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Swiss watch house Philippe Dubois & Fils has used the power of crowd funding to raise CHF 150,000 (£100,000) to finance the production of its new collection. The money, which has been raised from around 84 watch enthusiasts so far,...
Northampton retailer Steffans is famous for branded silver jewellery, but now the kings of brands Steff Suter and Wes Suter tell Rob Corder why they believe fashion watches are where the growth potential in the market lies as they...
Bremont Watch Company is celebrating along with brand ambassador Gary Connery, who survived dropping out of a helicopter from 2400 feet and landing in nothing more than a pile of cardboard boxes. Connery, popularly known as the Bremont Birdman, was...
50 years ago today, on May 24th 1962, a Breitling Navitimer chronograph became the first wrist chronograph to orbit the earth. The timepiece was worn by American Lt Commander Scott Carpenter as he orbited the Earth three times aboard the...
A British entrepreneur is hoping to give up his day job to concentrate full-time on his two greatest passions in life: watches and diving. Kevin Lambert, a graphic designer from Bristol, believes there is a gap in the market for...
Watch brands are claiming to be enjoying their most successful ever year at IJL, with classic mid-market timepieces appealing most to retailers. Wholesaler Since 1853, which debuted at the show last year with a single watch brand, is back this...
Forged in the foothills of the Jura Mountains, it would have been easy for Fortis founder Walter Vogt to develop an inferiority complex as he looked up at the historic watch houses dotting the landscape. Instead, as Rob Corder...
125 years after the Geneva watch industry enshrined laws governing the quality of its movements, the authorities have signed off on an even more rigorous set of standards for mechanical timepieces that test not just the movement but the...