Category: Jaeger-LeCoultre

Why are Swiss Watches Prized?

Categories: Audermars Piguet, Blancpain, Breitling, Doxa, Girard-Perregaux, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Movado, Omega, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Richard Mille, Rolex, Swatch, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, TAG Heuer, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin, Zenith

Swiss watches are at the peak of the industry. Why? Because almost every important innovation in wristwatch technology was born in Switzerland, including the first water-proof watch, the first chronograph, the first automatic, the first quartz watch, the first featuring … Read More

Analyst: Fall of China Political Star Might Signal Trouble for Swiss Watches

Categories: IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Panerai, Piaget, Swiss Watch News, Vacheron Constantin

Some China watchers suspect that the highly publicized ouster of flashy politician Bo Xilai (above right) and the murder charge against his charismatic wife, Gu Kailai (above left), known for her taste for finer things could mean the appetite for luxury … Read More

Swiss Watch Brands’ ‘Digital IQ’ Ranked

Categories: Breitling, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Omega, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Swiss Watch News, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, TAG Heuer, Vacheron Constantin, Watch & Social Media

In our previous post, we cited the first-ever Digital IQ Index for watches & jewelry companies. Today, we are going to reveal the highlights of the rankings. The highest scoring Swiss watch brand overall was Jaeger-LeCoultre at #3 overall with … Read More

L2: Watch Brands Fail ‘Digital IQ’ Test

Categories: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Movado, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Swiss Watch News

L2, the New York City-based thinktank, is out with its first-ever Digital IQ Index for watches & jewelry companies. Gray market fears, counterfeit concerns, pricing opacity, and retailer/brand conflict have contributed to an environment that makes it tough for these … Read More

Jaeger-LeCoultre Releases 80th Anniversary Reverso

Categories: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Swiss Watch News, Watch Reviews

One of the world’s most iconic timepieces is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. The story of how Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso came to be isn’t well know–until know. For example, César de Trey, a wealthy Swiss businessman, is said to be responsible … Read More

Report: Online Searches for Fine Swiss Watches up 14 Percent in 2009

Categories: Audermars Piguet, Blancpain, Hublot, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Swiss Watch News, Zenith

World Watch Report recently took a look at online behavior and fine watches and found some surprising results. Despite the worldwide economic recession, searches for high-end watches costing $10,000 USD or more were up 14 percent in 2009 compared to … Read More

Richemont Reports Revenue Surge on Strong Swiss Watch Demand

Categories: IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Piaget, Swiss Watch News

Richemont, the world’s second-largest maker of luxury goods, recently reported strong year-over-year revenue growth of 17 percent thanks in part to strong interest in its Swiss watches from newly affluent Chinese and Russians. Richemont owns several important Swiss watchmakers, including … Read More

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Buy an Aston Martin for 250K and Get a Swiss Watch for ‘Just’ 35K More

Categories: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Cars

Aston Martin DBS drivers now have a chance to get their paws on a special watch just for DBS owners. The Jaeger LeCoultre AMVOX2 has been designed strictly for this exclusive group. The  chronograph has over 400 parts and costs … Read More