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.
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.