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.
Jaquet Droz debuts an onyx dial on its Grande Seconde Off-Centered Chronograph. This unique mineral allows the delicate composition to subtly stand out.
The Watch@Tablet, an encyclopaedia of fine watches developed by the FHH for retailers, is set to become an invaluable resource for sales staff. This touchscreen notebook gives advice and information on demand.
With sales for the fourth quarter 2008 taking a plunge, Corum has completely revised its strategy and is now focusing on creativity and exclusivity. Retailers no longer want to tie up their cash assets in basic products. Antonio Calce, chief executive, explains.
At the head of research and development at Franck Muller since 2002, Pierre-Michel Golay is setting up his own brand within the group. A tribute to the talent and creativity of a man who has devoted his life to complications… in all simplicity.
Mention the name Cartier and it conjures up images of resplendence and magnificence. In all objects of their creation—from jewelry to perfumes and cigarette lighters — Cartier embodies exceptional quality and exclusivity.
Not for one second do the "colonels" of luxury watchmaking imagine that electronics might one day launch a new offensive. The industry would never make the same mistakes again. Not when it has learned the lessons of a bloody war in which so many unknown soldiers fell; the thousands of workers who lost not just their livelihood but their very life, and will never be forgotten. The Maginot Line has been rebuilt, and if these colonels did have to prepare for a new onslaught, they would march into battle with the firm conviction they would win.