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Articles on the subject: Economy

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Economy
LVMH aims to tighten its hold on the jewellery market

At a special meeting this February 4th, stockholders of Tiffany & Co will vote on the merger agreement with LVMH for $16.2 billion. With Bulgari and Tiffany under its belt, the French luxury giant is intent on dominating the global jewellery market.

Monday, 20 January 2020
4 min read
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Economy
Is it all change for the Swiss watch industry in 2020?

An ongoing drop in volume exports, an inexplicable intervention by the competition watchdog, problems in Hong Kong, individual exhibition strategies... the face of the Swiss watch industry is changing in 2020.

Monday, 06 January 2020
4 min read
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Economy
The watch market polarises in 2019

The gap continues to widen between luxury watches and entry-level, resulting in a slight increase in total export value alongside a drastic decline in volume. Suppliers suffer as the sector becomes increasingly consolidated.

Monday, 16 December 2019
4 min read
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Economy
How Brexit is impacting watch sales

Concerns over trade in a post-Brexit Britain haven't prevented the UK market from performing well these past months, aided by sterling's weakness. As the country heads towards its latest deadline, watch brands are making sure they are prepared for every outcome, including a no-deal scenario.

Monday, 09 December 2019
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3 min read
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Economy
The pre-owned market is open for business in Dubai

At Dubai Watch Week, organiser Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons and US-based specialist WatchBox announced a joint venture to develop the certified pre-owned watch market in the region.

Monday, 02 December 2019
5 min read
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Economy
Luxury keeps on growing

Fortune continues to smile on luxury companies in 2019, despite a volatile environment. Among them, Richemont is proving its "resilience" to geopolitical tensions.

Monday, 18 November 2019
3 min read
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Economy
After LVMH, will others bid for Tiffany?

At $120 per share or €14.5 billion, LVMH's offer for Tiffany was judged too low. Now the battle is on between luxury mastodons, which includes Richemont and Kering, to take control of the storied American jeweller.

Monday, 11 November 2019
4 min read
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Economy
Still waiting for sustainable watches

Despite all the talk about sustainability and ethical production, environmentally and socially responsible products are still more theory than practice.

Monday, 04 November 2019
3 min read
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Trend Forecaster

Art and watchmaking, a strategic alliance

Monday, 30 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
6 min read
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