Swiss watch exports have increased for the fourth consecutive month. In August, shipments grew to CHF 1.4 billion in value, a year-on-year increase of 4.2%.
Hewn from bronze, a first for Hublot, and anchored by a hand-embroidered deer leather strap, the Big Bang Bavaria sings the praises of the region and its traditions.
TRENDING RIGHT NOW
The seventh edition of ONLY WATCH sale of unique watches will take place in Geneva on November 11th to raise funds for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This four-part series takes a look at some of the watches under the auctioneer's hammer.
After months searching for the ideal location, the Russian watch brand has come up trumps with a 20 square-metre space on Moscow's most exclusive shopping street, where it has cut the ribbon on its first own-name store.
Wayde Van Niekerk and Mutaz Essa Barshim: two names associated with world-class track and field performances. They'll shortly be competing at the Olympic stadium in London for the IAAF World Championships. And they'll be wearing the RM 67-02 Sprint and the RM 67-02 High Jump, two sporting versions of the RM 67-01.
The recovery of watch industry exports continued with a positive trend in June. The value of products crossing the Swiss border stood at 1.7 billion francs, 5.3% higher than in June 2016. This increase follows the good result posted one month previously.
Half-year results make for positive reading, with net income up by 6.8%. The first half of 2017 has shown "accelerated growth" for all the group's brands.
Luxury and influence have long been intertwined. Within social media, few individuals succeed in reshaping self-identity and behaviour of online consumers. With ‘Tastemakers’, we aim to uncover these new authorities, whether they are creators or ‘coolhunters’. Today we welcome personal style blogger, Lily O'Halloran.