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First NY Luxury Watch Show Opens May 14

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—While most of the latest watch styles can only be  seen at tradeshows in either Basel or Geneva, Switzerland, organizers are putting finishing touches on what they call “New York’s first luxury watch show.” Scheduled for May 14 to 15, “TimeCrafters” is a watch-only event featuring the latest models …

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Richemont Q3 Sales Up 23%

In Reports, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Geneva—Although Richemont reported today a 23% increase in its third quarter sales, the company cautioned that its fourth quarter would be tougher due to the strong Swiss Franc and higher prior year comparatives. Richemont, which owns Cartier, Montblanc, Van Cleef & Arpels among others, reported that Asian demand for its …