The massive impact of Covid-19 on tourist spending was made clear this week as international payments provide Planet issued figures showing the economic impact of the virus on European retail during February.
The new watch industry show, promoted by a pool of brands led by Bulgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin, and initially scheduled in Geneva for the end of April, will be held on August 26-29 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Swiss watches exports fell by 9.2% on a yearly basis in February according to industry association data published on Thursday, those to China having taken a plunge after Covid-19 ground the country to a halt.
The latest luxury retailer to enter the vintage watch business is Bucherer, the largest big boutique for quality watches in Paris. It debuts a new Certified Pre-Owned section on Friday in its Parisian flagship.
Cartier has decided to postpone a major exhibition in Milan’s Triennale design museum, scheduled to open next month, in the latest delayed project in luxury and art since the outbreak of the coronavirus in Italy.
Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group is taking a "massive" hit from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that sharply affected business in major market China, Chief Executive Nick Hayek said in a Sunday newspaper interview.
For International Women's Day (IWD) on March 8, the Fossil brand has teamed up with Los Angeles artist and illustrator Bijou Karman to create a collection of jewelry and accessories in honor of the female gender.
Louis Vuitton closed out the four-week international catwalk collections on Tuesday with the most brilliantly staged single show of all and a powerful, agenda-setting collection that played on the notion of bending time.
One of the most interesting and impressive retail developments in the UK in recent years, Battersea Power Station, is edging closer to completion with Hugo Boss, Uniqlo and major beauty names taking space there.
The organisers of Baselworld, one of the world's biggest watch fairs, said Friday they would cancel the 2020 event after the Swiss government banned mass assemblies over the spread of the deadly new coronavirus.
Watches of Switzerland reported continued strong luxury watch sales growth and increased momentum in the US market on Thursday as it delivered a trading update for Q3 and shrugged off wider market worries.