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Rob Corder

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Ten days after returning from Basel, and I am still uncovering nuggets of gold in my notes about great brands and people that I met at the exhibition and are keen to fire up distribution in the United Kingdom. A...
This year's WatchPro Hot 100 venue has been confirmed as One Mayfair in the heart of London's West End shopping district. Just a stone's throw from the luxury watch boutiques of Bond Street, and the high fashion stores of Oxford...
Vostok Europe is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and the Russian-made watch brand plans to celebrate with an aggressive expansion into Western Europe. Vostok Europe describes itself as an extreme watch brand for extreme customers. Its timepieces have been...
After 40 years in the watchmaking business, Jean-Claude Racine felt ready to fulfil a lifelong ambition of creating his own watch brand. As president of Swisswatch Trading Company, Racine had already been running his own private label watch manufacturing company...
It has been less than a year since Jurgen Werner brought German watch brand Hemess Glashütte to life, and already the company has its first Baselworld exhibition on its résumé. The exuberant Werner has aimed high with the first Hemess...
Bruvik Fine Timepieces, which claims to be the Norway’s only home-grown watch brand, is looking to expand internationally from its base at the northern edge of Europe. Bruvik makes a major virtue of its Norwegian roots; incorporating water drawn from...
In 2007, four friends from Stockholm decided to quit their day jobs and launch a watch brand. They knew little about the watch industry, but brought experience from fashion and retail to their new company, Triwa, and believed that...