Roger Dubuis never misses an opportunity to spring exclusive experiences. Early 2020 was no exception to this rule as Aspen geared up to stage the latest in the Roger Dubuis range of far-out adventures.
Released mid-March, the third Morgan Stanley report, in collaboration with LuxeConsult, on the Swiss watch market shows that out of some 350 brands, the bulk of growth in 2019 came from the seven whose turnover exceeds CHF 1 billion. The analysis also highlights the outperformance of privately owned brands.
Exports of Swiss watches have increased eightfold over four decades. Switzerland's four French-speaking cantons weigh in at almost 70% of the sector's added value for the country as a whole.
Fabien Lamarche, founder of Julien Coudray 1518, has a passionate interest in the Renaissance and the artistic crafts. He advocates a return to handcrafted watchmaking that is rooted in beauty and continuity, and conceives each watch as a work of art.
2013 is Verdi year, marking the bicentenary of the birth of the great Italian composer whose operas are loved and enjoyed the world over. The heroes and heroines immortalised in Verdi's scores are anything but paragons of the past. On the contrary, I'm convinced that managers have useful lessons to learn from these romanza.