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04/23/14

Report: Apple trademarking name for jewelry, watches

Apple reportedly has made filings in four different countries to extend its corporate trademark protection to include jewelry and watches, though it hasn’t yet moved to do so in the United States, a recent report states. 

04/21/14

Five new watches from TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer has updated the men’s and women’s Carerra models for 2014 ahead of a new and “very different” advertising campaign slated to launch in June.  

04/15/14

Rolex names new CEO

Rolex SA announced the appointment of its third CEO since 2008 on Tuesday, tapping current Zenith head Jean-Frédéric Dufour to lead the luxury watch brand. 

04/14/14

Rolex, Patek Philippe top Antiquorum sale

A Rolex Ref. 6263 “Paul Newman,” named after the actor-turned-racer, sold for $231,750 at Antiquorum, more than three times its pre-sale high estimate.

04/11/14

Founder’s grandson takes over at Raymond Weil

Swiss watch brand Raymond Weil announced Thursday that Elie Bernheim is its new CEO, taking over for his father, Olivier Bernheim. 

04/11/14

Patek Ref. 5207P sells for $866K, sets record

Yet another watch from Patek Philippe topped a global auction and set a new world record for one of the brand’s references when it sold for $866,667 at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Tuesday.  

04/07/14

From Basel: 5 new watches from Swarovski

A number of watches in rose gold PVD--a trend seen across the show--and lower-priced Octea watches were among the timepiece introductions from Austrian crystal company Swarovski. 

04/03/14

From Basel: 5 watches from Tissot

Tissot debuted what it says is the world’s first touch-screen watch powered by solar energy, extending its line of tactile watches first introduced in 1999. 

04/02/14

From Basel: 3 from Rado, 3 from Hamilton

Rado has extended its touch technology to men’s watches while Hamilton drew on models from the 1930s for inspiration in designing this year’s timepieces.