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Economy
Luxury shares beckon investors

As prices have tumbled from February highs, shares in listed luxury companies have all the charm of an excellent investment opportunity, with the added appeal of a pandemic-proof balance sheet.

Monday, 25 May 2020
4 min read
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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Economy
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
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Economy
After Hong Kong, China is the next hit to Swiss watch exports

The outbreak of coronavirus could weigh heavily on watch brands' bottom line, given that the traditional Lunar New Year spending spree didn't happen. Asia, excluding the Middle East, accounts for 44% of Swiss watch exports, suggesting a chaotic year ahead.

Monday, 10 February 2020
3 min read
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Economy
Is it all change for the Swiss watch industry in 2020?

An ongoing drop in volume exports, an inexplicable intervention by the competition watchdog, problems in Hong Kong, individual exhibition strategies... the face of the Swiss watch industry is changing in 2020.

Monday, 06 January 2020
4 min read
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Economy
The watch market polarises in 2019

The gap continues to widen between luxury watches and entry-level, resulting in a slight increase in total export value alongside a drastic decline in volume. Suppliers suffer as the sector becomes increasingly consolidated.

Monday, 16 December 2019
4 min read
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Economy
After LVMH, will others bid for Tiffany?

At $120 per share or €14.5 billion, LVMH's offer for Tiffany was judged too low. Now the battle is on between luxury mastodons, which includes Richemont and Kering, to take control of the storied American jeweller.

Monday, 11 November 2019
4 min read
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Economy
Luxury under threat in Hong Kong

With protesters more determined than ever after four months of unrest, Hong Kong is struggling to maintain its status as a world capital of luxury. Economic recession in the special administrative region spells bad news for watch brands as shipments to this main export market have fallen by 6% since the start of the year.

Monday, 28 October 2019
4 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
Why engineers are leading the battle of the balance spring

When all balance springs were metal, Swatch Group's Nivarox enjoyed a virtual monopoly. The most widespread alternative, patented silicon technology, is also the property of a handful of manufacturers. However crucial it may be, mechanically and strategically, the balance spring is about materials science, not horological genius.

Monday, 14 October 2019
4 min read
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