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.
Within the coming years, Switzerland will have one of the few laboratories to possess a cold atom frequency standard and future benchmark for international atomic time.
The pursuit of a new timepiece can be a thrilling, heart-pounding experience. But it’s certainly no fun shopping for a new ticker for your wrist when the one in your chest is revving in terror.
At CHF 17 billion, Swiss watch exports reached a new record level in 2008. Although the marked slowdown observed since October, a consequence of the current economic climate, continued into December, it made less of an impact than expected.
In 2009, two years after its debut presentation, Pièces Uniques Jean Dunand is launching the Shabaka, which incorporates a minute-repeater with cathedral chimes, an instantaneous perpetual calendar, moon phases and a power reserve. Another world-first, signed Christophe Claret and Thierry Oulevay.
In autumn 2008, the Le Sentier firm revised its distribution business model. Its objective for this year is to step up its marketing activity and to open new points of sale. All is revealed in an interview with Jérôme Lambert, CEO of Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre.