Hublot, Rolex Close Manufacturing Facilities Due To COVID-19, Who’s Next?

Hublot

As countries are taking often-desperate measures to contain the spread and flatten the curve, a host of watch brands are stepping up their efforts as well.  Monday, we brought you the news that LVMH is switching its perfume factories over to start creating hand sanitizer for France’s hospitals and that USA distilleries are also creating…

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LVMH Group, Local USA Distilleries Switch Production To Hand Sanitizer

Old Fourth Distillery

LVMH Group, owners of Bulgari,  Louis Vuitton, TAG Heuer, Hublot, Zenith, Tiffany & Co. and a host of other luxury brands, has suspended production of its perfumes and high-end scents, in order to create hand sanitizer for the French hospitals. In America, small distilleries have started using their alcohol and other ingredients in order to…

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Baselworld 2020 Postpones to January 2021

MCH General Manager Loris-Melikoff, Baselworld 2019

Just days after Watches & Wonders Geneva announces its decision to cancel the show for 2002, Baselworld also announces its cancelation — calling it a postponement. The new show dates are already scheduled for January 2021 — a time that could conflict with the recently developed LVMH summit.  The decision by show management came just…

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Watches And Wonders Geneva (Formerly SIHH) Cancels 2020 Show: What This Means For The Watch World

Baselworld 2019

I like to sleep in. I typically don’t go to bed before 1 am, and generally wake up around 7:00 or 7:30. This morning, though, I woke up at 5:00 in the morning to a barrage of texts  — all from various people telling me the news:  Watches & Wonders Geneva (previously known as Salon…

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