WatchPro is delighted to announce the finalists in the Fashion/Lifestyle Watch Brand of the Year category of the 2016 WatchPro Awards.
The finalists are brands operating in the UK that have demonstrated they have the best products, sales, support, service, and marketing this year.
The finalists in the WatchPro Awards Fashion/Lifestyle Brand of the Year category are:
The CURV, which hit retail in September, is going to make a great year even better for Bulova. Persistent, professional, long term investment in the UK market has positioned them as a retailer and consumer favourite in this country.
Appointing Florence and the Machine singer Florence Welch as brand ambassador hit the bullseye for Gucci with its timepieces flying out of major multiples in the UK while its sports line including the Gucci Dive given the brand credibility with men.
Hugo Boss has had a ladies’ and a men’s watch in the WatchPro Watches of the Year for two years running. Great product coupled with strong merchandising support for retailers has the MGS Distribution brand motoring.
Did Olivia Burton only launch in 2012? Founders Lesa Bennett and Jemma Fennings have proved to be formidable business leaders, securing international distribution for their watches this year, but it is their eye for design that makes Olivia Burton a finalist for Fashion/Lifestyle Brand of the Year.
Fossil Group tends to see certain brands rise in its portfolio as others plateau, and this has been the year of Armani Exchange watches, according to department stores and online retailers in particular.