With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.
Xi Jinping’s call for “common prosperity” sent shudders through the stock market. This new policy, which portends a drop in purchasing power for the wealthiest Chinese, pushed down luxury share prices, which includes watch brands. What implications does this have?
Panerai has put together an iconic dial and case, plus a manual-wind movement, and wrapped them in a supple leather cuff strap to show the Luminor in a completely different light.
The online marketplace for luxury pre-owned watches has opened a branch in Switzerland. We caught up with Executive Vice President Patrick Hoffmann, formerly CEO of Ulysse Nardin, in his Neuchâtel office to talk about the platform, which does a lot more than just sell watches online.
In the list of the most reputable multinationals in 2018, Rolex takes top ranking for the third consecutive year, beating Lego and Google to the number-one spot. Meanwhile, a similar survey of the main publicly listed Swiss corporations puts Swatch Group and Richemont second and third, behind bathroom manufacturer Geberit.
A century ago, Ulysse Nardin began to supply deck chronometers to the U.S. Navy. This "Stars and Stripes" special edition of its Executive Tourbillon pays tribute to these longstanding ties.
The Geneva-based watchmaker presents a 20-piece limited edition of the Tourbillon Souverain, featuring a remontoir d’égalité and deadbeat seconds. The Régence Circulaire dial is hand-engraved.
Swatch Group chairman Nick Hayek dropped a bomb during the summer recess. By pulling out of Baselworld, the world's biggest watch group raises the question of whether the industry can still benefit from "old-school" fairs.