Thursday, September 23, 2021



How to buy, sell and collect James Bond watches from Omega...

Pre-owned watch specialist Watchfinder walks us through the classic timepieces seen on the wrist of 007 back to 1954.

BREAKING NEWS: Four Philippe Dufour watches debut together at The Geneva...

Private collector's treasured timepieces expected to generate sales in the millions of dollars at November's Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo's The Geneva Watch Auction: XIV.

Casio’s retro watches recapture the thrill of the 1970s era

Casio was a pioneer in the 1970s, and many of its most iconic watches hail from the decade when every day seemed to bring a new technological miracle.

Rolex is a mere pretender to the Patek Philippe crown at...

Nine out of the top ten prices paid at auction so far this year have been for Patek Philippe watches.

Xupes expects its luxury certified pre-owned watch business to triple in...

WATCHPRO's Rob Corder takes a tour of Xupes's stylish headquarters and discovers a steely eye for detail.

Changing gears — How Ferrari F1 driver Stefan Johansson launched his...

As part of our investigation into the business of watches in Formula 1, WATCHPRO wanted to share the story of how former Ferrari F1...

IN DEPTH: How watchmakers keep Formula 1 ticking over

Over the past five years, the Swiss watchmaking industry is estimated to have spent over half a billion dollars supporting Formula 1; probably the most lucrative partnership in sport. Its intoxicating mix of drama, precision engineering, split second timing, passion and a massive global television audiences make it an irresistible promotional platform, as Caroline Reid discovers.

RETAIL FOCUS: Swiss Gallery’s 5-star hospitality

Opening in Mayfair’s famous Grosvenor House in the summer of 2019 looked like a golden opportunity for Swiss Gallery, the UK luxury watch and jewellery outpost of an Iraqi-owned operation. After a promising start, covid shut down the hotel for six months out of the past two years, but director Swiss Gallery Nadeem Sarwar is now seeing life and customers return as Rob Corder discovered on a recent visit to the boutique soon after it reopened in the spring.

Junghans commits to WATCHPRO Salon in its 160th anniversary year

German watchmaker has survived through tougher times than the covid pandemic, and is adapting again for the decades or even centuries ahead.

Ready Player One? First Swiss watchmakers shift promotions into eSports and...

500 million people are tuning in to watch gamers competing in eSports and playing Fortnite, FIFA and Call of Duty. That is an audience watch brands cannot ignore.