Month: November 2019
Business News: Why LVMH Has Bought Tiffany & Co., And What This Might Mean For Watch Collectors

Business News: Why LVMH Has Bought Tiffany & Co., And What This Might Mean For Watch Collectors

Today, in Paris, LVMH, the world’s largest luxury goods group, announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Tiffany & Co. for approximately $16.2 billion.  It was the luxury’s industry’s largest acquisition ever. It doubles the revenues of LVMH’s watches & jewelry division, the newest and smallest of the group’s five business divisions. […]

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Close-Up: The Carl F. Bucherer Heritage BiCompax Annual

Close-Up: The Carl F. Bucherer Heritage BiCompax Annual

In late 2018, Carl F. Bucherer revealed the Tourbillon Double Peripheral Limited Edition as the launch point for the new Heritage Collection meant to commemorate the company’s 130-year history of involvement in the watch industry as a jeweler and watchmaker. According to the brand, the Heritage Collection would function as a tentpole range of exclusively […]

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BEST WATCH BRANDS

As with any search for a bargain, you have to know where to look and which brand names to zero in on, but if you do you could be in with a chance of kitting out your entire watch wardrobe for half the price of an Omega Speedmaster. And we’re not just talking quartz watches from fashion […]

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Breaking News: The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Wins the Aiguille D'Or At The 2019 GPHG Awards

Breaking News: The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Wins the Aiguille D'Or At The 2019 GPHG Awards

The votes have been counted and the results are in. The winner of watchmaking’s most prestigious industry award is the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin. This is the serially produced, commercially available version of a watch that readers may remember from its initial debut as the Royal Oak RD#2. Presented at the SIHH […]

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