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June 28 2012

Tank Anglaise, the new incarnation of a cult line

The new Tank Anglaise watch by Cartier is about to take the markets by storm, an…
In 1917, as the world floundered in war, a tank made its entrance at Cartier. A tank which would later prompt French...
June 27 2012

Couture timekeeping: high fashion brands colonize the Jura

What do Hermes and Chanel have in common? The obvious answer is that they are all…
In the 1970s and ’80s, the term “fashion watch” was coined when runway labels licensed their names...
June 22 2012

Cartier Tank: A Saga in Pictures

Almost a hundred years old, the iconic Cartier Tank watch has appeared in a myriad…
Initially square when designed in 1917, the Tank, so company tradition has it, was born in the imagination of Louis...
June 21 2012

End of the road for Arlette Emch at the Swatch Group

Arlette Emch reaches retirement age in February 2013. But it is in mid-July 2012…
"The Swatch Group thanks Arlette-Elsa Emch for her long career in the service of the Group and wishes her all the best...
June 15 2012

Collectible watches turn a passion into profit

Investment funds, an industry in their own right, couldn't fail to spot watches'…
Niche markets - areas of investment outside the financial mainstream - have caught many an investor's eye, a prime...
June 13 2012

French watch and jewellery market: growth is resuming

In 2011, the French watch and jewellery market returned to a growth with a 3% increase…
According to an annual study by the Francéclat/Société 5-GFK Committee, sales of all products...
 
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