Commentary: Watch Industry Loses Leader with Death of Ulysse Nardin’s Rolf W. Schnyder

Owner and CEO of Swiss watch firm Ulysse Nardin, Rolf Schynder died unexpectedly on April 14 after a short illness. He had acquired the once-flailing company in 1983, and led it not only back to its former greatness with his innovative spirit and determination, but also to soaring new heights. Schnyder was a visionary –…

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Time Capsules: Chanel J12 Ceramic and Titanium Blend Boldly Shines Where No One Has Gone Before

The trend toward new materials and ceramics heats up further in this all-new Chanel J12 Chromatic watch. It may look like a steel watch, but it’s actually ceramic blended with titanium through a patented technology that was some time in the making. Chanel sought out the silvery colored ceramic material when it was looking for…

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