Breitling

Interview: Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling

Here’s how he plans to alter the future flight path of one of the Swiss watch industry’s most iconic watchmakers

What global watch fairs can learn from Dubai Watch Week

The event brought together watch industry titans, collectors, enthusiasts and the public to further reinforce a culture of appreciation for luxury timepieces in the region

ulysse nardin

Interview: Patrick Pruniaux, CEO of Ulysse Nardin and Girard-Perregaux

Patrick Pruniaux isn’t insular in his worldview of Swiss watches and what the industry is really up against

dubai watch week

All you need to know about Dubai Watch Week

The fourth edition of the biennial Dubai Watch Week returns this month from November 20 – November 24.

Audemars Piguet Art Basel

Audemars Piguet x Art Basel

Audemars Piguet has partnered with Art Basel since 2013. Now, it’s taking that expansive canvas and narrative even further

vacheron constantin blockchain

How Swiss watchmaker Vacheron Constantin is using blockchain tech

The watchmaker is rolling out digital certificates for a few of its vintage watches

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LVMH to hold its own watch exhibition in Dubai next year

TAG Heuer, Bvlgari, Hublot and Zenith will participate in the inaugural edition of the LVMH Swiss Watch Manufactures Exhibition in January

richard mille

Interview: Peter Harrison, CEO of Richard Mille EMEA

This English gentleman is a key strategist at the core of this ultra high-end Swiss watchmaker

TAG Heuer Monaco Limited Edition 1969-1979

TAG Heuer’s Monaco celebrates its 50th anniversary

The TAG Heuer Monaco 1969-1979 Limited Edition is the first release of a five-piece collection which will be unveiled this year

Giuseppe Santoni

Santoni’s CEO on family businesses, next-gen craftsmen and his plans for Dubai

Giuseppe Santoni, CEO of Santoni, is keeping the family business two steps ahead of the competition

christie's

Interview: John Reardon, Christie’s International Head of Watches

The business of creating mega watch auctions

Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Catherine Renier

Interview: Catherine Rénier, Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO

Gulf Business sat down with her to chart the direction in which she’s steering this Swiss watchmaker

Jaquet droz christian lattmann

Interview: Christian Lattmann, Jaquet Droz CEO

He holds the reins of a 281-year-old watchmaking brand that knows exactly what it needs to do to secure its future

baume and mercier baumatic perpetual calendar

A closer look: The Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar

This Baume & Mercier wristwatch is one of the most technically advanced timepieces within the brand’s armoury

sihh 2019

In pictures: Top 10 watches from the SIHH

The eclectic selection includes a clock that resembles a jellyfish to a wristwatch that chimes the Westminster carillon

Boom time: Swiss watch exports up 6.3 per cent in 2018

Asia accounted for over half that turnover

Greubel Forsey

Reinventing time: Greubel Forsey

Stephen Forsey, one half of Swiss luxury watchmaker Greubel Forsey, speaks to Gulf Business about the radical vision of his independent brand

Breitling CEO Georges Kern

Swiss watchmaker Breitling outlines upcoming plans at London Summit

The recent Breitling Summit in London was a chance for CEO Georges Kern to outline his ambitious plan for the Swiss watchmaker

Baselworld

SIHH and Baselworld to sync dates starting 2020

It comes alongside reports that the Swatch Group is holding its own exhibition in March next year in Zurich, just ahead of Baselworld

Richard Mille

Manufacture visit: Richard Mille

Gulf Business visits the Swiss manufacturing facilities of one of horology’s biggest stars whose multi-million dollar watches are rebellious statements of bleeding- edge technology

hublot bitcoin

You need Bitcoins to buy this limited-edition Hublot watch

The new $25,000 Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 P2P watch is only available for purchase using cryptocurrency

Sotheby’s raises $2.6m at inaugural Dubai watch auction

The sale attracted participants from 25 different countries

Audemars Piguet unveils 2019 Royal Oak Offshore collection in Dubai

AP revealed its latest collection at the Els Club in Dubai during its 2018 Golf Invitational

bell & ross

Bell & Ross has big F1 ambitions

The BR-X1 Tourbillon Chronograph R.S.18 is where F1 and watchmaking collide

panerai

The legend of Panerai’s unsigned dial

The Panerai Luminor California 8 Days DLC (PAM 00779) is an Italian job, finished in Switzerland

Rare vintage IWC watches now on display in Dubai

The IWC Museum Jubilee Roadshow is on display at the brand’s boutique in Dubai Mall until September 30

MB&F

Video: Levitating art, robot clocks on display at MB&F’s new Dubai gallery

Max Büsser takes us around MB&F’s new gallery in Dubai Mall which is filled with pieces of kinetic art

H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Flying Hours

This watch is one of the strongest contenders at the upcoming GPHG

The H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Flying Hours is disrupting the Swiss watch industry in the best possible way.

The true story of the Royal Oak Offshore

On the 25th anniversary of one of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore, we take a closer look at its origin and evolution.

Richemont appoints a new CEO

The company reported a 10 per cent rise in sales over the last five months