Amplified by a potential power shift from landlords to retailers and the need to seamlessly embed digital, companies will need to make tough choices to improve their return on investments.
The influential fashion blogger is also collaborating with Montblanc on a limited-edition collection of women’s handbags, a new category for the brand.
The Richemont-owned brand is introducing a line of Timewalker sports watches with a mountain-climbing theme this year, sharpening its focus on the €4,000 to €6,000 price range.
The company hopes to attract a mix of loyalists and also millennials who aren't necessarily accustomed to wearing anything on their wrists but who might try out a unique-looking smartwatch.
This week, WME IMG appointed Mark Shapiro and Ioris Francini as co-presidents of the company, and David Schulte has been named president at the Row.
Luxury brands Cartier and Montblanc won a UK court ruling that orders Internet providers to block websites selling counterfeit goods including watches and pens.
The Swiss organizer of an annual Hong Kong watch fair and some of the exhibiting brands are considering holding the event every other year amid declining sales in the industry’s largest market.
Several luxury watchmakers have jumped on the wearable tech bandwagon.
Luxury stationery brands, eager to position themselves as more than pen and notepad manufacturers, have expanded into fashion accessories. Are they brand-building or driving real business?
Swiss watch shops will be stocked with a whole new range of smartwatches in coming weeks as producers race Apple Inc. to get a lead in Switzerland, the home of brands such as Rolex and Patek Philippe.
Montblanc, owned by South African billionaire Johann Rupert’s Richemont, has created a luxury item with high-tech appeal by putting the electronics in the watchband rather than the timepiece.
Apple Inc. may soon sell as many timepieces as all of Switzerland, threatening the country’s four-century- old industry, the co-inventor of the Swatch predicted.