WatchPro editor comments on smartwatches on CNN


When it came to making sense of the potential impact of smart watches on the traditional Swiss watch industry, CNN International spoke to Breitling boss Jean-Paul Girardin, LVMH watch president Jean-Claude Biver and WatchPro editor James Buttery.

In a segment filmed on the first day of Baselworld 2015, CNN International’s Nina Dos Santos grilled Buttery on how the newly emerging segment – and the Apple Watch – might affect the traditional watch industry and what the response was likely to be.

Dos Santos later asked Breitling vice president Jean-Paul Girardin and Tag Heuer chief executive officer Jean-Claude Biver, whose companies were both making the Baselworld headlines for connected watches, for their views on the potential impact.

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