Vacheron Constantin has called upon the Arianee consortium to activate and deploy its digital certification via Blockchain technology. This authentication offers an unparalleled certification and traceability service, with the ongoing objective of combating counterfeiting.
For the launch of one of their boldest watches, H. Moser & Cie is lending the Pioneer Centre Seconds Funky Blue Black Edition to lucky guardians, who will accompany it on an adventure around the globe for one year.
First came the "Naissance d'une Montre" venture launched by Time Æon Foundation. Now Urwerk, Greubel Forsey and the FHH are lending their support to a similar project, Oscillon, whose ambition is to perpetuate the skills and excellence of watchmaking.
Sales and profits for the six-month period ended 30 September 2016 were significantly below the prior year’s level, reflecting the difficult global environment, the exceptional inventory buybacks and challenging comparative figures in the first half of the previous financial year.
Official sponsor of the Monaco Yacht Show, Ulysse Nardin presents the Diver Chronograph Monaco. A 100-piece limited edition that will sail through every ocean-going adventure.
The Nominations Committee and Board of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA met yesterday and, inter alia, considered succession planning issues. The Board considered the impact on the Group’s management structure of the impending retirement of key executives. It also considered the composition of the Board itself, recognising that rapidly changing technologies bring significant challenges to traditional business models.
According to the latest Bain & Co report, watches are the personal luxury goods that will most suffer this year. The segment is forecast to lose 8% compared with a 1% drop overall for a category worth a total €249 billion in 2016.
She is the queen of lingerie, the fairy godmother of luscious lace who for more than forty years has been putting elegance and oomph into top drawers. Chantal Thomass is also helping pick the winners of this year's Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. With just a few days to go before the big reveal, she talks about what time and watches mean to her, and why for once she's more concerned with what's on top rather than underneath…