Swatch

Pope’s Army Gets Help From Ex-Central Banker for Vatican Revamp

Pope Francis’s guards need a new barracks and they’re getting help from a different kind of power -- a central banker.<p>Former Swiss National Bank …

Pope Francis

Trade War Takes Its Toll on Swiss Watch Sales

Set your watches for the luxury slow down.<p>As if to confirm investor worries that the bling boom can't last forever, Swiss watch exports cooled in July.<p>The 6.6 percent growth in sales abroad is about half the pace seen in June. Adjusting for the one extra working day in July means growth for the …

Opinion

The Swiss Stock Market Recovered From Early Weakness

(RTTNews) - The Swiss stock market got off to a weak start Tuesday, but quickly staged a recovery and remained in the green for the bulk of the session. Traders remain in an optimistic mood ahead of trade talks between the U.S. and China.<p>The Swiss Market Index increased 0.26 percent Tuesday and …

Stock Markets

Swiss watch exports up 6.6% in July

Swiss watch exports rose 6.6% in July, despite a fallback in China and the U.S.<p>The increase for July marked a deceleration from the 11.8% gain in …

Watches

The Workhorses: A Guide to Common Automatic Watch Movements

A watchmaking company that designs and produces its own movements in-house is referred to as a <i>manufacture</i> and given a good deal of respect in the …

Watches

YSL have just offended, like, everyone

Releasing a line of foundation or concealer is risky business these days... because you really <i>have</i> to be inclusive.<p>So when a HUGE makeup company like …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Richemont: Shifting Strategies In Watches To Better Compete, But At The Risk Of Tarnishing Some Brand Image

Compagnie Financiere Richemont (OTCPK:CFRUY), also known as Richemont, appears to be experiencing some recovery in watch sales. Jewelry sales were …

Watches

Win a Tissot Chrono XL Classic Asian Games watch worth $540

SINGAPORE - Stand a chance to win one of four special-edition watches from Tissot during these Asian Games.<p>All you need to do is enter the reader …

Asian Games

Three Cool Watches Under 100 Euro (Each)

Have you ever been accused of being a snob because of your (expensive) watch hobby? Then he or she probably doesn’t know you well enough, or simply …

Watches

How to buy a sofa online — and the best companies to buy from

The promise of online shopping — that virtually anything you want can be sent to you within a day or two — is not true of many home items, and no item is it less true of than a sofa. Go to just about any furniture website, and you will find that sofas have anywhere from a two-week to three-month …

Home

The color changing gradient illusion that can 'break your brain'

A Japanese psychologist has stumped the internet with his latest optical illusion.<p>Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a psychology professor at Ritsumeikan University …

University of Washington

Luxury Stocks Face Trade Threats

By<p>Aug. 16, 2018 3:53 p.m. ET<p>If you’re tracking the global trade fights, this can’t feel like a great time to own European companies that export posh …

Business

How to Stain Concrete Fountains

Before you stain concrete, remember that any imperfections or spills on your concrete will show through the stain.<p>Test small samples of stain or dye …

Landscaping

Apple Watch Sales Beat Combined Swiss Watch Sales

Throughout all of 2017, every Swiss watch brand combined outsold the Apple Watch—24 million units to 18 million. But the final quarter of the year marked a first-ever shift, wherein Apple took the lead with eight million sold versus about six-and-a-half. This was helped by the release of Apple’s …

Apple Watch

Paint Company Uses Quizzes And Calculators To Help Customers Pick A Color

DTC decor brand Clare aims to streamline how customers select paint colors, eliminating trips to the hardware store by digitizing the entire process

Customers

Omega Introduces World's First Anti-Magnetic Movement

Today in Geneva, Omega announced a new movement that is resistant to magnetic fields greater than 1.5 tesla (15,000 gauss). Introduced inside of a …

Watches

Poetry Daily

Man with Child, May<p>Under deep gray thunderless skies<br>a man cradles an infant to his bare chest<br>on the long swoop of spotty grass<br>in the tiny park across …

Literature

Video: Behind The Scenes With Sam Pilgrim & Pinkbike - Pinkbike

After 5 days and nights of filming, Scott Secco and Pinkbike were able to produce 'Day & Night with Sam Pilgrim'. This is the story of how it came to …

Mountain Biking

Becca Cosmetics Is Being Accused of Using Blackface in Foundation Swatch Images

"Since when do POC have coloured palms?"<p><b>Update 8/10/18 1:00 PM:</b><p>Becca Cosmetics has responded to the backlash by posting a new photo on their social media page. The caption reads, "Thanks to everyone who shared feedback on our recent arm swatch image, we hear you and want you to know that we remain …

Makeup

It May Not Be Your Birthday, but We're Gifting You These Kylie Lip Kit Swatches Anyway

Kylie Jenner's birthday is approaching, but her fans are truly the ones getting the gifts. The makeup mogul dropped a limited-edition Kylie Cosmetics collection in honor of her 21st birthday, and it features new Lip Kit colors, matte lipsticks, and an eye shadow palette. We swatched the new …

Kylie Cosmetics

Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld - It's The End Of An Era

Swatch Group has pulled out of Baselworld<p>Dating back to 1917, the <i>Schweizer Mustermesse Basel</i> had showcased a watch & jewellery exhibition, counting …

Herzog & de Meuron

The Head of MCH Group, Art Basel’s Parent Company, Resigns Over Troubles at the Baselworld Watch Trade Fair

Art Fairs<p>Trade fairs in general are battling pressures as longtime exhibitors increasingly rely on social media and online sales to bolster business.<p>,<p>…

Art Basel

Cyclists mystified by tacks strewn in downtown Edmonton bike lanes

As some Edmonton cyclists removed tacks from a downtown lane this weekend, others were removing them from their tires.<p>A warning popped up on Twitter …

Bike Lanes

Watches, Stories, and Gear: The “Jaws” Watch, Heath Ledger’s Joker, and More

“Watches, Stories, and Gear” is a weekly roundup of some our favorite watch content from Worn & Wound, great stories from around the web, and cool …

Watches

Baselworld Organizer MCH Group’s CEO, René Kamm Resigns

The post Baselworld Organizer MCH Group’s CEO, René Kamm Resigns appeared first on Revolution.

Watches

Business News: Head of Baselworld's Parent Company Is Out Amid Swatch Group Departure

René Kamm, CEO of Switzerland's MCH Group, parent company of the Baselworld watch and jewelry show, resigned today, the group announced. The …

Watches

Stephen McCosh Funeral Director

You will see our new sponsors’ logos on the kit in our first game of the season away to Queen’s University tomorrow.<p>Also on display will be a new arm …

NIFL

Chief of Baselworld watch fair organiser quits after Swatch exit | Financial Times

The organiser of the Baselworld watch fair, one of the most important events in the luxury goods calendar, has announced its chief executive has …

Terrorism

Create a Stylin’ Leather Case for Your Favorite Sunnies

Trace your template.<p>Cut along the lines with the scissors.<p>Fold the leather into place.<p>Fasten with a clamp on each side.<p>Add stitches to hold the fold.<p>Embellish with whip stitches along the edge.<p>Make a tassel. (Place incisions in a small swatch of leather, roll, and secure with glue. Attach to a …

Sewing

CEO of Baselworld steps down

The MCH Group announced that CEO René Kamm would resign from his position “in view of the fundamental transformation phase in business …

Girard-Perregaux