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Central London footfall rises as office workers return

A steady rise in retail footfall through August and early September means that the UK as a whole is now just 17.3% less busy than the same week in the pre-pandemic period in 2019.

What wealthy watch collectors want

Watch collectors in the United States spend on average 10% of their annual income on their hobby, according to a new survey.

British watch sales soar to 34% above the pre-pandemic summer of...

Retailers have unearthed untapped demand from domestic customers, who are splashing out on more expensive timepieces.

Patek Philippe accounts for nine of the top 10 watches sold...

Luxury watch sales at auction rise by 49% for the first half of 2021 compares to the same period in pre-pandemic 2019.

Ultimate guide to buying, selling and collecting the Rolex Oyster Perpetual

You simply cannot lose money of you are able to buy a Rolex Oyster Perpetual at an authorised dealer's retail price. 

Freedom Day flop hints at danger of long term damage to...

Despite a temporary spike in activity in the 24 hours after Freedom Day, retail footfall has settled back at worse than 30% below 2019 levels for most destinations.

EXCLUSIVE: June watch sales rocketed to 71% above same month in...

The total value of watches sold at retail rocketed by 71.5% in June compared to the same month two years' ago in the pre-pandemic...

Covid concerns, closures and lock downs relegate UK to the slow...

2021 is on track to be a record year for the Swiss watch industry but the UK is yet to feel the benefit of our world-leading vaccination programme.

Year on year watch sales for the 12 months to end...

It remains largely pointless comparing one month's watch sales to the same month a year ago because market volatility was so extreme in 2020. That...

Prices plateau for hottest Rolex, Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet watches

After a first quarter surge, driven mainly by rumours and then confirmations of discontinued watches, prices for the world's hottest watches from the likes of Rolex, Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet are starting to cool.