In 1921, Vacheron Constantin seized the powerful momentum of the Roaring Twenties to create a watch with an avant-garde design. In 2021, the Maison is celebrating the anniversary of this icon, particularly appreciated by connoisseurs, with three new interpretations of the American 1921 model.
One of the Brand’s icons created in 1973, the Riviera watch returns this year to revive the spirit of a distinguished watchmaking era with its distinctive bezel and streamlined steel watchcase. Rather than a revival, the fifth generation of this legendary watch strikes the chord of an authentic renewal.
For 2014, Ralph Lauren presents three Ralph Lauren Black Safari models inspired by the rugged beauty of the African landscape and the romance of safari.
The trend remained unchanged in July. Watch exports continued to show moderate growth in value terms. Totalling 2.1 billion francs, they registered an increase of 2.2% compared to July 2013. For four months growth has been modest but sustained, allowing the sector to hold its own at a very high level.
For the second time in India, a watch-making training programme was held by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) in Bangalore and Delhi. A total of 52 watch retail staff from brands and retailers were trained by a Swiss Trainer Ms. Veronique Walthers, who flew in from Geneva especially for conducting the programme.
Parmigiani Fleurier has sent an atypical and loquacious watchmaker to the Russian capital. Born in Normandy, France, Maxime Rius has set up the Manufacture's workshop in the city, where he has sole responsibility for servicing and repairing the watches brought to him by his Russian and Kazak clientele. Meet the man.
- Revenue up 4% and improved recurring operating margin on a comparable basis.
- Solid sales growth for the Luxury activities: up 6% on a comparable basis.
- Positive trends in Sport & Lifestyle.
- Negative foreign currency impact.
- Excellent level of free cash flow from operations.