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New Models
Autumn’s new releases

With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.

Thursday, 16 September 2021
6 min read
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China-SSE
Economy
China’s push for “common prosperity”

Xi Jinping’s call for “common prosperity” sent shudders through the stock market. This new policy, which portends a drop in purchasing power for the wealthiest Chinese, pushed down luxury share prices, which includes watch brands. What implications does this have?

Wednesday, 08 September 2021
6 min read
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TAG HEUER - Pendulum
Friday, 14 May 2010
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TAG HEUER - Calibre 1887
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TAG HEUER - Calibre 1887
Friday, 14 May 2010
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TAG Heuer strikes again with a new concept

TAG Heuer makes a splash for its 150th anniversary, and unveils the first draft of a movement whose escapement has no balance spring. A revolution in the world of watchmaking. The Calibre 1887 completes the line-up. (See films.)

Friday, 14 May 2010
5 min read
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Jean-Louis Dumas, who was the group's CEO from 1978 to 2006 and the member of its founding family, died on Saturday 1 May © Hermès
Economy
Verbatim - Hermès inflames desires and poses questions

In the first quarter of 2010, Hermès probably achieved one of the best performances in the industry, with organic growth in sales of 20%. This result has sustained the group's shares, especially with speculation rife over the possible acquisition of Hermès following the death of Jean-Louis Dumas.

Wednesday, 12 May 2010
2 min read
The national colours appear on the dial, while the three Mexican symbols are engraved on the case-backs of these limited editions. Audemars Piguet has chosen the Independence Column © Audemars Piguet
Economy
Revolution, independence, hours and minutes

Mexico and its iconic figures are an increasingly irresistible theme for watchmakers. Audemars Piguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Hublot are marking the bicentennial of the country's independence and the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, led by Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata.

Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Manuel Palos
6 min read
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The initiations organised by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie plunge neophytes into the heart of mechanical watchmaking © FHH
News
A day in the life… of a watchmaker

The initiations organised by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie plunge neophytes into the heart of mechanical watchmaking. A fascinating, hands-on incursion that gives the full measure of a highly-qualified profession.

Wednesday, 12 May 2010
2 min read
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