Industry Retail Legend, Harold Tivol, Dies at 92

I remember being new to this watch and jewelry industry. It was in the early-mid 1980’s and I was working for National Jeweler Magazine – then one of the top publications in the industry, owned by Milt Gralla and his brother. One of my first assignments was to fly to Kansas City, Mo., and visit…

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Moment in Time: Interview with Patrick Dempsey, Actor, Driver and TAG Heuer Ambassador

Those who know the steam Dr. Derek Shepherd from television’s Grey’s Anatomy may be interested to know that he is also an avid car racer  — with his own team — Dempsey Racing. He is also a TAG Heuer brand ambassador — and he is pretty quick to insist that time plays an important role…

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On the Wrist: Bell & Ross BRS Diamond Eagle Watch

By Nancy Olson — I must admit that when I think of ladies wristwatches, Bell & Ross does not immediately come to mind, in part because of the company’s long lineage of professional watches geared mostly to men. But I find my thoughts changing after spending an enjoyable week with the new BRS Diamond Eagle,…

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Rolex and Wimbeldon, Watches and Tennis, What Else is There? Federer, of course

With Wimbledon in full swing and the finals being played this upcoming weekend, we wanted to take a quick look at the game Rolex plays when it comes to tennis. This leading Swiss watch brand has had a long (nearly four decades) role in Wimbledon history and is the  Official Timekeeper at The Championships, Wimbledon. In…

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Audemars Piguet Launches Campaign around Brand Ambassador, Serena Williams, at Wimbledon (video)

With Wimbledon in full swing,  just past the half-way mark, it’s time to take a look at what’s going on in London. Today take a look at  tennis star Serena Williams — also a brand ambassador for Audemars Piguet. She continues her grass-court pursuit to defend the crown she won last year. If she can keep…

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Melissa Arnot, Alpina Ambassdor, Attempts 50 Peaks USA Climbing Challenge Wearing Smart Watch

Back in May, professional high-altitude American climber, and Alpina Watches Ambassador, Melissa Arnot became the first American woman– and the seventh woman ever — to summit Mt Everest and survive the descent without the use of supplemental oxygen. Climbing the 29,035 foot peak’s northeast ridge from Tibet, the expedition marked the sixth Everest summit for Arnot.…

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