Archive for the ‘Watches & Jewelry’ Category

Tag Heuer Looking Beyond the Metros

Posted by Lauren Proctor on October 5, 2009

Swiss luxury watch maker Tag Heuer is now looking beyond the metros. The company, which has seen its share in the estimated Rs 1,200 crore Indian luxury watches market, grow to 8 per cent, will multiply its presence in the country through multi-branded outlets in the smaller cities. (Business Standard)

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India: The Epicentre for Western Luxury Brands

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 27, 2009

Consider the latest catwalk collections at the most recently concluded Indian fashion weeks. Notice anything different? Yes the divas and fashionistas of New Delhi 110011 and Mumbai 400006 were all there. (The Economist)

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New, Old Trend Emerging on the Diamond District

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 25, 2009

A new trend is emerging on the diamond market, where rough unpolished diamonds now are being sought after by diamond dealers and used by jewellery designers for their character, uniqueness and authenticity. (Janus Thinking)

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Baume & Mercier Watches Lose Their CEO

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 25, 2009

What is it, resign as CEO season? Just the other day I wrote about how A. Lange & Sohne lost their CEO, and now the same is happening to Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier. (Luxist)

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CEO of Richemont’s Lange & Soehne Steps Down

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 24, 2009

The head of watchmaker Lange & Soehne, part of Swiss-based luxury goods group Richemont (CFR.VX), has stepped down due to differences of opinion over strategy, the German watch brand said. (Reuters)

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Geneva’s 14 Most Prestigious Watchmakers

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 21, 2009

Walking along Geneva’s lakefront at night, you might think the canon of Geneva watch brands are represented in the lighted signs atop the buildings along the shore. But while the multiplicity of brands remind you that you are in the capital city of watchmaking, the top of the pyramid is occupied by just two of them. (Robb Report)

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EBay Calls on EU to Change Luxury Brand Rules

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 18, 2009

EBay Inc. called Thursday on the European Union to change antitrust rules that allow luxury manufacturers to choose who can sell their branded goods online. (Forbes)

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David Yurman Joins the iPhone App Crowd

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 17, 2009

I would love to be an iPhone app developer that is well connected to the luxury world. I would have clients waiting in line to get their own iPhone app making it possible for trendy mobile phone goers to check out watches and jewelry on the go. It is really effective actually. (Luxist)

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Faberge Asks Rich to Surf Web for $7 Million Brooches

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 16, 2009

Faberge, the jeweler that made gem- encrusted oversized eggs for Russia’s czars, says the quickest way to make money selling its $7 million brooches in a recession is to lure the wealthy into surfing the Web. (Bloomberg)

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David Yurman Joins the iPhone App Crowd

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 16, 2009

I would love to be an iPhone app developer that is well connected to the luxury world. I would have clients waiting in line to get their own iPhone app making it possible for trendy mobile phone goers to check out watches and jewelry on the go. (Luxist)

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