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T-Touch Expert Solar II Swiss Edition © Tissot
Swatch Group arrives on the smartwatch market

The smartwatch segment has a new player: the long-awaited T-Touch Connect Solar that Swatch Group presented at its annual news conference.

Monday, 23 March 2020
4 min read
Omega Speedmaster Skywalker X-33
History & Masterpieces
The tool watch through the ages (2)

A tool watch is one in which means and ends coexist in perfect harmony and, as the tool watch has evolved, so has the idea of what it must constitute. With so many companies now peppering their ads with references to tool watches, what value can we still attach to the term? Can a tool watch created in the 1950s still be relevant in 2016?

Thursday, 10 November 2016
Ilias Yiannopoulos
7 min read
Nick Hayek
Swatch Group: net profit halved

Figures are out for the first half-year. With net sales down 11.4%, Swatch Group results reflect the prevailing climate. The group remains optimistic nonetheless.

Thursday, 21 July 2016
Press Release
5 min read
A bit of electronics in your engine? (II)

Since its post-quartz crisis resuscitation, mechanical watchmaking has kept a strict distance from anything electrical. Electronic circuitry was a no-go… until the advent of smart watches.

Friday, 01 July 2016
4 min read
Connected watches gatecrash Baselworld

Baselworld, the world watch and jewellery show, officially launched its 43rd edition on March 19th. With 1,500 exhibitors, of which close to 300 Swiss brands, there's a lot to take in. Connected watches, however, were the main item on the menu on this opening day.

Thursday, 19 March 2015
4 min read
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