Dominik Grau

Dominik Grau is the publisher and managing director of WatchTime and its parent company, Ebner Publishing International, with headquarters in New York City.

WatchTime Becomes First Watch Magazine To Win Folio Fame Award, Future 50 Award and Apex Award

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WatchTime has broken yet another record (after reaching 600,000 monthly readers for the first time ever): it becomes the world’s first luxury watch magazine to win a Folio Fame Award, SmartCEO Future 50 Award, and Apex Award. Within the past year, WatchTime has been honored with eight prestigious global and domestic awards and nominations. The Apex Award jury praised WatchTime’s excellence in electronic media while the Folio Fame Award jury honored WatchTime’s outstanding success in … [Read more...]

For First Time Ever, WatchTime Reaches 600,000 Monthly Readers

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WatchTime reached a record-breaking audience of affluent watch collectors in May 2014. More than 600,000 readers accessed one of WatchTime’s products, setting a new record and marking a rapid growth of more than 200 percent versus May 2013. The digital channels grew most quickly, while there has also been growth in print and tablet subscribers. On watchtime.com, the so-called "power brand" channels, together with the watch database, continue to attract an increasing number of readers, while … [Read more...]

WatchTime Magazine Announces Launch of WatchTime Middle East

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WatchTime, America’s best-selling luxury watch magazine, has announced the launch of its new Middle East edition. WatchTime Middle East will be based in Dubai and sold throughout the entire region as well as all in large metro areas. The Middle East is one of the world’s fastest growing markets for fine watches. … [Read more...]

WatchTime.com Reaches 1 Million Monthly Page Views

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For the first time in its history, Watchtime’s website, www.watchtime.com, has reached 1 million monthly page views. The website, with its unique mix of news, blog posts, live event coverage, reviews, features, interviews, in-depth analysis and free downloads, has seen strong and steady growth; more than 400,000 readers visit watchtime.com every month. … [Read more...]

WatchTime Launches India Edition Amidst VIPs and Bollywood Stars

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India is not only one of the world’s most populous nations; it is also one of the world’s fastest growing markets for fine watches. However, until recently, Indian watch lovers have not had a magazine devoted exclusively to their hobby. This month, Ebner Publishing International, parent company of WatchTime, remedies that oversight with the launch of WatchTime India, the first watch magazine for the Indian market. … [Read more...]

Welcome to the new Watchtime.com!

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If you have been to this site before, you may have noticed some significant differences this week. Yes, Watchtime.com has undergone a major facelift, with numerous upgrades that we feel will make it more useful, informative, interactive, and user-friendly. As those of you who read the print edition of WatchTime may already know, I have taken the reins of WatchTime's online and multimedia editorial initiatives after five years as managing editor of the print magazine. Mike Disher, our former … [Read more...]

Thanks, Wolfgang. Welcome, Dominik.

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What do Robert Morris, John Witherspoon, and Wolfgang Blum have in common? They belong to the fraternity of lesser-known founding fathers. WatchTime readers surely know the names Joe Thompson, Norma Buchanan and Mark Bernardo – our Washington, Jefferson and Franklin. A few trivia nuts may even know who Howard Fine is. But as your eyes move down the masthead, toward the bottom, you’ll find the name of the man who made it all possible – Wolfgang Blum. Blum is WatchTime's founding father, and … [Read more...]