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The post-pandemic Swiss watch industry
Economy
The post-pandemic Swiss watch industry

The Deloitte Swiss Watch Industry Study 2021 confirms a positive outlook for the sector, though not entirely without risks and challenges such as supply chain disruptions, greenwashing, falling export volumes, a diminishing appeal of Swiss-Made and reliance on China. There is still a lot to think about in a post-pandemic environment.

Thursday, 21 October 2021
6 min read
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Economy
Cartier-Kering sustainability alliance

In partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council, Cartier and Kering are launching the Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030. Open to watch and jewellery brands across the globe, it lays down a common core of goals for the climate, natural resources and inclusiveness.

Thursday, 14 October 2021
4 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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Economy
The case for titanium

Research into new materials has proved instrumental in the giant strides made in precision and reliability. It has also put titanium back on brands’ radar, including in recycled form.

Thursday, 02 September 2021
5 min read
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Apple Satch SE
Economy
Customer experience: a dealbreaker for watch sales?

As Apple Watch sales continue to climb and Swiss watch exports slide, how much does customer experience contribute to the respective appeal of these two very different products?

Thursday, 26 August 2021
4 min read
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Blancpain - Celia Kujala shortlisted Community Choice Award 2020
Economy
Luxury in support of biodiversity

As the effects of climate change become more and more “tangible”, luxury’s leading names are responding to the need for urgent action to stem environmental destruction and loss of biodiversity.

Thursday, 22 July 2021
10 min read
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New York flagship © Vacheron Constantin
Economy
All eyes on the US

With Swiss watch exports to the United States rising 20% over the first five months of the year compared with 2019, the US has a lot to offer. Despite being a “difficult” market for Swiss brands to work in, it represents a welcome complement to China.

Monday, 28 June 2021
4 min read
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L.U.C QF Jubilee © Chopard
Economy
Chopard, 25 years of manufacturing independence

As Chopard celebrates the 25th anniversary of its movement-making facility in Fleurier, co-president Karl-Friedrich Scheufele talks about the family values of a brand that has made independence its hallmark.

Monday, 14 June 2021
5 min read
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