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Pessimism of Swiss watchmakers climbs, report finds

Swiss watchmakers are the most pessimistic about the industry that they’ve been in the last four years, owing to the strength of the Swiss Franc and the increasing competition from smartwatches.


Movado relaunches website, debuts new ambassador

As it introduces a redesigned website with new features to help guide consumers through the shopping experience, Movado also has announced actress Alexandra Daddario as the newest face of the brand.


Richard Burton’s Omega sells for $12K

Purchased during Silverstone Auctions’ Salon Privé sale, the 1970 Constellation was a gift from Burton’s longtime love, Elizabeth Taylor.


Silverstone to auction Richard Burton’s watch

The auction house is selling the Omega Constellation Elizabeth Taylor gave to Richard Burton in 1970, after he was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire.


In selling Apple Watch, London joins elite list

London Jewelers is slated to begin selling the Apple Watch Edition in two of its stores Friday, making it the lone U.S. specialty jeweler on the curated list of boutiques carrying the smartwatch.


Swatch says sales up, retail business strong

Swatch Group reported Thursday that despite pressure from the rising value of the Swiss franc net sales increased 4 percent in the first half of 2015 and its retail business was strong.


Reissue of ‘The Rolex Bible’ now available

The Rolex guide from Zimbals helps retailers evaluate the brand’s watches and gives them tips on identifying fakes as well as examples of current counterfeits.


Antiquorum launches e-commerce site

The Antiquorum Watch Boutique is an online watch store that focuses primarily on accessibly priced watches.


Breitling’s new Emergency now available in US

The watch, which has been awaiting FCC approval since its reintroduction at Baselworld 2013, will be available to retailers starting in July.