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China

The Palace Museum horologist Wang Jin assembling the restored timepiece © The Palace Museum
Exhibitions
An exhibition beyond boundaries

From June 1 to July 31, Cartier and the Palace Museum in Beijing are presenting Beyond Boundaries: Cartier and The Palace Museum Craftsmanship and Restoration Exhibition, in the Meridian Gate Gallery.

Wednesday, 03 July 2019
Shining Zhu
4 min read
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Amadéo Fleurier Dragon chinois © Bovet
New Models
Bovet nurtures its links with China

Bovet honors Chinese history with a collection of miniature painted dragons on its dials.

Monday, 24 June 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Roy WANG, Chopard ambassador
Culture
China's fan economy

As the most digital-oriented luxury market in the world, China is a whole other story for fine watch brands. Young consumers get most of their information from social platforms such as Weibo or WeChat, making it hard for brands to reach them directly. This has produced the so-called “fan economy”.

Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Shining Zhu
4 min read
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Point of View
“Markets have become conversations”

Do younger generations truly not care about a brand’s history and heritage? Is storytelling a cultural construct? Tom Van Laer, Associate Professor of Narratology at the University of Sydney Business School, shares his insights.

Thursday, 06 June 2019
Laurent Francois
4 min read
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Economy
Why luxury must cater to young Chinese

The latest McKinsey report on China paints a picture of young luxury consumers leading digital lives but still traditional in their purchasing habits. As the generation that will be making half of global luxury purchases in a very near future, best listen to what they have to say.

Monday, 13 May 2019
4 min read
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TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 11
Culture
Sold out? Try China!

Like anywhere else, China's watch enthusiasts have their favourites. Patek Philippe's Nautilus Ref. 5711, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15202, and pretty much anything by Richard Mille or Rolex have proved hugely popular these past four to five years. In contrast, models that sell well in other countries don't always appeal.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Shining Zhu
3 min read
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François-Henry Bennahmias (CEO of Audemars Piguet) and Richard Liu (founder of JD.com) deliver the watch to the buyer
Economy
China’s largest watch retail alliance

In January, JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce platform, announced a strategic investment in Xinyu Group, China’s biggest offline watch retailer. The partnership will give rise to China’s largest watch retail alliance, if not the largest in the world.

Monday, 11 March 2019
Shining Zhu
3 min read
4
hongbao
Culture
Luxury brands and the red envelope

Another year, another moon. As the Asian - and specifically Chinese, South Korean and Hong Kong - markets gain traction in the world of luxury, more and more brands are finding ways to celebrate Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year.

Thursday, 21 February 2019
6 min read
Luminor Sealand 44mm © Panerai
Culture
A pig on the dial

With 12 different animal symbols, the Chinese zodiac is an amusing as well as exotic theme for animal-loving watch collectors – and not only from China.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Shining Zhu
4 min read
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