Breitling Leaves Baselworld, Tudor Announces Plans To Build New Space, Baselworld Management Speaks Out

 |  April 15th, 2019

In a really not-unexpected move, Breitling announced that it will not be returning to Baselworld in 2020. Just a couple of weeks ago, we posted our Baselworld 2019 wrap-up article. There we mentioned that Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling, indicated that unless he and the show could work out a way for the brand to hold its recently inaugurated “summits,” the company would not be back because to Kern’s way of thinking, Baselworld is too late in the year for…

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I’m Back With The Truth: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Baselworld 2019

 |  April 1st, 2019

Last Wednesday I finally returned from my 10-day Swiss junket that included a three-day stop in Davos with Movado (that’s an upcoming story in itself) followed by six days in Baselworld.  Here, I bring you an insider’s view of what Baselworld really went through this year  — the good, the bad and the ugly. And, believe me, as I have attended Baselworld for 35 years now, I think I’m a good judge. There is no denying that traffic was down significantly,…

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Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld Fair Says Nick Hayek — Breaking Watch Industry News

 |  July 29th, 2018

In big news, the Swatch Group has announced that it will not be returning to exhibit at Baselworld 2019. Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swatch Group, said that all of the Swatch Group brand will leave the fair, indicating that the Fair seemed to be more about making money than being cutting edge and progressive. This is a blow to the Baselworld, where the departure of more than 600 brands last year and before has already significantly reduced the number…

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Four Things You Need To Know About The New Breitling Navitimer 8 And CEO Georges Kern

 |  March 5th, 2018

If you are a watch lover, you have most likely seen the all-new Breitling Navitimer 8 on the Internet already since the traveling introductory “road show” has been going on around the world throughout the past month. Here, however, we bring you our interpretation of this new collection and why it matters. In fact, we bring you four things you need to know about the new Breitling Navitimer 8 line and about Georges Kern as he maneuvers through his first…

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Breitling Soars With New Chronoliner B04 – A Blue Beauty For the Holidays

 |  December 5th, 2017

Breitling’s longstanding dedication to accurately measuring flight times takes form in their newest timepiece the Chronoliner B04 – aptly nicknamed the “flight captain’s chronograph.” This signature chronometer allows the user to measure flight times while juggling timezones around the world. The Chonoliner features a Breitling Caliber B04 self-winding movement with 28,800 vibrations per hour and a 70-hour power reserve. For those who are constantly traveling the globe, the timepiece features a second timezone on the dial when in 24-hour mode, and…

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20 Top Watches for Father’s Day

 |  June 16th, 2017

Looking for the perfect gift for Dad this year? All week long we have featured some amazing watches that would suit any father or husband in true style. However, since we know that Father’s Day is Sunday and you may want a few more ideas, we bring you 20 top picks for Father’s Day gifts. Watches are a great gift because they make a statement on the wrist about the person wearing it. Whether the dad or husband in your life…

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Five Top Men’s Sport Watches at Baselworld 2017: Tudor, Breitling, Bell & Ross, Citizen, Frederique Constant

 |  March 26th, 2017

This is most definitely the year for sport watches at Baselworld. We have everything from superb car-inspired designs, to aviation and pilot watches, as well as dive watches emerging from brands we may never have thought we would see them. We can’t wait to bring you a strong, in-depth look at these watches and more when we return from Baselworld, but in the meantime, we invite you to take a look at these five top men’s sport watches — from…

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