What We’ve Read: For Swiss Watches, America Is Back


Meaghan Corzine | July 27, 2018

Luxury Society’s selection of news articles that are not to be missed this week.

1.)  For Swiss Watches, America Is Back

U.S. retail sales of Swiss luxury watches jumped by double digits in the first half of 2018, according to the NPD market research group.

Read this on Hodinkee

2.)  The China Report: Innovation in Luxury

China is the beating heart of the global luxury market. Most luxury marketers have their eyes and ears tuned to the likes and evolving tastes of Chinese customers buying luxury goods and services domestically and overseas.

Read this on Luxury Daily.

3.) Prada to Host Second ‘Shaping a Future’ Conference

The event will be held on Nov. 20 at Milan's Fondazione Prada and explore the impact of digitalization on business and sustainability.

Read this on WWD.

4.) Is Inclusivity the New Exclusivity? Gucci Certainly Thinks So

The Italian luxury megabrand attributes its phenomenal success to a bold paradigm shift from exclusivity to inclusivity, but Gucci is much less sticky than inclusive brands like Apple.

Read this on Business of Fashion.

5.) Corum’s Mini Bubble Makes Its Debut

The Swiss watch manufacture’s iconic Bubble receives a mini upgrade.

Read more on Prestige.

Cover image credit: Omega

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