Category: Panerai

The 5 Most Powerful People in the Swiss Watch Industry for 2013

Categories: Breguet, Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry, IWC, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Panerai, Piaget, Rolex, Swatch, Swiss Watch News, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, Vacheron Constantin

Who are the movers and shakers that drive the Swiss Watch industry forward? There are probably 20 contenders but here’s our picks for the five most powerful players right now. Each one will play a leading role in shaping the … 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

China’s Challenges Pose Risks for Swiss Watchmakers

Categories: IWC, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Panerai, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin

Canada’s Globe and Mail recently speculated that the ravenous appetite for luxury goods like Swiss watches may be on the decline. China, the world’s third largest importer of Swiss watches, faces a crackdown on conspicuous consumption, corruption, as well as growing economic … Read More

The National Watch and Clock Museum

Categories: Panerai, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia

If you’ve got an avid interest in clocks and watches, you might want to consider a trip to The National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA. The museum, with more than 12,000 items on site displayed in 18,000 square … Read More