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German Watch Museum Glashütte pays tribute to the Glashütte Supply System

Special Exhibition opens with guests from all over Germany German Watch Museum Glashütte pays tribute to the Glashütte Supply System

(06/2014) June 5, 2014 saw the opening of a special exhibition at the German Watch Museum Glashütte, entitled “Glashütte Cottage Industry: A Flourishing Supply System”. More than eighty guests from the region’s political and business communities, representatives of the city of Glashütte and its watchmakers, witnesses to the history of watchmaking, lenders and watch connoisseurs from all over Germany followed the invitation of the museum.

Zeitwinkel: successful international expansion

Significant growth Zeitwinkel: successful international expansion

(04/2014) Zeitwinkel, the independent watch manufacturer from the Swiss Jura Mountains has always sought direct contact with customers in important export markets and has thus been able to show significant growth already for 2014.

Tissot presents new advertising campaign

Showing Swissness is at the heart of Tissot's identity Tissot presents new advertising campaign

(04/2014) In an exciting new global campaign, Tissot is getting back to basic and keeping its message clear and simple. Its Swiss heritage is emphasised in the Tissot logo that includes the "+" sign. It is not only the same as in the Swiss flag, symbolising quality, tradition and reliability but also represents the qualities you will find in Tissot watches, thanks to the brand’s 160 years of expertise.

ARMIN STROM and Marussia F1 Team

Strong relationship ARMIN STROM and Marussia F1 Team

(03/2014) Watch manufacturer, ARMIN STROM, is pleased to announce the continuation of its collaboration with the Marussia F1 Team. ARMIN STROM will be acting as the official timing partner for the Anglo-Russian Formula 1 Team for a fourth consecutive season. 

ADVA Optical Networking acquires Oscilloquartz

Specialist in the Time and Frequency field ADVA Optical Networking acquires Oscilloquartz

(03/2014) The Swatch Group Ltd and ADVA Optical Networking SE today announced that ADVA Optical Networking SE has acquired all shares of Oscilloquartz Ltd., based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in early April 2014. Further terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed.

Hublot invests 20 million CHF and creates 100 new posts

First ground broken at the new Hublot manufacture! Hublot invests 20 million CHF and creates 100 new posts

(03/2014) To meet its need for growth and continue the verticalisation of its production, Hublot is today starting the construction of a second large building which will more than double the surface area of its manufacture in Nyon. The first sod was turned today by Jean-Claude Biver, Chairman of Hublot and President of the LVMH Group's Watch Division, and Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot.

Hublot is launching its sunglasses

Handmade in Switzerland Hublot is launching its sunglasses

(02/2014) Following on from the All Black skis developed with Zai, the carbon racing bike developed with BMC, the sledge made from wood, carbon and leather developed with ECAL, the soundboard developed with JMC Lutherie and the High Fidelity headphones developed with Monster, Hublot is now launching its sunglasses designed and developed in the same spirit: collaborate with the best to create a product which is different, unique and pioneering.

Hublot opens its first boutique in Latin America

New model dedicated to Pelé Hublot opens its first boutique in Latin America

(02/2014) At 5th February 2014, the "Cidade Maravilhosa" – or marvellous city – of Rio de Janeiro was selected by Hublot for its first Latin American address. A natural choice, considering that the Brazilian FIFA World Cup will use Hublot as its official timekeeper.

JEANRICHARD kicks-off partnership with Arsenal FC

A major step forward JEANRICHARD kicks-off partnership with Arsenal FC

(01/2014) The Swiss watchmaker JEANRICHARD becomes Global Partner as well as “Official Watch” of the emblematic London football club Arsenal FC of the English Premier League. This long-term partnership marks a major step forward for the newest oldest Swiss watch brand that is now going to play in the “Premier League” and for Arsenal that has a very strong global following.

Zenith is official timekeeper of the 52 Super Series

The world’s leading performance monohull circuit Zenith is official timekeeper of the 52 Super Series

(01/2014) The 52 Super Series, the world’s leading performance monohull circuit, has appointed Swiss premium watch brand Zenith as official timekeeper following a new agreement in preparation for the first regatta of the 2014 season, Quantum Key West which started on Monday January 20th. The partnership is initially set to span three years.

A. Lange & Söhne remains Germany's leading luxury brand

Wirtschaftswoche Luxury Ranking A. Lange & Söhne remains Germany's leading luxury brand

(01/2014) The acclaimed watch brand from Saxony retains its standing as Germany’s leading luxury brand: For the fourth time in a row – after 2007, 2009, and 2011 –, A. Lange & Söhne tops the list of the “Wirtschaftswoche Luxury Ranking”. The roster of Germany’s 30 most eminent luxury brands is published by the business magazine every two years.

Swatch Group sales grow 8.3 percent

A new record of CHF 8 817 million Swatch Group sales grow 8.3 percent

(01/2014) With its 20 brands, the worldwide leader in the watch sector grew by a further 8.3%, generating record sales of CHF 8 817 million in 2013, despite the extremely adverse currency situation. The major growth factors were the strong brands and the extensive distribution and retail network.

Fire at ETA in Grenchen put out

A fire broke out in the galvanic department Fire at ETA in Grenchen put out

(01/2014) At Sunday the 29th of december 2013 at around 8:45 A.M. a fire broke out in the galvanic department of the main building of ETA Manufacture Horlogère in Grenchen. While the workshop has been entirely destroyed, nobody was harmed.

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