24 01, 2022

Kering sells Girard-Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin

Di |2022-02-02T14:28:05+01:00January 24th, 2022|

After years of consolidation and growth, the Kering group officially sells 100% of Sowind group, owner of the Swiss manufactures of Girard-Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin, to the current management. The luxury giant, which accompanied the Sowind group, guaranteeing adequate resources for a constant evolution in terms of design and technical know-how, reorganizing production, strengthening [...]

7 05, 2020

News Swiss watchmaking ready for phase two

Di |2020-05-07T08:19:20+01:00May 7th, 2020|

In full compliance with all the hygienic-sanitary recommendations issued by the Swiss Federal Council, starting from last week, employees engaged in production began to return to work, albeit with reduced hours and attendance. From Patek Philippe to Rolex, from the factories of the Kering group to those of LVMH, we start again, applying the strict safety protocol [...]

27 04, 2020

News Girard Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin resume production

Di |2020-04-27T11:26:29+01:00April 27th, 2020|

After almost 50 days of stoppage, Girard Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin resume production and resume marketing. The decision was made to reopen production, allowing all departments not essential for production to continue working from home such as the marketing, human resources, sales and watch designers teams. .]

25 03, 2020

News The "Geneva Watch Days 2020" postponed to August

Di |2020-04-14T09:47:39+01:00March 25th, 2020|

Immediately after Watches & Wonders (formerly SIHH) and Baselworld announced the cancellation of their 2020 editions amid fears of a possible COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, a group of brands had, as mentioned, decided they could react to this. situation, offering, through agility and ingenuity, a different approach to the presentation of new watches, giving life to the "Genev [...]

19 03, 2020

News The beginning of the crisis - And the effect of the coronavirus has not yet reaped its fruits

Di |2020-04-14T09:50:56+01:00March 19th, 2020|

The Swiss Watch Federation has just released its export statistics for February 2020 and, as expected, they are down sharply. The value of the same contracted by 9.2%, equal to 1.6 billion Swiss francs. But this does not reflect the dire and dire situation on the market either. If exports fell by 51% in China and 42% in H [...]

17 03, 2020

Breaking News Rolex and other Swiss brands have decided to stop production due to the pandemic

Di |2020-03-19T16:46:41+01:00March 17th, 2020|

Following the measures announced yesterday by the Swiss Federal Council to stop the coronavirus infection, the production of watches by various houses including: Rolex, Girard-Perregaux, Hublot and Ulysse Nardin, will stop for a few weeks. At present, the priority for the Geneva brands is exclusively the safety of their employees. This is what a spokesperson told the Agency [...]

15 03, 2020

Introducing Girard-Perregaux Graduated Absolute Passion - Now in Racing Red

Di |2020-04-14T09:52:28+01:00March 15th, 2020|

Girard-Perregaux's Laureato, which debuted in 1975 and which was revamped and reintroduced to the market in 2016, kicked off the Sportier and more avant-garde Laureato Absolute series in 2019. Most of the releases of this new family sported a combination of colors, as in the recently released Absolute Rock model (photo below), up to the version [...]

3 03, 2020

News Some of the leading Swiss watch brands come together to create Geneva Watch Days 2020

Di |2020-04-14T09:57:50+01:00March 3rd, 2020|

Some of the prestigious Swiss watch brands come together to create the "Geneva Watch Days 2020" at the end of April, a self-managed multi-brand watch event that is scheduled to take place in Geneva from April 26-29, 2020, just when Watches & Wonders 2020 was planned. Luxury watchmakers face turbulent times. The two main fairs, Watches & Wonders (ex SIHH) and Baselworl [...]

24 01, 2020

Introducing Girard-Perregaux - the 1966 Orion Trilogy

Di |2020-04-14T10:00:38+01:00January 24th, 2020|

Iconic design, reinterpreted. Technical excellence. Refined elegance. Variety. In the new 1966 Orion nothing is missing. This watch revisits the classic 1966 collection in a modern way with three ultra-thin cases with two versions of aventurine dial, one blue and one black, which evoke a starry sky. The model pays homage to the epic narrative of Greek mythology according to which Ze [...]

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