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Which Watch Brands Spent the Most on Advertising in 2013?

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As we reveal in our July-August issue, on sale July 15, watch brands spent almost half a billion dollars on advertising in the U.S in 2013. The total was $492.68 million: a record high, and up 23.3 percent from the 2012 total. That figure comes from Kantar Media, which each year compiles estimates of ad spending for a range of different products. The figures for 2013 signal that the U.S. watch market is still growing, especially as Swiss luxury brands turn their sights back from China to this … [Read more...]

Presidential Watches: 9 Timepieces Owned by U.S. Presidents

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As the United States celebrates Independence Day, we at WatchTime decided it would be a great time to revisit our piece on watches worn by American presidents over the years. Scroll down to see the list we've compiled of notable wristwatches and pocketwatches belonging to past (and current) commanders-in-chief. … [Read more...]

6 Personalized Watches Made for World Champion Athletes

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With the 2014 NBA and NHL Finals both kicking off this week, we at WatchTime thought it would be the perfect time to re-post (with a few updates) our article on the elite fraternity of athletes who have not only won a world championship in their sports but also boast a watch made specifically for them. Here are six notable watches of champions. … [Read more...]

Watch Review: 5 Square and Rectangular Watches Under $3,000

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Are you a fan of four-sided watches and looking for a "Square Deal?" In this watch review feature from our October 2008 issue, we take a look at five watches from Eterna, Fortis, Frédérique Constant, Nomos and Oris, all with square or rectangular cases and all priced under $3,000*. … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: Watch Nerd Alert! Top 10 Chronograph Movements, Part 1

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A while back, I wrote an article on my top 5 iconic chronograph watches. Some of you readers wondered why Zenith wasn’t in there. Quite simply, it didn't make my personal Top 5. However, I do love the Zenith El Primero movement, and think that its reputation as a great chronograph caliber is well-earned. So, to make it up for some of you fellow watch nerds out there, this week’s Fratello Friday (and next week's) focuses specifically on chronograph movements rather than watches. Here is part … [Read more...]

Museum Megastar: Reviewing the Movado SE Extreme

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The Movado Sports Edition (SE) Extreme takes the classic Museum Watch design to a sporty new level. Click here for our in-depth analysis of this mechanical watch, with original photography by Zuckerfabrik Fotodesign, from WatchTime's February 2010 issue. … [Read more...]

Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

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In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we provide a complete list of the 60 brands that spent more than $1 million on ads. … [Read more...]

First Watch: U.S. Presidents and Their Timepieces

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With the presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney heating up, we felt it was the perfect time to share this feature on presidents and their watches from the WatchTime archives (December 2008). Click here to find out what brands graced the wrists and waistcoasts of our chief executives. … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s September-October Issue is On Sale Now!

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WatchTime’s September-October issue is on newsstands now, with tests of Rolex's new Explorer II and Breitling Transocean, an in-depth technical report on the Cartier ID Two concept watch, brand profiles of Ball Watch and Hanhart, and more. Click here for highlights from the issue... … [Read more...]

Movado’s Newest Ambassador: Lily Collins

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Movado recently announced actress Lily Collins as their newest brand ambassador. She will be featured in their "Modern Ahead of its Time" advertising campaign shot by fashion photographer Carter Smith this fall.  Collins made her film debut in 2010's "The Blind Side," and most recently starred as Snow White in "Mirror, Mirror." … [Read more...]

Talking Watches With New Alpina Brand Ambassador William Baldwin

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Recently, the sporty Swiss watch brand Alpina announced that actor William Baldwin (Backdraft, The Squid and the Whale, TV's "Gossip Girl") will be the celebrity brand ambassador for its new line of Alpina Divers watches. The brand welcomed Baldwin in a gala press event at New York's Maritime Hotel in late June. At the event, WatchTime sat down with the actor — a fan and collector of fine watches —  for a candid chat about timepieces and the role they've played in his life and career. … [Read more...]

The Latest FaceTime Photos

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Dear WatchTime readers, thank you very much for continuing to send us photos of yourselves wearing your favorite watches in all kinds of interesting places and situations! Here are some of the latest we've received. If you'd like to see yourself and your timepiece here, email us a high-res photo, along with a descriptive caption, to photo@watchtime.com. The best photos will also be selected for our Facetime category in the next issue of WatchTime magazine. … [Read more...]

2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part II

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This week it’s time for Part II of our 2011 Year in Review Quiz. Have you been taking notes? Celebrate the end of 2011 with this little quiz, where we present 12 questions about news stories from the past year. As always, the answers appear at the end. And remember, your term papers are due next week. Good luck! … [Read more...]

2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part 1

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It's December, and you know what that means. It's time to look back. Have you been paying attention for the past 12 months? You knew there would be a quiz, right? Say goodbye to 2011 with this little test the focuses on some of the most (and least) important stories of the year. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

Watchspotting: Dial Details

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They say the devil is in the details. In this quiz, the details may bedevil you. We'll show you cropped images focusing on aspects of 12 watch dials. Of course no brand names are shown. Can you identify these timepieces? Accept the challenge by clicking the link below. As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]

2011 Digital IQ Index Finds Luxury Watch Brands Lagging

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L2 bills itself as a think tank for digital innovation, and each year the group releases the Digital IQ Index which ranks the “digital competence” of 35 leading luxury watch and jewelry brands. The newest rankings are out, and to the surprise of few, watch brands do not fare well. Find out who is gifted and who is feeble inside. … [Read more...]

Marc Michel-Amadry Appointed Managing Director of Sotheby’s Switzerland

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Marc Michel-Amadry has been named as managing director of Sotheby’s Switzerland. Mr Michel-Amadry will divide his time between Sotheby’s Zurich and Geneva. Sotheby's said the re-establishment of a pan-Swiss management structure reflects the growing importance of the company's business in Switzerland and will enhance its ability to provide client services. … [Read more...]

Movado Issues “Bold” Watch Commemorating Derek Jeter’s 3000th Hit

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Movado has launched a special edition Bold watch to celebrate baseball superstar and Movado brand ambassador Derek Jeter's 3000th Major League hit on July 9. Jeter is the first Yankee to achieve this feat. The watch features an indigo blue metallic dial customized with Jeter's number 2 positioned prominently at 2 o'clock. … [Read more...]

Citizen Watch Company of America President Laurence Grunstein Retires

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Citizen announced today that Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc. president Laurence Grunstein will retire effective April 15, 2011. Grunstein joined Citizen as USA president in 1985. He was also appointed President, Citizen Watch Company of Canada, Ltd. in 1993 and Managing Director and CEO, Citizen Watch United Kingdom, Ltd. in 2000. … [Read more...]

2010: The Year In Review Quiz, Part II

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Once again we look at the biggest and smallest stories of the year. Were you paying attention? As always, the answers appear at the end. Good luck! … [Read more...]