Any premier league Swiss brand producing just 600 pieces of a limited edition watch is onto something. Rolex has demonstrated how restricting the supply drives up demand, so we reckon this 60th Anniversary TAG Heuer Carrera will be a future collectors item. Probably a flipper’s delight too. In some respects it’s kinda plain Jane for a Carrera, but there are models in the range to … Continue reading Limited Edition TAG Carrera 60th Anniversary is Worth Collecting
Straight talk from the Editor’s keyboard; I only ask the question because according to trade magazine WatchPro, one quarter of the entire Swiss watch industry is Rolex sales. The UK is arguably one of the most Rolex obsessed markets in the world, as the 2020 launch of the new Oyster, GMT and Subs showed. Flippers who managed to bri-sorry, get allocated a much prized Submariner … Continue reading Is Rolex Fever Destroying The Luxury Watch Market?
Everyone who loves Rolex knows that 2020 was a great year with new Oyster, GMT and Sub models proving to be immensely popular. So much so that flippers have managed to buy Subs and add another 7K to the list price to sell them on. Even Lord Sugar tweeted last year that he could not buy a GMT Batman for love or money. But has … Continue reading Is The Rolex Waiting Game Driving Buyers To Rival Brands?
As the pandemic eased throughout 2020 watch sales began to recover in the summer and were boosted again as retailers and manufacturers upped their online game last year. The latest stats from the Swiss watch makers Federation for November are interesting reading, because they show how the strong push towards online retailing helped the big prestige brands end the year on a positive note. Apart … Continue reading Swiss Watch Federation Says UK Demand Was 21% Higher in 2020
Reportlinker.com recently announced the release of the report “Global Watches and Clocks Industry” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p01374542/?utm_source=GNW and they estimate the global wristwatch market will be worth 3 billion by the year 2027. While big fashion events across Paris, Milan, New York and London have been cancelled or postponed, plus watch trade shows such as Baselworld cancelled, sales across retailers have declined in some key markets. Chinese … Continue reading Industry: New Report Looks at Global Watch Market