2019 retrospective Our most popular articles
The final hours of 2019 provide the perfect opportunity for a traditional retrospective. The following were the 10 most popular English-language articles on WorldTempus this year. Have you read them?
In 2019, WorldTempus published around 420 articles, written by its in-house journalists and editors, as well as by contributors based all over the world, from a total of 1270 published pieces. Introductions to new watches, interviews with watch brand CEOs, articles interpreting the watch trends we’ve observed this year, analyses of new technologies, plus our regular Monday editorials – all these are ranked by our analytics engine. And the verdict is in: these are the ten most popular WorldTempus articles on the English version of the website this year. Make the most of this chance to take a second look. It would be a shame to miss out!
An extraordinary watch with an animated complication inspired by the mysteries of astronomy – it’s no surprise that the most-read article in English was about the Astronomia Solar Zodiac.
WorldTempus journalists meet and interview many watch brand CEOs throughout the year. Our interview with the CEO of Favre-Leuba, whom we met at Baselworld, was the most popular interview of 2019.
Prices of luxury watches are often astronomical. This in-depth article analyses how Frédérique Constant manages to offer such astonishingly reasonable prices.
En 2019, WorldTempus vous a proposé de rencontrer quatre collectionneurs de montres Omega. Celui-ci a été le plus populaire, mais les autres arrivent en bonne position aussi dans le top 10.
The world of women’s watches also enjoys excellent visibility, and the position of this article shows that jewellery watches continue to fascinate. And clearly, not all the readers were women!
To complete the top 10, these were the articles that came in 6th to 10th place in terms of reading figures.
6. Meccaniche Veloci - Ancient techniques, modern times
7. Seiko - Celebrating 20 years of the Spring Drive calibre
8. Materials - Complex composites: an in-depth look at carbon fibre watches
9. Grand Seiko - Four seasons watches as USA exclusive
10. Eberhard - Return to the eagle's nest
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Frédérique Constant has made a successful business out of offering affordable luxury, experiencing growth rates well above the industry average. The owners have a clear mission to make fine...Find out more >
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