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Becoming Bucherer — what is coming next at Tourneau?

Almost two years after Bucherer bought Tourneau, we are not much closer to knowing what the new owner has in mind for the United States. In a search for clues, Rob Corder spoke to the chairman of Bucherer in the UK, David Coleridge, whose multibrand group of luxury watch stores, The Watch Gallery, was acquired by Bucherer in 2017. In a fascinating interview, he pulls back the curtain on his relationship with the major watch groups, the lack of decision-making power in his local market and the reasons why direct to consumer sales online and in monobrand stores are stalling around the world.
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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Hank Siegel and the business of smiles at Hamilton Jewelers

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For 107 years, Hamilton Jewelers has been putting smiles on the faces of customers in Princeton, NJ, and since the 1970s in Palm Beach, and Palm Beach Gardens, FL. The luxury watch and jewelry business may have changed beyond recognition over that time, but the fundamentals of delighting customers remain timeless, according to its leadership team.

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Manfredi’s Roberto Chiappelloni describes his journey from trattorias to top end timepieces

Manfredi 30th anniversary
Roberto Chiappelloni built his first successful business empire as a restaurateur, bringing his passion for food from his Italian homeland to the residents of Queens and upstate New York. But a love of watches and a chance encounter with the owner of a pawn shop who sold him unloved timepieces turned into a second career as the creator and owner of Manfredi Jewels.
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