Watches


Hermès 2014 Net Profit Surges, “Easily Tops the Mark of Luxury Peers”

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Paris—Hermès International’s strategy of pursuing the uppermost reaches of the affluent market has paid off again for the luxury … [Read more...]

Report: Consumer Demand Increases for High-End Timepieces, Smartwatches

Swiss Smartwatch: Breitling's B55 Connected, the brand’s first connected chronograph. Since the main assets of a smartphone are its screen and its ergonomic interface, owners of the B55 Connected can use their phone to perform certain adjustments (time-setting, time zones, alarms, display and operating parameters, night mode, etc.). At the same time, the user may also upload the results of various measurements (flight times, etc.) from the chronograph to the smartphone so as to be able to read them more easily, store them or pass them on via wireless connectivity.

Basel and Geneva, Switzerland—BaselWorld, the annual trade show for watches, opened Thursday with a showcase of 1,500 brands that … [Read more...]

Tourneau Opens Bryant Park Store

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New York—Right along with the watch news pouring out of BaselWorld in Switzerland, Tourneau, the largest U.S. watch retailer, … [Read more...]

The Apple Watch: A Game Changer in Timepieces?

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San Francisco--"I've been wanting to do this since I was 5 years old," said Apple CEO Tim Cook today as he unveiled more details … [Read more...]

Casio’s New Womens Line Debuts at NYFW Runways

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New York and Dover, NJ—It may not have technically been a smartwatch, but maybe a savvy one? Once again Casio America Inc. teamed … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Filson Watches

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It seems particular fitting on this blizzard-y day that Filson, the U.S. outdoor retailer which started mostly to outfit … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Slip Watch

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Whether you’re talking slicing carrots or cutting into a couture fabric, on the bias is the way to go. Just ask Evan Clabots, the … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Breil

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They’re on handbags, belts, jewelry, small leathergoods, sunglasses, shoes, hats, gloves, even socks. They are one of the most … [Read more...]

Dangerous Deals: 84% of Americans Unsure Between Knockoffs and Authentic Luxurygoods

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New York–As the countdown to the doorbusters deals of Black Friday (or Grey Thursday—Thanksgiving) begin so do the warnings from … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: WeWood

WeWOOD Releases New Watch to Continue Tree Planting Initiative

“I think that I shall never see. A poem lovely as a tree.”The lead sentence from that famous poem resonates now more than … [Read more...]

Return to USA: Shinola Builds Watch Dial Factory

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Detroit—Shinola, the upstart watch and accessories brand that has championed American made in its Detroit offices, is now teaming … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: La Mer Watches

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We're crazy about layering our jewelry and watches together for that "arm party" look. And you know what we're even more crazy … [Read more...]