Are You Lucky Enough To Own A Tutima Limited Edition Promotion Watch?

Tutima

Recently, I was going through my watch drawers — reflecting on some of the fun and serious watches I have owned over the years. It’s hard to believe the timepieces in my early collection. Some are worth drooling over and others will raise eyebrows. However, I have three that made me smile: Tutima Limited Edition…

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Baselworld Cancels January 2021 Exhibition: The Story Behind The Breakdown

baselworld news

It’s no secret that Baselworld has been struggling. Let’s face it, the show started witnessing an exhibitor exodus as early as three or four years ago. Now, in light of its struggle with exhibitors and visitors, the organizers of the show, MCH Group, announce that the January 2021 exhibition is canceled. This comes as no surprise.…

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Baselworld Blues: Did Fair Mismanagement Cause Its Demise?

Baselworld 2019

  Well it’s been a hell of a week for Baselworld. Not only did Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chopard, Chanel and Tudor — the main anchor brands of the annual fair — exit the show, but also, as of today, the last key “main hall” brands owned by the LVMH Group — TAG Heuer, Hublot and…

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Why More Watch Brands Are Opting For Summits Instead Of Watch Shows

Swatch Group Time To Move event.

Recently, LVMH announced that it will hold its first Group watch exhibition in Dubai in January of 2020. The company was fast to add that it was not leaving Baselworld, but rather offering a more timely showcasing of its products.  In my recent article on my PerfectTiming column on Forbes.com, I discussed why it is…

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Breitling Leaves Baselworld, Tudor Announces Plans To Build New Space, Baselworld Management Speaks Out

Breitling Baselworld

In a really not-unexpected move, Breitling announced that it will not be returning to Baselworld in 2020. Just a couple of weeks ago, we posted our Baselworld 2019 wrap-up article. There we mentioned that Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling, indicated that unless he and the show could work out a way for the brand to…

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