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Perfectly timed comeback for Watches And Wonders Geneva

It returns as Swiss Watch Federation reports export figures for timepieces jumped 31.2% from Covid-hit 2020

Geneva

AS BORDER restrictions ease and world travel resumes, Watches And Wonders finally made its in-person debut at the Palexpo in Geneva on Wednesday (Mar 30).

The week-long luxury timepiece trade show brings under one roof most of the big guns from 2 long-running fairs - Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), which traditionally takes place in Geneva in January, and Baselworld, which is held in Basel every March.

The press and retailers from all over the world have converged here for about a week to explore the novelties released by the exhibiting maisons.

Incidentally, this is not the first time the Watches And Wonders brand has been used; it debuted as an Asian offshoot of SIHH in...

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