COMCO

COMCO

Comco is the Swiss Competition Commission, also called COMCO.

WatchTime’s January-February Issue is On Sale Now!

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The January-February issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and on Nook, Kindle, and the WatchTime app for iOS and Android), featuring in-depth watch tests of the IWC Ingenieur Automatic AMG Black … [Read more...]

Swatch Group & Comco: 10 Key Moments

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As we reported in October, Switzerland’s Competition Commission (Comco) has announced a decision to allow the Swatch Group, Switzerland's dominant producer of mechanical watch movements, to … [Read more...]

COMCO: Swatch Group Can Stop Mechanical Movement Sales in 2020

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Switzerland’s Competition Commission (COMCO) has approved a plan allowing the Swatch Group to reduce gradually sales of mechanical movements to companies outside the group over the next six years, … [Read more...]

In Surprise Ruling, COMCO Halts Swatch Group Escapement Cuts

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Switzerland’s Competition Commission (COMCO) has ruled that it would be “premature” to allow the Swatch Group to reduce supplies of assortments (i.e. the regulating organ of a mechanical … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer to Increase Movement-Manufacturing at New Site in Jura

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TAG Heuer has announced that it is doubling its mechanical-chronograph movement manufacturing capacity by building a new site in Chevenez, in the Swiss Canton of Jura, which will create 100 jobs and … [Read more...]

Comco Opens New Swatch Group Investigation

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The Swiss Competition Commission (Comco) has announced that it is opening an investigation against Swatch Group arising out of the Group's plan to stop supplying mechanical watch movements and … [Read more...]

Swatch Group Chairman Wants to Stop Deliveries to Competitors

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Reuters is reporting that in a recent interview published in the Swiss daily l'agefi, Swatch Group Chairman Nicolas Hayek said the group plans to stop selling watch parts to other brands. Swatch … [Read more...]

TIME TEST: The Year in Watches

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For those who may have missed it, this was our featured article last week, and it was so popular, we've carried it over. Say goodbye to 2009 with this WIS quiz on some of the year's top stories. To … [Read more...]

TIME TEST: The Year in Watches

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Have you been taking notes? We did say there would be a test. Say goodbye to 2009 with this WIS quiz on some of the year's top stories. To see how you did, or to ensure a perfect score, scroll down to … [Read more...]

Swiss Competition Commission Opens New ETA Investigation

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Swatch Group announced yesterday that the Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) has opened a new investigation against ETA Manufacture Horlogère SA. The Swatch Group statement notes that this is not … [Read more...]