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Rolex testimonee storms to victory at Royal Birkdale

Rolex testimonee storms to victory at Royal Birkdale

Rolex testimonee Jordan Spieth has won the 146th Royal Birkdale Open, becoming the Champion Golfer of the Year for the first time in his career. Spieth joins an exclusive list of players to have won the original Major championship in professional golf, including fellow Rolex testimonees Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus, known as

MIDHURST, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  A general view of the atmosphere at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup Polo Final at Cowdray Park on July 23, 2017 in Midhurst, England.  

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Reverso timepieces awarded to British polo champions

Jaeger-LeCoultre has honoured the winners of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup with four personalised Reverso watches. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup is played to decide the British Open Polo Championship and is the premier polo tournament in the world. Jaeger-Le-Coultre’s association with the sport stretches back 86 years, when the Reverso was created to withstand a game

Seiko Jura Watches Space Launch

Seiko watch being launched into space is forecast to land in Cambridge

Deryshire-based Jura Watches is sending a £1,500 watch into Earth’s stratosphere using a helium balloon today for space exploration day. It will launch from Carsington Water, Derbyshire, where C W Sellors, parent company of Jura Watches, plans to build a jewellery design centre visitor attraction. Early predictions of the watch landing placed it in Doncaster

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Henry London expands route to market by taking timepieces to sea

Watchmaker Henry London has has opened up a new sales channel after striking a deal to take its collections aboard luxury cruise liner Queen Victoria.   Henry London will be partnering with Harding Retail, a commercial retailer that operates on high-end cruise ships, and British-American cruise line Cunard. The partnership will expand the timepiece offering

Aviator Chrono

Swiss Aviator watches land in

Britain’s biggest online watch retailer,, has added Aviator watches to its portfolio.  Aviator, a brand born in Russia that makes its watches in Switzerland, designs its timepieces to appeal to aviation enthusiasts. The company unveiled two new models this year, the MiG-29 and Airacobra, which will sit alongside existing collections on “Aviator watches

Fraser Hart Chosen with Love

EXCLUSIVE: Fraser Hart’s ‘Chosen with Love’ campaign is arrowhead of root and branch re-positioning

Fraser Hart will add the phrase ‘Chosen with Love’ to all promotional activity later this year as a visible sign of a root and branch re-positioning of the retail brand. At the heart of the strategy is a move to cement Fraser Hart’s position as a mid- to high-end retailer, and stop competing for all

Total watch sales historic trend

Growth in watch sales slows but London and luxury segment remains hot

The total value of watch sales in Great Britain rose is rising at its slowest pace since February, but still notched an impressive annual hike of 12.8% in June, according to monthly analysis by GfK. The average price of every watch sold in June was up by 23.6%, reflecting a series of price rises by