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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.
The launch of Apple Watch Hermès, along with lower-priced Sport models with gold finishes, were among the flurry of announcements Apple made on Wednesday.
Purchased during Silverstone Auctions’ Salon Privé sale, the 1970 Constellation was a gift from Burton’s longtime love, Elizabeth Taylor.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Antiquorum Watch Boutique is an online watch store that focuses primarily on accessibly priced watches.
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