The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.
Chanel has joined Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chopard and Tudor in a dramatic group decision to quit Baselworld and create their own luxury watch salon in Geneva, a potentially paradigm shift in the industry.
The new watch industry show, promoted by a pool of brands led by Bulgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin, and initially scheduled in Geneva for the end of April, will be held on August 26-29 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Swiss watchmakers Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille are snapping up stakes in their franchised shops, seeking to tighten their grip on the sales network as a growing number of top brands ditch wholesalers.
The Swiss luxury watch brand Richard Mille presents a bold and mouth-wateringly creative candy-inspired collection at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) watch fair in Geneva, Switzerland.
Swiss watchmakers are starting to see signs of slowing spending from Chinese tourists, but are still banking on demand shifting to mainland China to fuel growth this year, several high-end brands said on Monday.
In the runup to the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, which will open its doors in Geneva on January 14, Parmigiani Fleurier has extended its "Toric" collection with a timepiece featuring a hand-engraved dial.