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Patek Philippe

The new Patek Philippe manufacture in Geneva
New Models
A Calatrava for the new Patek Philippe manufacture

The Maison presents a limited edition, Ref. 6007A-001 Calatrava, in celebration of the new Patek Philippe manufacture building.

Tuesday, 30 June 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Watches of Switzerland – New York City (SoHo)
Economy
Watches of Switzerland Group thinks big

It's now a case of size matters in the watch industry, both for manufacturers and for retailers. The UK-based Watches of Switzerland Group is an excellent example, as its share price confirms.

Monday, 22 June 2020
4 min read
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Culture
Watch auctions' response to Covid-19

The Covid-19 crisis has driven watch auctions online. We should, however, proceed with caution. A digital platform is no substitute for the excitement of a live sale, even if this means bidding from behind a mask.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Geoffroy Ader
5 min read
Ref. 5131/1 World Time in yellow gold with enamel dial from 2009 (CHF 150,000) © Patek Philippe
Economy
Put your money where your watch is?

When financial markets head south, attention shifts to alternative investment opportunities, including timepieces. Is putting your money where your watch is a smart move or a risk?

Monday, 18 May 2020
5 min read
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Some brands, such as Louis Moinet, have set up television studios at their headquarters to keep the conversation going with retailers and customers.
Economy
How the health crisis is accelerating the digital transition

Every cloud has a silver lining. The disastrous impact of Covid-19 on the economy in general and the watch segment in particular is forcing brands to embrace the virtual world.

Monday, 11 May 2020
5 min read
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News
Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chanel, Chopard and Tudor leave Baselworld

Creation of a new watch trade show in Geneva in collaboration with the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020
The FHH Journal editors
4 min read
Personalised engraving Reverso © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Trend Forecaster
Customisation, one step at a time

It starts with the strap and ends with the full-blown experience of a bespoke timepiece. Personalising a watch has no other limit than the amount you're willing (or able) to spend.

Friday, 10 April 2020
5 min read
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Swiss watches: retail market shares by brand in 2019
Economy
Mega-brands drive the watchmaking market

Released mid-March, the third Morgan Stanley report, in collaboration with LuxeConsult, on the Swiss watch market shows that out of some 350 brands, the bulk of growth in 2019 came from the seven whose turnover exceeds CHF 1 billion. The analysis also highlights the outperformance of privately owned brands.

Monday, 30 March 2020
4 min read
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RM 52-05 Tourbillon Pharrell Williams © Richard Mille
Culture
Hip-hop's most namechecked watch brands

Luxury and music have always gone together, from the clothes artists wear to the cars they drive or the watches that shine on their wrists. We look at which brands get the most namechecks and the trendsetters behind them.

Friday, 27 March 2020
Hope Frost
5 min read
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