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London-Brexit
Economy
Watchmakers stockpile inventory ahead of Brexit

While Swiss watch exports to France are hampered by "yellow vest" protests, it's a very different picture in the United Kingdom where brands are building stocks ahead of the country's departure from the EU.

Monday, 06 May 2019
3 min read
© Cartier
History & Masterpieces
Cartier, a certain idea of masculine elegance

At the turn of the twentieth century, brothers Louis, Jacques and Pierre Cartier, grandsons of the founder, paved the way for a style whose influences came from Paris, London and New York – the historic locations of a brand that has continued to reinvent itself with endless elegance.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Cartier
Exhibitions
Cartier, a century of design

The Design Museum in London is showing Cartier in Motion, curated by Lord Norman Foster. The exhibition, which runs through end July, shows how Cartier watches are objects of engineering and design that mirror the changing styles of the twentieth century.

Friday, 09 June 2017
5 min read
10
Rolex – Fitting the balance with balance spring in Parachrom, Rolex's proprietary alloy
Economy
Who owns Britain's Rolexes?

It's not every day that an insurance company paints the portrait of a typical Rolex owner. A British insurer has done just that, finding out who is behind the numerous policies on its books that include the brand with the coronet.

Thursday, 23 February 2017
4 min read
6
Garrick Hoxton Gold
Watch Stories
Then there were three…

Robert Loomes, Roger Smith and Simon Michlmayr form an uncommon trio.

Thursday, 01 December 2016
2 min read
4
Robert Loomes Stamford
Watch Stories
The quest for British-made

SalonQP had several surprises in store, including Robert Loomes and his Stamford watch.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016
2 min read
2
Big ben
Watch Stories
Best of British (II)

With sales taking off as the value of sterling falls, and with local talent staking their claim on even the most selective markets, in the space of a few months Britain has become a horological hot spot.

Friday, 25 November 2016
6 min read
9
Marloe
Watch Stories
Best of British (I)

With sales taking off as the value of sterling falls, and with local talent staking their claim on even the most selective markets, in the space of a few months Britain has become a horological hot spot.

Monday, 14 November 2016
4 min read
4
The British exit from eurozone Brexit- European Union flag
Economy
"English gentlemen, please fire first"

After a 9.5% fall in exports over five months, the Brexit vote makes for an even more uncertain future for Swiss watch brands. Particularly as the UK has weathered a difficult year so far with some tremendous growth.

Friday, 15 July 2016
5 min read
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