

Revenues were down 4.4 percent as political unrest impacted sales in Hong Kong, the world’s number-one market for Swiss watches.

clock July 17, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Charles Villoz, Simon Baker and Matthieu Baumgartner

Watches

Longines Hones Market-by-Market Approach After Exiting Baselworld

The watch label has held two product events with U.S. retailers since the start of the year.

clock June 18, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Simon Baker at Longines Prix de Diane

People

Simon Baker on Surfing, Riding Horses and Incarnating Elegance

The Australian actor was in Chantilly for the Longines-sponsored Prix de Diane horse race.

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Nick Hayek

Watches

Swatch Group Warns LVMH, Richemont Over Watch Parts

Nick Hayek, Swatch’s ceo, said the group would no longer supply LVMH and Richemont brands with parts after their contracts run out at the end of the year.

clock March 14, 2019Haig Simonian

Tissot Bella Ora Piccola

Watches

Tissot Aims for Growth in the U.S.

The watch company’s global president wants to see the U.S. among its top markets.

clock February 22, 2019Misty White Sidell

Watches & Wonders Miami, which is being held this weekend, is becoming a must-stop for high-end watch brands to reach new and existing clients.

Watches

Luxury Watch Brands Head to Miami

Watches & Wonders Miami, being held this weekend, is evolving into an international platform for the category.

clock February 14, 2019Rebecca Kleinman

A view of a Swatch store in New York

Financial

Swatch Group Reports 6.1% Sales Rise for 2018, Flags Tough December

Projecting “healthy growth” for 2019, the group said January has started with “solid growth.”

clock January 31, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Baselworld fair

Watches

What to Watch: Timepiece Industry Set for Further Transformation

The upcoming year will be a transition for trade fairs SIHH and Baselworld, who plan to hold their events back-to-back starting in 2020.

clock January 3, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Baselworld exhibitor Breguet is among Swatch group brands that won't attend the fair next year

Watches

Swatch Group Labels to Meet With Retailers in Zurich in March

The Swiss watchmaker has timed the meetings to coincide with Baselworld, after pulling out of the watch fair earlier this year.

clock December 19, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Baselworld exhibitor Breguet is among Swatch group brands that won't attend the fair next year

Watches

Watch Industry Questions Trade Show Format as Baselworld Struggles

Trade show organizers scramble to shore up their events while brands reconsider the tradition in a digital age.

clock November 13, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Swatch Group is the latest major watch company to pull out of the Baselworld exhibition, following the decision last year by Movado Group.

Watches

Swatch’s Exit Sparks Questions Over Baselworld’s Future

The watch group was the fair’s largest exhibitor, and its departure comes as brands increasingly are focused on selling direct to consumers.

clock July 31, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Basel, Switzerland, is set to host the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery show.

Watches

Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld

The group had shown brands Longines, Tissot, Breguet and Omega at the annual Swiss watchmaker event.

clock July 30, 2018Mimosa Spencer

The Swatch store in Times Square.

Financial

Swatch Group Sales Rise 12.6% in First Half

The Swiss watch company clocked double-digit sales growth in North America.

clock July 18, 2018Mimosa Spencer

TAG Heuer has partnered with China's Lunar Exploration Program

Watches

Allure of Chinese Market Reshapes Watchmaking Industry

Chinese watch buyers are keeping a closer eye on value for money and increasingly turning to digital avenues for their purchases.

clock May 30, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Alexandra Connell, the founder of Patti + Ricky.

Fashion Scoops

Patti + Ricky Focuses on Inclusive Design With New York Pop-up and Collaborations

Patti + Ricky will open its first pop-up store in New York this fall and aims to partner with designers and department stores.

clock May 1, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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