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WWD Basel: Fun at the Fair

Luxury brands will take advantage of the fair to introduce their latest key models.

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Smartwatches Gain Steam

The smartwatch is finally here — and Swiss watchmakers aren’t sure how they feel about it.

Shinola to Offer Lifetime Warranty on Watches

Shinola is backing up its mission statement — “the belief that products should be built to last” — with a lifetime guarantee.

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Hermès to Push RTW, Watches, Jewelry

The Birkin could take a backseat to fashion this year as the fashion firm plans to up other fast-growing categories.

Currency Fluctuations Impact Swatch

Chief executive officer Nick Hayek said that foreign exchange variations could dent the group’s revenues by up to 500 million Swiss francs.

London Watch Boutique Hit by Attempted Robbery

While no property was stolen Monday, a security guard required hospital treatment following the raid.

Swiss Watch Exports Confirm Rebound

Timepieces in all materials and most price segments helped drive the business in February.

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IWC Schaffhausen Partners With Tribeca Film Festival

The Swiss watchmaker is once again the event’s official "Festival-Time" partner.

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Google Extends Android to Smartwatches

The Web giant is working with Fossil and others to bring wearable technology to the wrist.

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Baume & Mercier Taps Peter Lindbergh

The Swiss luxury watch brand is celebrating key moments with a black-and-white advertising campaign.

Swatch Files Lawsuit Against Target Corp.

The discounter is accused of selling watches that copy Swatch designs.

Swatch Group Sells Subsidiary

Germany’s ADVA Optical Networking SE has bought Oscilloquartz Ltd. for an undisclosed sum.

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