Ulysse Nardin chose the Cannes Film Festival to launch a Hyperspace version of its Executive Skeleton Tourbillon. A Star Wars spacecraft provided the inspiration. Miniature painting and high mechanics are in command.
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Richemont's results for the year to end March 2018 may lack sparkle, they are also indicative that the group is positioning itself strongly for the next thirty years; the kind of farsightedness that has so far been crowned with success.
Increasingly, companies are reporting on their environmental and social performance. IWC is among the forerunners, having committed to a biennial sustainability reporting process.
On May 25th latest, Richemont will know if its €2.7 billion bid on Yoox Net-à-Porter, the biggest online luxury retailer, has been successful. So far, everything is going to plan, including Richemont's recent debut in the bond markets which raised €3.75 billion to finance the deal.
Just four groups account for around 75% of Swiss watch sales. A recent analysis of the sector by Morgan Stanley, in consultation with LuxeConsult, pinpoints an industry that operates on mainly traditional lines. How much longer can watchmakers continue to opt out of the digital world?
Following on from our road trip to Glashütte, Germany, and its bevy of fine watch manufacturers, we've taken a look at their Instagram pages to see who’s the social media champion!
The family-owned Swiss group becomes a key global player and a foremost partner for watch brands, following its takeover of Tourneau. This new critical size will enable Bucherer to pursue an ambitious development strategy, including for its own Carl F. Bucherer brand.