Watch Industry News

Floyd Mayweather, Major Watch Lover, To Wear Hublot Logo During Pacquiao Fight

Tomorrow on May 2, 2015, world boxing champions Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will fight in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand - and you know the luxury industry will be there too. Hublot's tenacity in working with a range of ...

Apple Watch Receives Red Dot: Best Of The Best Design Award

What do the Apple Watch and the MBF HM6 Space Pirate have in common? They are each recipients of 2015 Red Dot good design awards. On top of that, the Apple Watch and the MBF HM6 Space Pirate are the only two timepieces in this ...

Will The IsoSpring Steal Away The Tick-Tick-Tick Of Your Wrist Watch?

It seems that 2014 is the year of announcements for revolutionizing the wrist watch as we know it. Some of these claims will take time to prove (read: smartwatches), but others do seem to be truly reinventing bits and pieces of ...

Is Slowing Demand For Watches In Asia Finally Causing Job Cuts At Swiss Manufactures?

While the luxury watch fair Watches Wonders is running at full throttle in Hong Kong, one needs to take a step back to understand how markets in China and other places around the world are affecting the watch market and causing ...

CNN Launches Cartier Sponsored “Ones To Watch” Programming

On October 10th 2014, CNN will debut a new television program called "Ones to Watch" that will be fully sponsored by French watch and jewelry maker Cartier. Like most major media, Turner-owned CNN has been experimenting with new ...

Nixie Wrist Wearable Flying Drone

As if the world needed more items to put on our wrists, a startup company called Nixie (yes, another Nixie) is developing a wearable flying drone. This is all part of Intel's "Make It Wearable" challenge, where the chip producer ...

Is META Watch Pursuing A Patent On All Analog/Digital Dial Smartwatches?

META Watch was co-founded by Bill Geiser, who earned his watch industry stripes while working at Fossil. Whatever you might say about Fossil products, what you need to know is that it is run by some extremely smart and ...

Omega Watches Will Be “Officially Certified” By New Swiss METAS Certification, COSC Abandoned

Today, Omega has announced some very exciting news in regard to how it will certify the performance and accuracy of their timepieces with in-house produced movements. In short, Swiss Omega watches will abandon COSC Chronometer ...

“Swiss Made” To Mean A Whole Lot More For Watches In 2017

"Swiss Made" is a powerful mark applied to some of the world's best products, but what does it mean? When it comes to watches it will mean a lot more starting in 2017 and is being applied not only to the movement inside of a ...

Despite Poor Economic Conditions Why 2014 Saw Slight Increases In Swiss Watch Sales

The answer whether in 2014 the glass of wine was half full or half empty for the luxury industry is a moot point. It was, indeed, a challenging year. Obviously, geo-political developments occurring in the Middle East, Ukraine, Hong Kong, or China ...