Swatch Group

Swatch Group Half Year Profit Up; Optimistic for 2nd Half


Zurich—Swatch Group, the world’s largest watch manufacturer, today reported that its first half profit increased more than 6% to … [Read more...]

Swiss Regulator Permits Swatch to Cut Movement Sales

ETA Watch Movements

Zurich—Swatch Group, the biggest watch and component maker in Switzerland, got a partial reprieve last week on regulations forcing … [Read more...]

Scion of Swatch Group Founder Named CEO of Harry Winston

Nayla Hayek

Biel, Switzerland and New York—Diamonds will have a new best friend. On Friday, Swatch Group, which paid $1 billion for the … [Read more...]

Swatch Group’s Latest Jewel: Harry Winston

"Jeweler to the Stars:" Actress Jessica Chastain wears a $1 million plus diamond
Queen by Harry Winston necklace, to a recent screening of "Mama" and the New York Film Critics Circle.

Biel Switzerland, and New York—Swatch Group, the world largest maker of watches, announced today that it has added a major jewel … [Read more...]

BaselWorld: The Big are Getting Even Bigger

Last look: Following the close of this year's show, construction continues on a vast new exhibition all that will hand over the Messeplatz.

Basel, Switzerland—Although BaselWorld 2012 drew only 1% more buyers this year—some 104,300 from more than 100 countries, show … [Read more...]

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel Brings Art to Shanghai

Swatch Art Peace Hotel, a landmark on Shanghai's fashionable Bund

Shanghai—Swatch Group, the world’s largest maker of watches, has added another business under its umbrella, a hotel.Situated … [Read more...]

Kentucky, the “Blue Box” State?

Tiffany blue box

Lexington,KY—Kentucky may called the “Bluegrass” State, but state officials were hailing the “blue box” on Monday as Tiffany & … [Read more...]

Swatch Group, Tiffany End Watch Venture in Dispute

Tiffany Atlas watch, made by Tiffany Watch Co., the now defunct joint venture between Tiffany & Co. and Swatch Group

Bienne, Switzerland--Swatch Group said today it would be terminating its long-term contract with Tiffany & Co. to make and … [Read more...]

Swatch Group Hits Half Year Record Sales, Profits

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Bienne, Switzerland--Swatch Group, the world’s biggest watchmaker, reported today that its first half income rose 24% percent and … [Read more...]

Swatch ‘Eyes’ New Watch Collaboration

Designer Rankin wearing his Swatch watch designs

Bienne, Switzerland--British fashion photographer Rankin may be renowned for his celebrity portraits, but his new limited-edition … [Read more...]

BaselWorld 2011 Marks End to Luxury Slump

Baselworld 2011

Basel, Switzerland—Despite a theft of several millions worth of gems in its final days, BaselWorld 2011 finished Thursday on a … [Read more...]

Despite Rising Franc, Swatch Group Predicts Record Year

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Bienne, Switzerland--Swatch Group, the world's largest watchmaker, expects another record year in 2011 as returning demand for its … [Read more...]