American Christmas Company Brings Magic to Life in New York City this Holiday Season

The landmark Cartier Fifth Avenue building last Christmas

I was young when I saw my first Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting — the streets were packed, the air was so brisk and the wind so blustery that it felt as though I was being slapped by the cold. Still, I stood there – anticipating – waiting for the moment the lights would come…

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Cartier Unveils Sneak Peek at 3 SIHH 2017 Watches: Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon, Rotonde de Cartier Skeleton Mysterious Hour, Panthere Joueuse

Rotonde de Cartier Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon

  For years, Cartier has been elevating its level of fine haute horlogerie watchmaking – unveiling some of the most complicated and mesmerizing watches on the market. Today, the brand brought us – one of the few members of the global press that is part of its fine watchmaking “club” — a sneak peek at…

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Retail Jewelers: Get a Blog, Get the Millennials (Survey Results)

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Recently, we discussed how the changing landscape in the watch industry may actually pave a new course for watch brands. You  can read about that here.  Interestingly enough, that article sparked a host of emails and conversations about the state of retail, as well.  Indeed, an unprecedented number of retail watch stores have, over the…

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Daylight Saving Time This Weeked: Fall Back in Time

Daylight Saving Time in the United States ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday Nov. 6, when the clocks fall back by an hour. If you are not a night owl, you may want to set your clocks back one hour on Saturday night before you go to bed. This way you won’tl miss that extra…

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Weekend Sojourn: On Safari in Lower Zambezi at Chongwe River Camp

Few things in life compare to a wide open safari — especially when one gets to experience great animals such as the elephant without leaving a carbon footprint. Animal conservation, as well as environmental conservation, is top on today’s “issues” of concern. Tens of thousands of elephants have disappeared in the fragile ecosystem over the…

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Commentary: Swiss Watch Industry Still Ticking Despite Decline

Just about a week ago, Bloomberg published a very good article about the decline of Swiss watch exports and the factors influencing this fall. The article came on the heels of the release of industry export numbers by the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry. Certain other online publications and blogs referenced the story in…

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