It seemed just a few short weeks ago that you couldn’t turn anywhere without finding a story about the renaissance of the Swiss watch industry. But the economic crisis means luxury items are just that in a time of restrained spending. That’s got the attention of some analysts who say 2009 is shaping up to the be the worst year for watch sales in decades. For example, the National Post recently reported:
What do you think? On target or hyperbole? Have you shelved that plan to buy a new Swiss watch?