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clock 23hDavid Moin


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Watch brands are striving for balance in these rocky times. Companies showing at Baselworld 2009 are tryingto ignite consumer interest, while retaining a recession-sensitive sensibility. SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A Chanel watch.

Accessory Trends

Turning Up the Dial on Watch Innovation

Negotiating rough waters following a dismal holiday season and first quarter, watch brands convening at Baselworld 2009 see the event as an important barometer.

clock March 26, 2009Katya Foreman

Amanda Seyfried's ad for Movado.

Marketing and Promotion

Luxury Watch Brands Turn to Target Marketing

Luxury advertising is struggling this year, with many brands cutting ad budgets, delaying media buys, and planning more targeted buys for late 2009.

clock March 26, 2009Amy Wicks

The price of gold has hit new highs.


Gold Prices Tarnishing Watch, Jewelry Sales

The global downturn has impacted luxury, but one of its less obvious effects has made firms pay particular attention to gold prices.

clock March 26, 2009Matthew Lynch


Accessory Trends

Dial In: Men and Women’s Newest Timepieces

From color-saturated gemstone cases to mechanical collectables, here’s a look at the newest women’s and men’s timepieces launching at Baselworld 2009.

clock March 26, 2009Talya Cousins

A Mikimoto ring.


Jewelers Bank on Emotion and Diversity

Adornments of gold and gemstones have a special place in the hearts of consumers, giving the fine jewelry community some solace through the recession.

clock March 26, 2009Sophia Chabbott

Swiss timepiece sales have seen declines.


Swiss Watch Exports on the Decline

GENEVA — Swiss watch exports are expected to contract in 2009 as the global economic slump deepens.

clock March 26, 2009John Zarocostas and Katya Foreman


Accessory Trends

Baselworld Tick Talk

A look at some buzzworthy debuts at Baselworld.

clock March 26, 2009Caroline Tell


Accessory Trends

Baselword Tick Talk: Fossil’s Silver Celebration

Fossil Inc. is looking into the past to embrace its future.

clock March 26, 2009Caroline Tell


Accessory Trends

Baselworld Tick Talk: Crystal Clear Swarovski

Swarovski is crystalizing time. The Austrian crystal house and accessories firm is introducing a collection of watches at Basel.

clock March 26, 2009Caroline Tell


Accessory Trends

Baselworld Tick Talk: Breitling’s Birthday

Breitling is bringing it home. In honoring its 125th birthday, the watch company is producing its latest watch entirely in-house.

clock March 26, 2009Caroline Tell

TX Watches is rolling out the 500LE World Time Limited Edition.

Accessory Trends

Baselworld Tick Talk: TX World Traveler

TX Watches is rolling out the 500LE World Time Limited Edition.

clock March 26, 2009Caroline Tell


Today's Must Read

A woman walks past a Tiffany & Co. store at a shopping mall in Beijing. The designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other industries. That is jolting brands such as Louis Vuitton and Burberry that increasingly rely on Chinese customers who spend $90 billion a year on jewelry, clothes and other high-end goods. The industry already is facing pressure to keep up as China's big spenders shift to buying more at the spreading networks of luxury outlets in their own countryLuxury Shopping Chill, Beijing, China - 29 Nov 2018


Tiffany Looks Past Wealth Effect Declines to Bullish Second Half

clock 22hEvan Clark

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