The jovial Mr. Biver | Photo credit: Reuters
Business

Tag Heuer’s new gateway drug is the smartwatch (and its dealer is chief Jean-Claude Biver).

How Tag Heuer is using its smartwatch line to convert shoppers into buying full mechanical watches later.

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Uniform Wares' Patrick Bek and Oliver Fowles | Photo credit: WatchPro
People

Patrick Bek: How Uniform Wares has raised the quartz watch sector to their level.

We talk business, bold ideas, and creating a new perception for quartz watches with Uniform Wares co-founder, Patrick Bek.

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Business

Monsieur de Chanel: Who knew a large fashion house could act so small?

Chanel, one of most traditional incumbents on the planet, has developed a contemporary watch of serious modern luxury stature. It’s done so without the celebrity push, and enabled it to stand on its own–with or without the Chanel tag

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Phillips' timepiece maestro, Aurel Bacs | Photo Credit: Pucci Papaleo
Affairs

Auction house underdogs.

At 220 years old, you certainly wouldn’t describe Phillips auction house as a hot young upstart. But as Sotheby’s and Christie’s spin their wheels in the 2010s, it’s their inventive, smaller rival that’s left us highly impressed.

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