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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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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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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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