Watch retailer's marketing approach triggers success Subscription
Merseyside-based jewellers and pawnbrokers Miltons Diamonds has reported an 87% revenue increase after revising its digital marketing strategy.
Luxury watch brand Breitling held an exclusive lunch event in London this week (July 10), marking 100 years of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and launching a limited-edition collectors’ series featuring iconic pilots’ watches.
High street jeweller Goldsmiths has launched its redesigned Birmingham store which includes a brand new dedicated watch room.
Swiss luxury watch brand Breitling has opened its first flagship boutique in Asia in WF Central, Beijing.
Breitling celebrates RAF centenaryVideoSubscription
As the official watch partner for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) centenary, Swiss brand Breitling has launched a limited-edition collection and a film, directed by British model David Gandy, to commemorate its 100 years.
Mr Porter launches Luxury Watch GuideSubscription
Online retailer Mr Porter has launched The Luxury Watch Guide, offering advice and content on its expanding range of watch brands.
Breitling pushes omnichannel strategySubscription
Watch brand Breitling has announced it will develop its omnichannel strategy by partnering with luxury men’s website, Mr Porter.
Breitling celebrates RAF centenarySubscription
Luxury watch brand Breitling has joined forces with the British Royal Air Force (RAF) in celebration of its 100th anniversary as an independent air force.
Breitling unveils Exospace B55 Yachting watchSubscription
Watch brand Breitling has released its Exospace B55 watch, specifically designed for yachting professionals and discerning regatta competitors.
Aurum Holdings, the parent company of Watches of Switzerland, Goldsmiths and Mappin & Webb, is set to add a further three mono-brand Tag Heuer boutiques to its portfolio this year, taking the total number of mono-brand watch boutiques operated by the retailer to 12.
Baselworld 2018 opens its doorsSubscription
Watch and jewellery trade show Baselworld opens its doors today (March 22), on what is described by organisers as a more “focused” six-day show.
Breitling debuts Navitimer 8 collectionSubscription
Swiss watch brand Breitling celebrated the debut of its new Navitimer 8 collection at a red-carpet event held at Zurich’s Hallenstadion.
Breitling opens store in ManchesterSubscription
Swiss watchmaker Breitling has opened its new store in the Trafford Centre, Manchester.
Breitling acquired by CVC Capital PartnersSubscription
Swiss watch manufacturer and brand Breitling has sold an 80% stake in the company to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners.
Luxury watch retailer Watches of Switzerland is set to expand its brand portfolio at its flagship Regent Street location with the addition of Swiss watch brand Breitling.
Tustains expands watch showroomSubscription
Independent family jewellers Tustains has expanded its watch showroom to now offer six leading watch brands.
Jewellery sales rise in shopping centresSubscription
Leading UK shopping centres such as Meadowhall in Yorkshire and Bluewater in Kent have seen a recent rise in jewellery sales and retail space.
Newcastle’s iconic jewellery store, Northern Goldsmiths is hosting an exclusive exhibition featuring some of world’s finest watch brands from Thursday June 23 to Saturday June 25.
IN PICS: Breitling Bluewater store launch partySubscription
Swiss watch brand Breitling marked the launch of its new Bluewater store with an opening part held at the store on Friday evening (November 6).
Breitling debuts Bluewater storeSubscription
Swiss watch brand Breitling has opened a new 1500 sq ft store in Bluewater shopping centre in Kent.
Breitling releases film about pilot's watchesVideoSubscription
From aviation pioneers to Jetman’s feats, from the Navitimer chronograph to the Breitling Jet Team, and from onboard chronographs to the Reno air races, Breitling and aviation enjoy enduring ties that it has portrayed in this new film
In tribute to the biggest Bentley engine, the famous 6.75 litre version that powers the Mulsanne limousines, Breitling has introduced the Bentley 6.75 chronograph
Breitling release a preview of their upcoming TV commercial VideoSubscription
Breitling have released a teaser of their new commercial for their Chronomat 44GMT on YouTube.
Franz La Rosee steps down Subscription
Rosee has been managing director of Breitling UK for the past 26 years.
Hour Passion opens in Gatwick airportSubscription
The store is run by Tech-Airport, which is a subsidiary of the Swatch Group.
David Beckham fronts Breitling campaignSubscription
David Beckham has been named as the face of Breitling’s Transocean Chronograph Unitime worldtimer watch.
Parkhouse the Jeweller has launched a striking Breitling window display.
CW Sellors Christmas showcase this weekendSubscription
CW Sellors is gearing up to its annual winter showcase, which will take place at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire on November 5 and 6.
Breitling reaffirms commitment to aviationSubscription
Swiss watch brand Breitling has reaffirmed its commitment to protect the heritage of aviation by donating 200,000 CHF to the preservation of the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation, and will raise a further 200,000 CHF in funds with a limited edition watch.
Swiss watch brand Breitling opened its first flagship boutique in New York on January 13, and attracted a raft of celebrities to the unveiling.
Premium watch sales soar at Leonard DewsSubscription
Premium watch sales have shot up by 11% on a like-for-like basis at independent jewellery retailer Leonard Dews, despite tougher trading conditions and a reduced consumer purse.
Derbyshire fine jewellers C W Sellors welcomed surprise guest comedienne Joan Rivers at its recent Yuletide treats and shopping idea event, Christmas Wishes Fine Jewellery & Watch Showcase.
BaselWorld women's watches: What women wantSubscription
From seriously complicated timepieces to fast fashion must-haves, Laura McCreddie looks at the women’s watch launches at this year’s fair
Baselworld men's watches: Retro reigns supremeSubscription
Watch expert Alex Doak tells us the trends and men’s timepieces to look out for at BaselWorld 2012
Pass it on: pre-owned marketSubscription
Pre-owned watches are flying out of retailers’ stores. Laura McCreddie looks at their appeal.
BASELWORLD 2011 PREVIEW: Ken Kessler's picksSubscription
Watch expert Ken Kessler gives us his choice of timepieces to look out for at this year’s show
The sum of many parts: Lunn'sSubscription
Lunn’s has been a Belfast staple for years, and director John Lunn says it’s all down to teamwork
Put your story across: public relationsSubscription
Whether you’re on a budget or poised for a blow-out, there’s a PR strategy that will boost your business profile and profits. Kate Donovan investigates