A shared passion for fine detail New partners: ARMIN STROM & TECHART
(05/2013) The ARMIN STROM Watch Manufacture is delighted to be collaborating with a new partner and renowned presence in the world of exceptional manufacturers.
(04/2013) Since 1883, the contribution of Alpina to the Swiss watchmaking industry has been in the innovation of caliber and watch production methods and organisation. It can be rightly said that the “Alpina Union Horlogère,” whose members were called the “Alpinists," was the ancestor of today’s modern Swiss watch groups.
(04/2013) The completely redesigned BASELWORLD Watch and Jewellery Show is running from April 25 to May 2, 2013 in Basel. Federal Councillor Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf will be ceremonially opening the show. For the first time, BASELWORLD is being staged in the new hall complex designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron.
(04/2013) Having restated its values, Zenith can assert its brand identity: authentic, high-end, passionate and free-spirited. All these are descriptions that bespeak excellence and attitude, words that imply high standards and technical quality, but also emotion, and that are being translated into a new international marketing campaign, a new online presence, and a new booth at Baselworld 2013.
(04/2013) Starting immediately Jan Edöcs will assume responsibility for operations at Hanhart. He will also continue to be a senior partner at the business and financial consulting group Consalve AG, whose services Hanhart already employed in the past. The 42-year-old Edöcs has more than 20 years' experience in the watch industry (Omega, Swatch Ltd., Versace, Milus International SA) and has proven experience in business management.
(03/2013) The sportiest Candy Time of all times is on its way! MADISON NEW YORK and FC Bayern München start an exclusive license cooperation. With four new models this special edition of the famous Candy Time by MADISON NEW YORK Collection – already successful in over 50 countries worldwide – goes on sale in November.
(03/2013) As ARMIN STROM prepares to present its new calibres at Baselworld, the brand is also looking forward to the launch of its new multi-phase international advertising campaign. The objective of the campaign is to present the know-how of the brand in an original manner and with a fresh, accessible tone – one that enables true connoisseurs of fine timepieces to enter the world of ARMIN STROM.
(03/2013) On March 6, 2013, Günter Wiegand, Managing Director of Glashütte Original, presided over the opening of a modern factory in Pforzheim, Germany, for the manufactory’s own production of watch dials. Together with the facility manager, Kurt Müller, Mr Wiegand led guests on a tour of the well-lit rooms, around 1,300 square metres in all.
(03/2013) She is beautiful, feminine, sexy, intelligent and active. As a successful businesswoman, wife and soon-to-be mother, she symbolises the modern 21st century woman. She represents the values dear to Hublot such as independence, character, family and loyalty.
(03/2013) Ulysse Nardin announced the appointment of Benedikt Schlegel On behalf of the Board, with effect from March 1, 2013. Benedikt Schlegel from Movado Group Inc. Movado Group added Ulysse Nardin , over the past seven years, he served as senior vice president of the group and served as the leading brand of the Chief Operating Officer of Europe activities in Switzerland.
(03/2013) Swiss watch manufacturer Oris and the Williams F1 Team have signed a new contract to continue their faithful cooperation in 2013. The Oris logo will appear on the cockpit shoulders and the front wing, as well as on the driver’s gloves, helmets and the team's overalls.
(02/2013) The new building project for MCH Messe Basel was first presented to the public just under seven years ago. After some 22 months' construction work – divided up over three building phases between June 2010 and February 2013 – HRS Real Estate AG, the general contractor responsible for building the complex, handed the new hall over to MCH Basel Exhibition on February 8, 2013, on schedule and according to plan.
(02/2013) The exhibitors at BASELWORLD 2013 are using the opening of the new hall complex in Basel as an opportunity to present their brands on new stands. The exhibiting companies will be integrating their products in a new brand world in order to offer visitors a commensurate experience.
(02/2013) The Swiss watch industry recorded another vintage year in 2012 following its excellent showing in 2011. The value of watch exports rose to 21.4 billion francs last year. This represents an increase of 2.1 billion francs, or +10.9%.
(02/2013) In 2012, the Swatch Group exceeded its eight-billion-franc target for gross sales. In an economic environment that remained extremely nervous, the Group increased gross sales by 14.0% to CHF 8 143 million, one billion more than in 2011.