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?
Watch enthusiasts who are curious to learn more about the inner workings of a Manufacture can sign up for a tour of Zenith. The Neuchâtel Tourism Board has chosen the brand as part of its initiatives to promote Swiss watchmaking expertise.
On May 25th latest, Richemont will know if its €2.7 billion bid on Yoox Net-à-Porter, the biggest online luxury retailer, has been successful. So far, everything is going to plan, including Richemont's recent debut in the bond markets which raised €3.75 billion to finance the deal.
A pioneering ship will sail the world to promote new technologies for the transformation of plastic waste. This "odyssey" will continue until 2021, with 35 stopovers to raise awareness of the importance of ocean preservation.
The brand has signed an exclusive agreement with North Thin Ply Technology, which supplies leading-edge composite materials. The deal includes the construction of a production unit in Switzerland.
A TAG Heuer ambassador since 2016, German football star Mats Hummels fronts the brand's latest "Don't Crack Under Pressure" campaign.
Managing Director of Montblanc's Watch Division since 2015, Davide Cerrato doesn't want to dissolve Minerva within the brand but to instil its values. A strategy that has already made its mark in the TimeWalker collection.