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Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek Jr.

Each year the respected Swiss business magazine, Bilan, publishes a list of the 300 richest Swiss with a rough estimate of their fortunes. For this article in WatchTime's November-December issue, on sale now, we examined the 2013 list to see which members of the watch industry made the ranking. Here they are: … [Read more...]

Facetime November 17

Serge Ouanounou and son Caleb, from Atlanta, GA, wear their Rolex watches. Serge is wearing a Rolex Daytona and Caleb is wearing a Rolex 50th Anniversary GMT-II with green dial.

Welcome to another Facetime! This week our selected readers are Serge Ouanounou and son Caleb, Robert and Christian Doucet, newlyweds Alison Marli and Steve McNamee, and Michael Beck. Thanks to everyone for the great pictures! As always, if you want to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to … [Read more...]

Million-Dollar Club: What Watch Brands Spent the Most on Advertising in 2011?

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If watch advertising is a barometer of the health of a market — and it is — then the U.S. watch market is bouncing back after the catastrophe of 2009. Spending on watch advertising in the United States jumped 16 percent in 2011 to $365.8 million, indicating that the watch market here is improving. … [Read more...]

Video: WatchTime’s Interview with Jerome De Witt

Jerome De Witt

At the 2012 Baselworld watch fair, Katharina Moeschl, online editor for WatchTime's German sister publication Chronos and its website, www.watchtime.net, met with Jerome De Witt, founder of Montres DeWitt, to conduct an interview about the growth of his his boutique watch brand and its worldwide strategy, along with an up-close preview of the new watches that his company is debuting this year, … [Read more...]

Only Watch 2011 Raises €4,563,000 to Support Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

The fourth edition of the biennial Only Watch Charity Auction was held at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco on September 23, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The sale brought an outstanding €4,563,000, doubling the 2009 results. The auction room was full and the sale generated intense internet and telephone bidding from around the world. Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones … [Read more...]

Only Watch World Tour Runs August 30 – September 22

On September 23, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous Only Watch charity watch auction. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, 40 unique timepieces will be sold by leading horological auction house Antiquorum. Leading up to the auction, the featured timepieces will be on tour, visiting many of the world's leading collecting capitals. … [Read more...]

DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Regulator A.S.W.

At Baselworld 2010 DeWitt debuted their first in-house movement - Caliber DW8014. This year the movement will appear in an all-new watch, the Twenty-8-Eight Regulator A.S.W. The automatic-winding movement boasts notable technical features at each end of the gear train. … [Read more...]

Jon Omer to Head DeWitt North America

DeWitt has announced that Jon Omer has joined the company and that he will lead all DeWitt activities in North America, including Mexico and the Caribbean. Prior to joining DeWitt, Mr. Omer served as vice president at Harry Winston where he reorganized distribution and grew sales. Mr. Omer also oversaw Bulgari's growth in North America for more than 10 years. Mr. Omer is Chairman of the American … [Read more...]

DeWitt’s Wild Antipode

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Jerome DeWitt is a charming man who knows how to create suspense, and how to create watches. We entered his elegant booth at Basel and were seated in comfortable chairs around a low table. As the presentation began, Mr. DeWitt produced what looked like a substantial watch on a small stand, covered with a cloth, and he set it on the table, still covered. He moved like a magician holding a bird just … [Read more...]