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Tissot was established in 1853, by Charles-Félicien Tissot and his son, Charles-Émile, with the intention of founding a watchmaking empire. Achieving this goal meant developing products using special materials and advanced technology. The T-Touch, the first ever tactile watch, is one example. Tissot sponsors a number of sporting events. It belongs to Swatch Group.

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Charles-Félicien Tissot and his son Charles-Émile founded Tissot in Le Locle.


Creation of the Tissot Antimagnetic, the first ever antimagentic wristwatch.


Tissot joined Swatch Group.


Introduction of the T-Touch, a revolutionary watch whose different functions are selected by means of a tactile crystal.