To help understand the price of high-end timepieces, this entry breaks down the value creation that they often result from in three aspects: skill, service and scale, with practical examples from brands such as Timex and Philippe Dufour.
The 20th century distribution model that gave the watch industry its golden age seems to have reached its expiry date, but a 21st century distribution model is slowly emerging to take its place...
The 2007 joint-venture between Tiffany and the Swatch Group died in the bud and led to litigation between the two companies. This research document looks into the mismatched expectations between a candid Tiffany board and a Swatch Group board that overestimated the elasticity of a brand.Read More
This research takes the example of one of the rare watches that is still produced today as it was 48 years ago, and uses historic accounts of its price to outline why and how a market inflation has quietly been orchestrated over the past half-century.Read More