Saturday, July 24, 2021



Watch brands will cut all but the most exceptional retail partners...

Audemars Piguet chief executive François-Henry Bennahmias says that watch brands will cut retail partners out of their future plans unless they can prove their value.

CORDER’S COLUMN: Diary dates

It is two years and three months since March 2019, the last time the global watch industry gathered for a major trade fair in Switzerland. We need to plan for a face to face future.

CORDER’S COLUMN: Thank you Jean-Christophe and Bulgari

Bulgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin is the sort of optimist and business leader the world needs right now.

Electricianz watch review: Blue Z Metal

If you are going to make a light show integral to your watch concept, it is best done against a dark backdrop.

Rolex rests

After a tumultuous 2020, Switzerland's biggest watchmaker is in recovery mode for 2021.

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.

CORDER’S COLUMN: Secondary thoughts

The second hand watch business is developing so much faster than the primary market, and its leading players are getting seriously rich.

Rolex underwhelms super-fan CEO with 2021 watches

After decades as a collector, Paul Altieri turned his passion into a business by buying Bob's Watches and turning it into one of America's...

Rolex rumored to be waltzing Cellini out of the door and...

Watches bearing the Cellini name have always felt like a strange fit within Rolex's portfolio, not least because the brand's reputation is built and meticulously maintained on its output of indestructible tool watches.

TRIBUS watch review: TRI-01 Small Second COSC

TRI-01 is a timeless classic, built to last, that I would expect to give every owner decades of trouble-free service.