Cartier owner destroys more than £400m of watches in two years

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The Swiss watchmaker Richemont has destroyed nearly €500m (£437m) of its designer timepieces over the past two years to avoid them being sold at knockdown prices. The Geneva-based luxury goods gro

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IN VIDEO: Relive the excitement of the 2017 WatchPro Awards

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The 2017 WatchPro Awards were the biggest event of the year for the British watch industry. Over 200 VIPs ranging from chief executives of the biggest retail multiples and UK leaders from iconic inte

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Bonhams sets new world record price for any modern TAG Heuer sold at auction

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Rolex and Patek Philippe watches are not the only brands setting new price records at this season’s global auctions, vintage Heuer timepieces are also commanding frenzied bidding wars. This month

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Casio G-Shock crams ultimate survival kit into connected Rangeman

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Casio G-SHOCK’s first watch with built in solar-assisted GPS goes on sale this week. The Rangeman GPRB1000, now available in black or olive green, is being billed as the ultimate timepiece for surv

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Insights: Secrets of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak dial and case factory

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The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak is an icon of horology. Launched in 1972, designed by Gerald Genta, it is the forerunner to define the genre of watches we now know as luxury sports watches. The original

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Czapek & Cie acquires a timepiece made by Patek, Czapek & Cie in 1842: a milestone of its ...

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Czapek has announced the acquisition of watch No. 535 at Sotheby’s Important watch auction, May 2018. This timepiece, made by Patek, Czapek & Cie in 1842 is a very rare and early yellow gold open fa

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CORDER'S COLUMN: Richemont makes bold bid for credibility with millennials

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Richemont’s creation of a completely new brand in the form of Baume is a bold and necessary step to appeal directly to a younger audience. Some of the launch language is a little too breathless for

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Breitling launches Navitimer 8 collection in ME

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The automatic wristwatch is powered by the Breitling Caliber 45, whose bidirectional rotor winding offers over 40 hours of power reserve. The dial, in ...

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Online watch retailing can't ignore China

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Audemars Piguet is ahead of the game. Earlier this month, it announced a collaboration with JD.com, the Chinese Amazon, to develop its e-commerce ...

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Contemporary Artist Shepard Fairey Partners With Hublot To Create Limited Edition Meca-10 Watch

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Tonight at the historic Mack Sennett Studios in Los Angeles, Hublot – along with well-known contemporary street artist and graphic designer Shepard ...

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