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Writers and retail collide in the convergence of publishing and ecommerce

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If you think the retail landscape is changing fast with the internet affecting everything, try being a publisher. The simple days of producing glossy monthlies packed with luxury advertising are over as brands shift marketing money to digital platforms. Quality journalism is expensive, and the only way to pay for it today, some have concluded, is to start selling watches and accessories online. Tom Mulraney browses through the current offers and asks whether obvious conflicts of interest can be accommodated.
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Danny Toffel _ Founder and CEO Watches2U

Watches2U weathers the storm to become TK Maxx of watches

The past 5 years has not been comfortable time for retailers of volume fashion and lifestyle watches as Amazon decimated the market with its combination of a massive range of product and deeply discounted prices. One company that adapted to survive is Watches2U thanks to a dramatic change in direction by its founder Danny Toffel. WatchPro’s Rob Corder met him to find out how.
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DAVID COLERIDGE_DM LONDON2

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Becoming Bucherer

David Coleridge is into his fourth decade working in the luxury watch industry and now oversees the market from his perch as UK chairman of Bucherer, the company that bought his privately owned The Watch Gallery in 2017. WatchPro's Rob Corder caught up with the veteran who shows no sign of slowing down and is more outspoken than ever about challenges and opportunities for the industry he loves.
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