Watches


LVMH’s First Half Profit, Sales Miss Expectations

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Paris—LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the world’s largest luxurygoods company, today reported a first half profit increase … [Read more...]

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

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

After Stronger-Than-Expected Q2, Hermés Headed to Another Record Year?

Hermes claimed victory this year in its long-running dispute with LVMH.

Paris—Buoyed by a 12% jump in its second quarter sales, Hermés said today that its full year revenue is well on its way achieving  … [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...]

Help Protect Against the $700 Billion Counterfeit Industry

real and fake Michael Kors watches

Los Angeles--What’s the harm in a fake Fendi? Plenty!Sales from counterfeit products support criminal activity, not to mention … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Tortoise

TORTOISE

The tortoise will finally leave the hare in the dust and become the trendiest front runner. A unique material, tortoise can easily … [Read more...]

Chanel Tops List of China’s 50 Most Popular Luxury Brands

Backstage at the Cruise 2013/14 fashion show with Karl Lagerfeld and models

Shanghai—With China the key target for expansion among luxury brands (nearly all brands for that matter), the top ranked brands … [Read more...]

Baby-G Mixes It Up With Joyrich

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Dover, NJ–The latest designer collaboration for Casio Baby-G watches promises to be a “wild ride” when the limited edition … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Rose Gold Metal

Rose Gold

Gold will be looking through its rose colored glasses this coming fall. Rose gold, a slightly pink hue of gold is the perfect way … [Read more...]

NYC Debates Proposed Law to Fine For Counterfeit Purchases

Sheet showing styles of counterfeit handbags available from a vendor in Chinatown.

New York—At a public hearing today, members of the New York City Council debated a proposed bill that if passed would fine … [Read more...]

Inaugural Versace Watch Talent Contest Winner Named

Franca Sozzani, left, Conde Nast Italy; Adrien Nebel, student winner; and, Donatella Versace, right.

Milan—Never let it be said that Donatella Versace doesn’t think about the future. Why seeing her latest collections verify her … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Color Trend: Purple

Purple Color

What do you get when you mix rich red and brilliant blue? Perfect purple of course! The most haute hue of the season is quickly … [Read more...]