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Bucherer considers Blue Editions showcase at international airports following Zurich success

Bucherer considers Blue Editions showcase at international airports following Zurich success

Bucherer is showcasing its entire line up of Blue Editions at a pop-up presentation in Zurich Airport and is making plans to bring the same concept to other global airports next year, according to a source close to the discussions. Bucherer Blue Editions were first created in 2016 when nine brands created 14 watches that

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The Watches of Switzerland Group reports 29% increase in global sales

The Watches of Switzerland Group has increased global revenue by 29% to £197 million (around $256m) in the second quarter of its 2019 financial year, ended October 28. Sales for the six months to October are up 30%, showing the impact of the group’s acquisition of Mayors in the United States in October 2018. Like-for-like

BREAKING NEWS: Chrono24 opens auction today for curated range of Omega Speedmasters

Chrono24 is opening a week-long auction with only Omega Speedmaster pieces in the sale. The secondary market platform worked with Robert-Jan Broer, founder and editor in chief of online watch magazine www.fratellowatches.com, to select 22 watches for the auction. Fratello Watches is an expert on the Omega Speedmaster and even coined the term “Speedy Tuesday” as

EXCLUSIVE: Baselworld open to talks on coordinating dates and location with SIHH

Baselworld’s managing director Michel Loris-Melikoff says he is open to discussions on coordinating with SIHH and EPHJ on finding a date and location that the entire watch industry can rally around. In a wide-ranging interview with WatchPro yesterday, Mr Loris-Melikoff, who took the reigns of Baselworld this summer, says that he recognizes that the needs

Manchester United’s José Mourinho puts his Special One moniker on limited edition Hublot

Manchester United manager José Mourinho joined Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe in London last night as the watchmaker unveiled its latest limited edition: the Hublot Big Bang Unico Special One. It is the second time Mr Mourinho has put his name to a Hublot timepiece. He has been a brand ambassador since 2014. “Today, I’m honored

TAG Heuer adds three boutique-only carbon watches to its Carrera collection

TAG Heuer has added three models to its Carrera line, all of which have been made from carbon. Top of the line is an all-black 45mm Carrera Carbon Tourbillon Phantom, powered by a Heuer 02T movement. It is COSC certified and has been limited to 500 pieces which will retail for $21,500 each. The other

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