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Europe's biggest retailer of luxury Swiss watches brings further credibility to the once-scorned second hand watch market.
Nothing gets a watch collector’s pulse racing like seeing the words “Tiffany & Co” on the dial of a sought-after vintage model, particularly one from the likes of Rolex or Patek Philippe.
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.
Direct to consumer ecommerce by watch brands is also under fire as branded online stores fail to fire.
Bucherer's monobrand Rolex showroom in London's Knightsbridge has seen a surge in customer traffic since an inside and out refurbishment.
London flagship, owned an operated by Bucherer, adopts Rolex's latest interior and exterior design signatures.
Fashion world's biggest society event of the year turns into a pink carpet showcase of Bucherer's watches and jewellery.
Both brands bring a sporty aesthetic to the ever-growing family of blue-hued special editions.
Where next for Europe's biggest groups, Watches of Switzerland and Bucherer, as they both cross the Atlantic and aim to conquer America?
WatchPro analyses the sales and profits of retail groups generating £1.73 billion from the sale of watches and jewellery in 2017-18.