National Jeweler Network



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.


Tourneau exec tapped to lead Bremont in US

The British watch brand announced late Thursday that Larry Barkley has been named president of its North American operations.


Adweek: Shinola’s the ‘coolest brand in America’

After the Detroit-based watch company was featured in a segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the magazine explored Shinola’s rise to stardom.


MacArthur’s Jaeger-LeCoultre sells for $94K

The watch that belonged to the five-star general known for his service in Pacific theater during World War II more than quadrupled its highest pre-sale estimate.  


Rolex’s new global CEO to take office in mid-June

Rolex SA’s board of directors announced late Thursday that Jean-Frédéric Dufour, the company’s third CEO since 2008, officially will take office on June 17.