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Swiss watchmakers clock record exports in 2014

Swiss watch exports last year ticked in at a historic 22.2 billion Swiss francs ($23.9 billion), the Customs Administration said.

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Whisky industry worth billions to British economy

Britain’s whisky trade is worth over £5 billion to the economy each year and provides over 40,000 jobs, according to a recent study.

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China luxury market shrank in 2014

Sales of luxury goods in mainland China fell`1% to 115 billion yuan ($18.5 billion) in 2014 compared to a year earlier according to Bain & Company.

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Alessandro Michele Confirmed At Gucci

Gucci has decided to stay in-house and hand the creative director title to its head accessories designer Alessandro Michele.

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Swiss watchmakers to raise prices after franc increase

Switzerland’s luxury watchmakers are considering raising prices on their timepieces in the eurozone by up to 7% due to the ballooning franc.

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Frida Giannini Leaves Gucci One Month Early

Gucci creative director Frida Giannini has left the fashion house a month earlier than planned after a new CEO took control of the label.

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