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.
In this day and age, mention clocks to anyone familiar with the songs of Jacques Brel, and they'll think of "Les Vieux." Mention them to anyone else and they'll think of… nothing. For clocks are a long-gone feature of our mantelpieces and dressers. Yet rare as they may be, clocks never completely disappeared.
The Musée d'Horlogerie du Locle, in association with three of the foremost watch institutions, is organising the 2009 International Chronometry Competition to coincide with its fiftieth anniversary. Not without some hiccups, following the surprise extension of the registration deadline.
The "Prix Suisse de la Campagne Horlogère" goes from strength to strength, proving that advertising and communication are now part and parcel of brands' commercial strategies.
Waterproof to an extraordinary 3,900 metres, the latest diver's watch from Rolex involved a complete rethinking of the case structure and the development of an original clasp system. A new luminescent material and a redesigned rotating bezel complete the innovations behind this uncompromising model.