In November 2019 Kering partnered with The Explorers. Ulysse Nardin reinforces this collaboration and becomes the official timekeeper of this ever-lasting around-the-globe scientific and exploratory expedition. Ben Thouard, one of Ulysse Nardin’s “friends of the brand”, is a key partner of the expedition.
In its latest annual report, Richemont singles out Panerai for its strong performance during the financial year to end March. Since then, Covid-19 has stopped luxury brands in their tracks. We look at the state of play with Panerai Chief Executive, Jean-Marc Pontroué.
The deed is done, and how. As predicted, in 2012 Swiss watchmaking surpassed previous performances with exports rising by almost 11% to reach CHF 21.4 billion. One for the record books, for a year at least. Historians will tell us how 2012 fares in the wider scheme of things. In the meantime, however, there are lessons to be learned from this latest financial year. An eight-point analysis (eight being a lucky number on China…).
The Swatch Group brand presents the new Seamaster Aqua Terra 15'000 Gauss whose movement has been completely revised in terms of materials, design and industrial production to make it insensitive to magnetic fields. It should equip every Co-Axial watch by 2016.