Fast Times in Watches: Firms See Boom for Uber-Luxury Styles

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The high-end Swiss watch industry seems to be isolated from the economic storm. While the weak dollar is putting pressure on prices and consumer spending, the U.S. market has continued to deliver solid growth, particularly in high-price echelons.

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