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Versace store Milan Italy

Financial

Michael Kors, Versace Parent Company Anticipates 70 Percent Dip in Revenues

That’s on top of the $551 million profit loss last quarter.

clock July 1, 2020Kellie Ell

WEMPE 2020

Jewelry

Wempe Jewelers Launches Messika Paris

The family-owned retailer has partnered with Parisian diamond house as an official retail channel.

clock June 22, 2020Thomas Waller

Frédéric Arnault

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Frédéric Arnault Gears Up for CEO Role at Tag Heuer

The 25-year-old executive has played a pivotal role bolstering the digital firepower of the brand.

clock June 4, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Net-a-porter-jewelry-campaign

Jewelry

Can COVID-19 Ease the Resistance to Buying Hard Luxury Online?

The pandemic did not stop the upward trajectory of online sales for watch and jewelry, as both categories are thriving at Farfetch, Net-a-porter, Moda Operandi and Threads Styling.

clock June 1, 2020Martino Carrera and Mimosa Spencer

Shinola's latest watch is called "The Champ."

Fashion Scoops

Shinola to Launch ‘The Champ’ Watch to Honor Health-care Workers

The multicolored, limited-edition timepiece was originally planned to launch during the Summer Olympics.

clock May 29, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

A view of a Swatch store in New York

Watches

Swiss Watch Exports Collapse in April Amid Shutdowns

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

clock May 26, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Baselworld - outside the show hall

Watches

Baselworld Cancels 2021 Edition, Settles With Departing Labels

Organizer MCH Group is considering new platforms for the smaller brands that remain.

clock May 7, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Tag Heuer connected watch

Watches

LVMH Watch Labels Quit Baselworld

LVMH labels Zenith, Tag Heuer, Hublot and Bulgari plan to show in Geneva in April 2021.

clock April 17, 2020Mimosa Spencer

A look from Bulova.

Business Features

Bulova Rolls Out ‘Tune of Time’ on Instagram, Adds Spotify Playlists

Timepiece company Bulova expands its “Tune of Time” initiative and launches Spotify playlists.

clock April 8, 2020Tracey Meyers

Teslar by Timex

Watches

Timex Group Explores Wearable Wellness Technology, Sustainability

The watch group also continues to focus on its fashion brands’ licenses with the addition of Missoni and Furla, said Paolo Marai, president and ceo of the Luxury Division.

clock March 6, 2020Luisa Zargani

A Movado watch.

Fashion Scoops

Movado Cancels Davos Watch Conference Over Coronavirus

Movado has canceled what would have been its third annual watch conference in Davos, Switzerland.

clock February 28, 2020Misty White Sidell

Vacheron Constantin's Egerie watch

Watches

Watches & Wonders Cancels April Show in Geneva Citing Coronavirus

The cancellation adds to a fast-growing list of coronavirus-related event cancellations amid fears of its spread. 

clock February 27, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Jean-Christophe Babin

Jewelry

CEO Talks: Bulgari’s Jean-Christophe Babin on Collective Game, Jewelry Signs and Romanity

Since his arrival in 2013, Babin has focused on expanding the Rome-based company’s product offer, developing its manufacturing capabilities, global distribution and international footprint with the goal of creating new jobs. 

clock December 20, 2019Luisa Zargani

A preview of the Missoni watch line.

Watches

Missoni Signs Watch License With Timex

The products will enter the market for fall 2020.

clock December 4, 2019Martino Carrera

Timex Giorgio Galli S1 Automatic timepiece.

Watches

Timex Unveils Premium Watch for 165th Anniversary

The Giorgio Galli S1 Automatic timepiece is the first to bear the name of the group’s design director.

clock November 18, 2019Martino Carrera

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