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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

Swatch Group Ruling Spurs Rivals to Snap Up Movement Makers

Categories: Omega, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swatch, Swiss Watch News, Ulysse Nardin

The Swatch Group owns some of the most iconic brands in the industry, including Omega. But it also currently supplies 60 percent of the movements used by the rest of the Swiss watchmaking industry. That’s about to change. Switzerland’s competition … Read More

Ulysse Nardin Blows Away Baselworld with New Chairman Phone

Categories: Baselworld, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Swiss Watch News, Ulysse Nardin, Watch Tech

We’ve come to think of Ulysee Nardin as a Swiss watchmaker with a rich heritage of creating innovative timepieces. Now they are becoming known for something else. With the latest Chairman smartphone introductions, Ulysee Nardin has produced a show-stopper that had … Read More

Swiss Watchmakers Jump Into New Lines of Business

Categories: Baselworld, Girard-Perregaux, Omega, Other Swiss Watch Brands, TAG Heuer, Ulysse Nardin

Some of the world’s most prominent Swiss watchmakers are diversifying into other luxury product areas, such as fine pens, eyewear, and perfume. This comes after years of watching idly as prominent upscale brands such as Montblanc, Gucci, and Porsche launched … Read More

Top 10 Swiss Watch Companies by Chronometer Certifications

Categories: Breitling, Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry, Omega, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Rolex, Swiss Watch News, TAG Heuer, Ulysse Nardin

The Federation of the Swiss Watchmaking Industry (FH) recently reported that chronometer certifications–a key measure of mechanical timekeeping accuracy–were up 10.7 percent in 2006. Once again, Rolex had the lion’s share of the market with more than 50 percent of … Read More

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