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Sales in the Americas were 47% higher in the quarter ended June 30 compared to the same period in 2019.
Pre-owned watches from the likes of Rolex, Patek Philippe and Omega will be sold online at the luxury fashion ecommerce giants.
Norbert Platt, a veteran and CEO of Richemont Group, appointed to advise pre-owned watch specialist at a time when the industry is expected to consolidate.
Aura's blockchain-based solution will provide incorruptible data on a product's provenance and history along with proof of authenticity, addressing the challenges of traceability, responsible sourcing and sustainability.
Arjen van de Vall takes the reins from co-founder Matt Bowling, who has been interim CEO for the past year.
Mr Porter and Net-A-Porter get privileged access to new watches launched this week at the Richemont-funded Watches & Wonders.
Openings underline the importance of the Golden Gate City as a West Coast hub not only of technology and commerce but also of watch collecting and fine watch culture, the company says.
Swatch Group watch sales fell faster than those for Rolex and Tudor, leaving Rolex AG the largest watchmaking group in 2020.
Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa were the best-performing regions, notching sales increases of 25% and 27% respectively.
When searching for the new watch on Google via a mobile device, a search result will show: “View in 3D”. The function then displays a hi-resolution 360 degree image of the watch.