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Articles on the subject: Economy

Guillaume de Seynes
Hermès forecasts record profitability in 2017

Sales increased in all business lines, despite a slowdown in watches where the French firm is taking steps to win over a male clientele.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018
4 min read
Timekeeping during speed skating competitions
Omega's technology on show at PyeongChang

These 28th Olympics point to the future of the Games, as Omega rolls out new technologies. They include sensors that enable each athlete to analyse his or her performance in real time.

Thursday, 08 February 2018
2 min read
Starting gate for alpine skiing today
Omega's winning partnership with the Olympic Games

Omega is globally renowned as the official timekeeper for the Olympic Games, a role it's fulfilling for the twenty-eighth time at PyeongChang. The brand has extended its partnership with the International Olympic Committee through to 2032.

Thursday, 08 February 2018
4 min read
Swiss watch exports grew 2.7% in 2017

Strongest growth was recorded in the second half, when shipments increased almost 5%. For the full twelve months, Hong Kong (+6%) and China (+18.8%) set the pace. The major luxury groups are also on the up and up. Richemont, LVMH and Swatch Group have all announced significantly stronger results.

Thursday, 01 February 2018
3 min read
Aquanaut 5168G © Patek Philippe
2017 in watchmaking: innovation and creativity

A look back at 2017 as we train the spotlight on a revolutionary oscillator and some remarkable achievements in materials, astronomical complications and artistic creations. Not forgetting some milestone anniversaries.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018
5 min read
2017 in watchmaking: the Chinese dragon roars again

A two-year slump in exports to Hong Kong has been cited as one of the main reasons for the difficulties that have dogged the Swiss watch sector in the aftermath of the strong franc. Is China to blame? If it is, the country is certainly making amends.

Tuesday, 09 January 2018
4 min read
2017 in watchmaking: a new generation takes control

It will have escaped no-one's notice that a new generation took over at the head of several leading watch firms last year, as digital's growing momentum demands a fresh perspective.

Monday, 08 January 2018
3 min read
Swiss watchmaking strikes a positive note in 2017

After a dry spell lasting almost two years and plenty of soul-searching, Swiss watchmakers have seen an upturn in business since March. With the watch fair season about to begin, the industry can breathe again.

Friday, 22 December 2017
3 min read

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