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09/25/14

Shinola expands into Europe with standalone store

Shinola is opening a brick-and-mortar location in London’s Soho district next month, marking the brand’s first standalone store outside the United States.  

09/22/14

Eisenhower’s Rolex fails to sell at auction

An 18-karat gold Rolex Oyster Ref. 6305 wristwatch given to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951 failed to sell last Wednesday, as bidding did not reach the reserve price established by the seller. 

09/17/14

Sea-Dweller of famous ocean lover for sale

One of the earliest-known Rolex Sea-Dweller Ref. 1665 watches that belonged to filmmaker and oceanographer Philippe Cousteau is expected to fetch up to $150,000 when it hits the auction block at Antiquorum Auctioneers later this month.  

09/16/14

Report: TAG Heuer to develop smartwatch

The head of LVMH’s watch division allegedly told a Swiss newspaper that TAG Heuer has plans to launch its own smartwatch, but that it must be original and different from Apple Watch.

09/10/14

5 facts about Apple Watch

Apple has unveiled its long-awaited entry into the “smartwatch” category, a timepiece it is simply calling Apple Watch, but remains mum on exactly where it will sell its latest introduction. 

08/27/14

‘America’s Team’ now has a Swiss watch

Hublot is adding another sport to its list of athletically inclined partnerships, one that is a billion-dollar business in America: football.  

08/07/14

Omega extends timekeeping partnership with PGA

Swatch Group-owned watch brand Omega has extended its partnership agreement with the Professional Golfers’ Association of America and now will be the organization’s official timekeeper until 2022.

07/28/14

Omega tees off new TV ad campaign

Omega just produced a new television commercial for national distribution starring Irish golfer and brand ambassador Rory McIlroy with music by another act from Ireland, alternative rock bank The Script. 

07/28/14

How much will people like Ike’s Rolex?

The Rolex given to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower for his achievements as a general during World War II, including the planning of D-Day, is expected to garner as much as $1 million at auction.