For certain brands, growth isn't about selling more but selling better. Audemars Piguet was first to put a limit on production, successfully so. Now Roger Dubuis and Panerai are following suit.
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Bucherer's newly-opened Gallery in Geneva is entirely focused on pre-owned watches. As well as buying and selling, this lounge space will host events aimed at renewing the purchasing experience for a new generation of watch enthusiasts, through a concept Bucherer plans to roll out to other locations.
Bernard Fornas, CEO of Cartier, believes creativity is the key to snapping up new market share.
With economic crisis at its door, and consumption on the way down, paradoxically Spain is still a promised land for Fine Watch brands.
What can still be said about the flow of time? Are there any theories left to invent? For centuries, the world's most ingenious horologists have explored a multitude of ways to measure time, calling on technical intricacies, scientific audacity and innovative concepts. A plethora of philosophers, writers and epistemologists have pondered the question, often beating their head against a utopian brick wall. After all, mankind's utopia has always been to conquer time and space.
Chinese architecture and ancient relics, but famous historical figures and symbols are inspirations for the designs of western watches.
In criminology, when detectives have combed the crime scene and interviewed every witness and possible suspect, and are still incapable of saying what really happened and who the author of the misdemeanour is, we call this the "perfect crime."