Raymond Weil

Swiss watchmaker Raymond Weil dies at 87

Raymond Weil Genève is known to be one of the few watch brands to bear the name of the founder and still operate as a family business.

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Apple smartwatch will be waited by Swiss watchmakers

Swiss watchmakers are warily eyeing Apple’s reported progress towards creating a “smartwatch”, but say they are not too worried about the tech goliath’s likely incursion into their traditional turf.

Longines Partners with Royal Ascot

Longines has become the official partner for Ascot racecourse in time for the next Royal race meeting in June.

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Harrods Celebrates 180 Years of Jaeger-LeCoultre

To celebrate the 180th anniversary of Jaeger-LeCoultre, Harrods is hosting a series of masterclasses with the watchmakers from the Swiss manufacture.

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Swiss watchmaker Corum sold to China Haidian

The Swiss watchmaker Corum said Wednesday it had been acquired by China Haidian in the first purchase of a luxury Swiss watch company by a Chinese rival.

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Luxury watch superstore to target Chinese in Paris

Luxury Swiss retail giant Richemont, owner of such brands as Cartier, Piaget and Jaeger-LeCoultre, is to open the world’s largest shop for luxury watches in Paris. Business Montres quoted an internal memo saying a three-storey 2,200 square metre (24,000 square foot) shop would open early 2013. The shop would take over the premises of the [...]

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