Fairs, training and a new headquarters for the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in the centre of Geneva... chairwoman and managing director, Fabienne Lupo, talks about the FHH's projects and its role in the watchmaking world.
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The 21st Watch Marketing Day focused on digital intelligence. While the benefits of using the best of the net are now widely acknowledged, for many in the industry it's still an online jungle out there, and dovetailing digital with traditional values continues to raise complex questions.
The growing might of e-commerce and social media is blurring geographical and functional boundaries. Who will be watch seller of the year in a decade's time: a media, an internet platform, a brand, a retailer? Some thoughts on the subject from Dubai Watch Week.
Do Fine Watch brands have what it takes to lure millennials away from their natural habitat? Will it take a new Generation Y of watchmakers to capture their attention? Dubai Watch Week asks the question.
Giving meaning to our democracies, our lives, to money, to uncertainty… the 9th FHH Forum considered these themes from a political, an economic but also a philosophical perspective. With a single common denominator: values inherited from the past, and which remain the most effective cure for brutality.
This November 7th in Lausanne, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie is hosting its 9th FHH Forum on "The Age of Meaning". Artists, entrepreneurs, authors, economists and politicians will gather to debate the challenges and questions that are shaping tomorrow.
End of September in New York City, Luxury Daily hosted an all-day event focusing on the role of women in the luxury business. Titled "Women in Luxury", the conference, attended by more than 100 businesswomen and men, witnessed some impressive speakers in a host of luxury fields including automobiles, finance and timepieces.
Designer Eric Giroud and MB&F founder Max Büsser were both at Dubai Watch Week, where they revealed that a passion for timekeeping isn't the only thing they share. Even at the height of crisis, they rank high on the horological happiness scale.
Executives from Cartier, Audemars Piguet and MB&F came to the 8th Forum de la Haute Horlogerie to explain their business model in what is currently a hostile environment for watchmakers. While each has distinct characteristics, they all share the virtue of keeping their brands in the black.