Thursday, August 5, 2021



THE BIG INTERVIEW: Beaverbrooks + Rolex = Loupe

Beaverbrooks acquired two Fraser Hart stores, both Rolex doors, in Milton Keynes and Croydon before the pandemic in 2019 and has spent almost two years developing a brand new concept for the stores, which reopen in July under the name of Loupe.

G-SHOCK collaborations and fresh GA-2100 design maintain watchmaker’s status as king...

Retailers craving constant newness and inspiring stories to tell customers need look no further than G-SHOCK with its frequent collaborations and creative concepts like this year’s new GA-2100 design hitting all the right design notes.

SPECIAL REPORT: Garmin smartwatches get smarter, sportier and more lux

Smartwatches are becoming increasingly sophisticated from a technical point of view, and also raising their games to levels of luxury typically associated with the Swiss.

WATCH COLUMNS: Richard Mille and McLaren

Simon de Burton takes a look under the hood of the McLaren’s Speedtail hypercar and its timekeeping sibling the RM40-01.

We’ll meet again … won’t we?

Robin Swithinbank investigates whether Swiss megafairs will ever again have the strength and stature to attract tens of thousands of visitors from around the world, or will more focused in-country events and digital showcases take their place?

Everything you need to know about Rolex watches with Tiffany dials

Double signed watches have been commanding eye-watering prices at auction and on the secondary market. Bob's Watches CEO and Rolex guru Paul Altieri explains why.

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Zenith CEO Julien Tornare on positioning the brand...

Zenith is building its future around digital leadership, strong partnerships with leading retailers and on two platform collections: Defy and Chronomaster.

eBay and WatchPro Auction Report, Vol.3 — Trust, Confidence and Sustainability

Transparency of digital marketplaces like eBay is driving up trust and confidence in an increasingly sophisticated online auction industry for luxury watches.

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Neil Dunwell on reopening and retirement for the...

WatchPro's Rob Corder spoke to Neil Dunwell, managing director of Dunwell Jewellers on the Isle of Man in early February, just days after the island allowed non-essential retail to reopen, becoming the only part of the UK at the time where jewellers could trade from their stores. Having steered the business through one of its most tumultuous years, Mr Dunwell is now looking forward to slowing down and easing into retirement.

Laurent Ferrier and Kari Voutilainen head to London for WatchPro Salon

Two of the hottest contemporary watchmakers working today are heading to London, giving the trade, media and public a rare opportunity to meet the men and see their highly prized timepieces.