The initial public offering of Time Watch Investments, a mid-priced watchmaker listed in Singapore before being privatised in 2011 and now tapping into the Hong Kong market, is a play on domestic Chinese consumption but the company's rising inventory could be cause for coThursday, 24 January, 2013, 4:58am
Swedish watchmaker Sjoo Sandstrom has announced that it will launch its expansion into Asia from Hong Kong.
On Tuesday, chief executive Magnus Clevberger and watchmaker Christopher Hammarborg were in town to attend the brand's event at Scandinavian restaurant Finds in Tsim Sha Tsui.6 Sep 2012 - 3:40am
It used to be that women were short-changed when it came to mechanical timepieces but watchmakers are waking up to their interest in the cogs and wheels under the dial that were once thought to hold only the interest of men. This year's array of women's watches contain sophisticated mechanics, extensions to classic lines and beautiful pieces of watch jewellery.18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Nestled among old warehouses in the industrial neighbourhood of Lai Chi Kok is a small school dedicated to one of Switzerland's oldest traditions.
Here a group of young Chinese students spend eight-hour days learning a craft that dates back hundreds of years, with the hope that they will one day spread this knowledge to the generations that follow.18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
It was a rough start for Tissot's store opening yesterday in Percival Street, Causeway Bay. Firstly, the Swiss watch brand was supposed to be opening its store in Nathan Road this week, but staff opted to open the new Hong Kong Island shop first because of construction work near the Tsim Sha Tsui space.22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
In the 1970s, quartz clocks revolutionised the watchmaking industry. People predicted the death of mechanical watches, and watchmakers feared they would go out of business. But the exact opposite happened. Not only are mechanical watches still on the market, they have gained in value and skilled watchmakers are in demand across the world.2 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Swiss watchmaker Montres DeWitt has drawn on elements of the Pre-Raphaelite art movement, incorporating elements of womanhood, romanticism and nature to create the 'Golden Afternoon', an extraordinary collection unveiled at BaselWorld.6 May 2011 - 12:00am
It's hard to tell whether TVB actor Moses Chan Ho is more passionate about acting or his hobbies. The self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur, who has a coffee show and a cafe guidebook to his name, has now revealed his other passion - a rather expensive one.2 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
Jacob & Co watch launch party
Where: Pacific Place
When: December 16
What: Watchmaker Jacob & Co held a party to unveil its latest watch collection. Models presented the watches and jewellery pieces for guests.
Who: Attending the party were Cecilia Yau, Charlotte Chen, Gigi Fu, Howard Chao and Pauline Yam.28 Jan 2011 - 12:00am