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07/17/14

Movado watches commemorate Yankee captain

Movado has launched a collection of special-edition watches that celebrate brand ambassador and baseball star Derek Jeter, who will retire from the sport at the end of this year’s season. 

07/09/14

The Apple iWatch: An industry upheaval?

The late Nicolas Hayek saved the day for the Swiss watch industry in the 1980s. Who will do the same to mitigate the impact of the iWatch today, columnist Jan Brassem asks.

06/20/14

After a decade, Baume & Mercier returns to women

Baume & Mercier unveiled its first new women’s watch collection in nearly 12 years in an event this week held at New York’s Gotham Hall.  

06/16/14

From Oris, 5 new watches as it marks 110 years

Swiss watch brand Oris is marking its 110th year in business by introducing its first movement produced entirely in-house in 35 years.

05/06/14

Why shouldn’t jewelry retailers sell the iWatch?

Columnist Jan Brassem says if and when it comes out, there’s no reason Apple’s highly anticipated iWatch shouldn’t be carried and sold by traditional retail jewelers.

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. 

04/22/14

24 on-trend watches from Baselworld

Watches crafted in rose gold with gray straps and dials and the introduction of timepieces that are priced to sell--keeping in mind in today’s still-price-conscious consumer--are just two of the trends from Baselworld 2014.

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.  

04/07/14

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. 

04/01/14

From Basel: 4 watches from Breitling

A larger Navitimer and a special series to mark the 30th anniversary of its pilot’s chronograph, the Chronomat, are among the introductions from Breitling. 

03/31/14

From Basel: 5 watches from Seiko

Japanese watch company Seiko is bringing its line of adventure sport watches to the U.S. market for the first time and has a new collection designed to attract younger consumers, with prices starting below $200. 

03/31/14

From Basel: 5 watches from 88 Rue du Rhone

Many of the new timepieces from 88 Rue du Rhone, the brand started by the grandsons of the late watchmaker Raymond Weil, reflect the brand’s focus going forward on aligning its marketing with the film industry. 

03/31/14

From Basel: 5 watches from Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe will mark its 175th anniversary this year by introducing new watches in two waves: one at the Baselworld show and the other in the fall, when the brand will debut a number of limited-edition timepieces. 

03/28/14

Live from Basel: 5 watches from Raymond Weil

Raymond Weil has a new special-edition Nabucco watch as well as a new collection called Toccata, a line of quartz watches where the entry-level models start at $750. 

03/28/14

Live from Basel: 5 watches from Citizen

Japanese watch brand Citizen has a new tagline, flagship model and a renewed focus on watches for women.  

03/27/14

Live from Basel: 5 watches from Longines

The 1920s, 30s and 70s are the eras on which Longines has drawn in creating new watches for 2014.  

03/26/14

In Basel, the shows are about to begin

The trees are in early bloom, the white asparagus is coming in and the small Swiss town of Basel is buzzing once again for the annual Baselworld trade show, which has some company this year. 

03/24/14

Fossil slated to release smartwatches this year

Through a partnership with Google, Fossil Group will introduce smartwatches to the Android operating platform this year, both companies announced last week. 

12/02/13

Apple’s iWatch: The next big thing

The most advanced smartwatch at the moment is the Samsung Galaxy Gear yet it lacks that special something, writes columnist Jan Brassem. But don’t take your eye off smartwatches just yet. The 2,000-pound gorilla in the wearable tech room -- Apple -- is watching and taking notes.

11/14/13

QVC introduces Celine Dion watch line

Grammy Award-winning singer Celine Dion is launching a watch collection that will be available exclusively on QVC called “Celine Dion Quintessential Timepieces.”

09/23/13

Watch News: TAG introduces sailing smartwatch

TAG Heuer has created what it is calling the first Swiss sports “smartwatch,” made for the crew of Oracle Team USA to wear when competing in the 34th America’s Cup.

 

08/13/13

Watch News: Citizen, Jaeger-LeCoultre, more

Citizen Watch Company of America Inc. announced recently that it has introduced its first ladies’ watch that utilizes atomic timekeeping, an innovation previously available only in men’s models. 

07/25/13

Watch news: Longines, Swatch, more

 Longines is reviving the medical watch it first introduced in the 1960s, a timepiece that measures the wearer’s vital signs in addition to keeping time.