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Swatch Group, Swiss Watch Exports Signal Improving Business in U.S.

Swatch group executives said business has bounced back quickly when markets reopen.

Parmigiani Fleurier Names Guido Terreni CEO

Parmigiani Fleurier named Guido Terreni as CEO, recruiting a Bulgari veteran to replace Davide Traxler.

Swatch Group Posts Loss but Expects Improvement

Swatch Group, which owns Omega and Longines, posted an annual loss but expects business to improve this year.

Swiss Watch Exports Drop 35% in June Despite China Bump

The monthly statistics show signs of a recovery, noted Bernstein analysts.

Patek Philippe Expands Production Facility, Launches New Watch

The expansion project comes as Swiss watch exports continue to decline.

Swiss Watch Exports Collapse in April Amid Shutdowns

China was a bright patch, with a 16.1 percent decline over the month.

Swiss Watch Exports Down 21.9% in March, Steeper Drops Expected

A 43.2 percent decline in volumes represents the market situation better, said Federation of the Swiss Watch…

Swiss Watch Exports Rose 2.4% Last Year, Lifted by High-End Pieces

Volumes dipped below the level seen in the crisis year 2009.

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 1.5% Despite Steep Decline in Hong Kong

Exports to mainland China rose 17.6 percent, offering evidence that luxury purchases are shifting to other…

Swiss Watch Exports Down 0.4% in April as Hong Kong Weighs

Sales to Hong Kong, the industry's largest market, have slowed since late last year.

Swiss Watch Exports Gain Steam With 4.4% Rise in March

Pricey watches helped offset the ongoing decline of cheaper timepieces.

Swiss Watch Exports Increase 3.4% in February

Stockpiling before Brexit, and the sales of bi-metal and precious metal watches helped boost the rise.

Swiss Watch Exports Inch Up 0.2% in January

Growth from the U.S. market helping to offset a decline in sales to China.

Swiss Watch Exports Decline 2.8% in December

Sales of timepieces in China and Europe were down for the month.

Chanel Buys Stake in High-End Swiss Watch Parts Maker Kenissi

The company will present a new product featuring an automatic movement from Kenissi at Baselworld in March…