Thursday, January 27, 2022



Mondaine maintains carbon neutrality for second year

While most businesses are beginning to address their impact on global warming, Mondaine completed its mission to become carbon neutral in 2020 and built on this achievement throughout the past year.

VOICES: Do believe in hype

Robin Swithinbank believes that a mixture of positive marketing hype and fear of missing out is an irresistible combination that the best brands are executing with increasing confidence.

Rolex is a mere pretender to the Patek Philippe crown at...

Nine out of the top ten prices paid at auction so far this year have been for Patek Philippe watches.

IN DEPTH: Grand Seiko’s remarkable USA growth story

60 years after Seiko's creation of Grand Seiko, and just a decade after it was launched outside its native Japan, the brand has overtaken some of Switzerland’s most famous and venerable luxury watchmakers to break into and climb the top 10 marques in the United States.

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Introducing the world’s biggest Rolex storekeeper

Dubai-based Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons runs the biggest Rolex store in the world and is also behind one of this year's largest watch events, Dubai Watch Week. Rob Corder meets with CCO Mohammed Seddiqi and head of Dubai Watch Week Hind Seddiqi to hear about what they have planned.

IN DEPTH: Venerable Vacheron Constantin looks to the future

Watchmakers from the publicly listed groups are often accused of being slow-moving and conservative while privately-owned brands are more nimble and innovative. Richemont’s Vacheron Constantin is proving to be the exception that rule, and is being rewarded with growing enthusiasm from consumers and retail partners across the world and particularly in the United States.

Brick and mortar retailers dive into pre-owned watch space

With the watch world on fire these days as consumers clamor to buy, buy, buy, brick and mortar stores are finding new ways to cash in on trading in the pre-owned marketplace. Roberta Naas reports.

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Burdeen’s backs luxury watch market in Chicago

Matthew and Rada Burdeen are bringing a fresh and youthful energy to the Windy City, and it is catching the eyes of the biggest watch brands.

TRIBUS reaches first anniversary battle-hardened after a year from hell

TRIBUS is one year old this month, which means the company has not spent a single day operating without the buffeting headwinds of the global coronavirus pandemic.

VIEW FROM THE TOP: Stéphane Waser, managing director of Maurice Lacroix

Swiss watchmaker describes life in lock down and its plans to bounce back later this year.