[ZURICH] The Swiss watch industry has survived lickings before, but Rolex, Omega and Cartier now face a combination of economic punches that are putting them back on their heels.

The Christmas Issue

NO, VIRGINIA. THERE will be no Rolex Daytona or ‘Pepsi’ in your Christmas stocking this year. Not unless you have a fairy godmother who can pull some strings with Santa Claus. But, there’s no...

ROLEX'S ties with the world of sailing goes way back to the 1950s, but it took the brand nearly half a century later to launch a watch dedicated to it.

ROLEX'S Oyster Perpetual Day-Date is also known as the "presidents' watch". It's not just because of the evocative name of its bracelet - known as the President bracelet - but also because it's...

WIMBLEDON, Australian Open and the US Open.

THE BROAD VIEW

FOR the second year in a row, the big story at Baselworld, the world's largest watch and jewellery show, was the show itself. Last year, when the number of exhibitors dropped by 50 per cent, ...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

DOPAMINE. It's the pleasure-inducing brain chemical released when we treat ourselves to something new. And the surge of elation we get when we go to the cash desk and discover there's an...

IT’S HOTTER THAN the cola drink it’s nicknamed after. Customers thirsting for Rolex’s latest GMT II Master “Pepsi” watch were queuing for it even before it arrived in the shops - only to be told...