Industry News


The search for optimism

— After a week patrolling the halls of Geneva’s Palexpo at the SIHH 2015, we conclude that the industry is in rude health, despite the various challenges it faces.
JANUARY 26, 2015
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Hamilton - Nicolas Ivanoff - Flight Session at Monument Valley 2015


Video. Nicolas Ivanoff - Flight Session at Monument Valley

— The film shows a breathtaking flight session in the Navajos' legendary territory.
JANUARY 25, 2015
Les représentants du meilleur cheval des Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings 2014, Just A Way © Longines


Just A Way, world’s best racehorse

— Longines and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities rewarded the greatest racehorses of 2014.
JANUARY 23, 2015
A. Lange&Söhne booth SIHH 2015

A. Lange & Söhne

Video. SIHH 2015

— Impressions of the SIHH 2015 in Geneva.
JANUARY 23, 2015
Hublot exposition Genève


Video. Exhibition in Geneva

— During the "Wonder Week" Hublot showcases its new models at the Hotel Kempinski.
JANUARY 22, 2015
Julien Coudray 1528, Competentia

Julien Coudray 1518

The Manufacture under Belgian flag

— Belgian industrial Joris Ide announces the acquisition of the Swiss manufacturer of watches IMH and its fine watchmaking brand Julien Coudray 1518.
JANUARY 22, 2015


Video. Journey to the Stars

— IWC Schaffhausen and around 800 prominent guests gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the legendary Portugieser watch family at the SIHH.
JANUARY 22, 2015
Zenith, Academy Georges Favre-Jacot


Video. Academy Georges Favre-Jacot

— Named after its founder, the Zenith Academy Georges Favre-Jacot marks the Le Locle-based manufacture's 150th anniversary.
JANUARY 21, 2015
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Bulgari Protect – turning back time on prices in Switzerland

— Bulgari has today announced that it will be offering its watch customers in Switzerland prices that equate to the Swiss franc – euro exchange rate before the Swiss National Bank dropped its peg to the euro last week.
JANUARY 21, 2015
La Tradition Breguet, au coeur d'une icône © Breguet


"La Tradition Breguet, at the heart of an icon"

— This Wednesday January 21s, in Geneva, Breguet invites VIP clients and journalists to the exclusive launch of its new exhibition.
JANUARY 21, 2015
Christophe Claret X-Trem1, HYT Skull Red-Eye, Greubel-Forsey Art Piece

SIHH 2015

Hands-free watches

— A selection of watches presented during the 2015 “wonder week” dispense with the traditional hour and minute hands completely.
JANUARY 21, 2015
Angelo Bonati, CEO Panerai


Video. Angelo Bonati, CEO

— Discover the Panerai DNA presented by Officine Panerai CEO Angelo Bonati.
JANUARY 20, 2015
Jérôme Lambert and Charlotte Casiraghi © Montblanc


Charlotte Casiraghi, new global ambassador

— Equestrian Champion, writer and producer becomes new face of the brand and will appear in Montblanc’s forthcoming advertising campaign.
JANUARY 20, 2015
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    Wonder week and the new World Watch Retailer Awards

    — The coming week takes on extra significance for WorldTempus as we announce the first-ever edition of the World Watch Retailer Awards on the opening day of the...
    JANUARY 19, 2015
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    Georges-Henri Meylan

    Happy birthday!

    — The 70th birthday of the chairman of MELB Holding, the owner of Hautlence and H. Moser & Cie, coincides with the opening of the SIHH 2015 today.
    JANUARY 19, 2015
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    Interview with Jérôme Lambert

    — After presenting a perpetual calendar for an unbeatable 15,000 Swiss francs last year, Montblanc leads the way again this year with a world time watch that...
    JANUARY 19, 2015