The Deloitte Swiss Watch Industry Study 2021 confirms a positive outlook for the sector, though not entirely without risks and challenges such as supply chain disruptions, greenwashing, falling export volumes, a diminishing appeal of Swiss-Made and reliance on China. There is still a lot to think about in a post-pandemic environment.
In partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council, Cartier and Kering are launching the Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030. Open to watch and jewellery brands across the globe, it lays down a common core of goals for the climate, natural resources and inclusiveness.
The fully redesigned Marine Diver showcases all the qualities of a genuine diving watch, with its screw-locked crown, rotating bezel and case that is water-resistant to 300 meters.
In 2013, the luxury giant opened one new boutique every nine days on average. Sales in its own stores are growing twice as fast as in its network of third-party retailers.
With its imposing diameter, its light and sturdy case, its ultra-readable dial and its all-black look, the new Avenger Blackbird by Breitling vividly illustrates the watchword of the entire collection: power in action.
The "Titanium Collection", a groundbreaking private collection including a number of titanium wristwatches whose reference numbers had never been revealed to the public, flew off the block at Sotheby's which garnered widespread publicity at the same time.