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15.12.2008

Certina DS Prince: Exquisitely sporty and absolutely stunning

Its appeal will leave no one unmoved. The new Certina DS Prince line developed by ...

 

21.11.2008

Ground Breaking Ceremony Swatch Art Peace Hotel

Shanghai, China, November 20, 2008. Switzerland’s Swatch Group Ltd, the world’s number ...

 

20.11.2008

Stefanie Graf – Longines’ New Ambassador of Elegance

Saint-Imier (Switzerland), November 20, 2008 – A new sports legend at Longines. The ...

 

20.11.2008

Swatch Group: Ground Breaking Ceremony Swatch Art Peace Hotel

Biel/Bienne, Switzerland / Shanghai, China - November 20, 2008. Switzerland’s Swatch ...

 

18.11.2008

Longines and Alpine skiing – The famous Swiss watchmaker joins the champions for the third year running!

Saint-Imier (Switzerland), November 14, 2008 – Longines is at the starting gate! ...

 

06.11.2008

Nivarox-FAR: Cornerstone laid for new factory in Fontaines

Fontaines (Switzerland), November 6, 2008 – Nivarox-FAR celebrated the beginning ...

 

04.11.2008

The return of an icon: James Bond in «Quantum of Solace»

No film release is more eagerly anticipated than a new instalment in the James Bond ...

 

04.11.2008

Swatch Turns to Luxury with Diaphane One for Men and Women

Exclusive «Turn 2 Her» and «Turn 2 Him» mechanical watches defy expectations. Swatch, ...

 

02.11.2008

Swatch Celebrates Holidays with «A Romantic Season»

«A Romantic Season», the new holiday season collection from Swatch, evokes that magical ...

 

31.10.2008

Albert Einstein’s Longines watch fetches a record price at auction

St. Imier (Switzerland) / New York (USA), 16 October 2008 – Albert Einstein and Longines ...

 

30.10.2008

The «James Bond 007 Collector’s Piece» is back... in black!

Omega presents the new version of the Seamaster Diver 300m James Bond which collectors ...

 

29.10.2008

Omega honored for its advertising with George Clooney

The second edition of the «Prix Suisse de la Campagne Horlogère de l’Année» took ...

 

10.10.2008

Time to protect the planet

«The conservation of biodiversity is the most important problem of our time.» Harrison ...

 

08.10.2008

The Petit Trianon restaured thanks Montres Breguet – Pictures and video of the opening

A video and some suggestive pictures of the reopening of the Petit Trianon.. The ...

 

25.09.2008

Swatch Group honored with the «CyberTrophée des langues 2008»

This note is not available in English. Please see the French version below.  CyberTrophée ...

 

24.09.2008

After a one-year closure, the Petit Trianon is again open to visitors

A message from Jean-Jacques Aillagon, President of the State Corporation of the Versailles ...

 

24.09.2008

The Petit Trianon: Montres Breguet, a leading corporate donor of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication

One year after closing down for restoration and rehabilitation, the Petit Trianon ...

 

22.09.2008

The Swatch Group Ltd. and SMARTRAC N.V. agree on the sale and purchase of Sokymat Automotive GmbH

Biel/Bienne and Amsterdam, September 22, 2008 – The Swatch Group Ltd., in Biel/Bienne, ...

 

15.09.2008

Nicky Hayden and Danica Patrick to celebrate Motorcycle Racing’s return to Indianapolis

Official MotoGP Timekeeper Tissot brings motor racing icons together for the first ...

 

10.09.2008

Closing of the existing share repurchase program

The Swatch Group Ltd: Closing of the share repurchase program of CHF 420 million ...

 

09.09.2008

Bond Villains party with crowd at playful «Plastic Royale by Swatch»

Bregenz am Bodensee (Austria), September 8, 2008 – To celebrate 25 years of plastic ...

 

08.09.2008

The Amazing Adventures of the «Second Watch»

In the late 1970s, when our story begins, a Swiss watch was a work of artful craftsmanship, ...

 

08.09.2008

Swatch Turns to the Dark Side with Villains Bond Fans Love to Hate

In a series of heroic adventures from Dr. No to Quantum Of Solace, James Bond outfoxes ...

 

04.09.2008

«Economy Day» of the Swiss Business Federation (economiesuisse): Nicolas G. Hayek calls for more innovation and fundamental reforms of the financial system

Nicolas G. Hayek gave a thought-provoking speech on September 5, 2008 in the Swiss ...

 

02.09.2008

At a glance: all «Omega Olympic watches of the day» (August, 8 to 24)

Please find hereafter all «Omega Olympic Watches of the Day» that we have presented ...

 

30.08.2008

Blancpain opens its Second Boutique in Switzerland

Zurich (Switzerland), August 30, 2008 – Blancpain is proud to be opening its second ...

 

25.08.2008

Phelps and Cavic – Great Moments!

High speed video images of 100m butterfly at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Omega ...

 

21.08.2008

Capital reduction – Repurchase programs 2007 / 2008

Capital reduction in relation to the completed share repurchase program 2007 and ...

 

21.08.2008

5 Swimmers and 48 Medals at the Omega Pavilion

Beijing (China), August 21, 2008 – Omega’s five swimming ambassadors Michael Phelps ...

 

19.08.2008

Space Flight Legends meet the Greatest Olympian at the Omega Pavillon

Beijing (China), August 18, 2008 – General Thomas Stafford, Captain Eugene Cernan ...

 

18.08.2008

Cindy Crawford enchants Omega und Beijing

Cindy Crawford enchanted guests and journalists with her beaming smile at the occasion ...

 

14.08.2008

Half-year report 2008

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), August 15, 2008 – Swatch Group, half-year report 2008. ...

 

13.08.2008

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words – at least!

Geneva (Switzerland), August 13, 2008 – Nicolas Imhof invites time to travel and ...

 

12.08.2008

Omega welcomes its Asian Ambassadors

Beijing (China), August 12, 2008 – Omega welcomed three Asian brand ambassadors to ...

 

11.08.2008

Omega celebrates its Solar Impulse Partnership

Beijing (China), August 11, 2008 – Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the co-founders ...

 

05.08.2008

Dr. Swatch Plays Bad Guy to James Bond

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), August 5, 2008 – Has Swatch gone over to the other side? ...

 

05.08.2008

Grand Opening of Omega Pavilion in Beijing

Beijing (China), August 5, 2008 – The Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad ...

 

01.08.2008

Swatch Bijoux unveiles Fall/Winter Collection – fresh, colourful, stylish

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), August 1, 2008 – Swatch has unveiled a fresh and colourfully ...

 

30.07.2008

Omega's Olympic Pavillon

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland) and Beijing (China), July 30, 2008 – On August 4, 2008 ...

 

29.07.2008

Omega reveals the Secrets of Timekeeping at the Cité du Temps

Geneva (Switzerland), July 29, 2008 – Without timekeeping, the Olympic Games would ...

 

25.07.2008

Great Olympic Moments in Time

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland) and Beijing (China), July 23, 2008 – Since the Los Angeles ...

 

25.07.2008

A Swatch for Fans of Extreme Performances

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), July 25, 2008 – Mat Rebeaud’s on top of the world. The ...

 

23.07.2008

The Swatch Group Ltd acquires strategic stake in UAE-based Rivoli Group

Investment is in line with Swatch Group’s strategy of further increasing exposure ...

 

16.07.2008

Swatch Fall/Winter Collection 2008 – Colourful, Stylish, Fashionable

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), July 16, 2008 – Swatch has unveiled a fresh and colourfully ...

 

15.07.2008

Frédéric Piguet launched Website

Le Sentier (Switzerland), July 15, 2008 – Frédéric Piguet, the producer of watch ...

 

14.07.2008

Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix and U2 at the Cité du Temps?

Geneva (Switzerland), July 14, 2008 – French artist, Manitof, presents stars of Hollywood, ...

 

11.07.2008

Omega Official Timekeeper for the 23rd time – Let the Games begin!

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland) and Beijing (China), July 9, 2008 – From August 8 to ...

 

11.07.2008

The Swatch Group Ltd.: Sale of Michel AG and acquisition of the watch component division of Burri SA

Biel/Bienne, 11 July 2008 – The Swatch Group Ltd. is selling its company Michel Präzisionstechnik ...

 

11.07.2008

Mido – An anniversary edition

Le Locle (Switzerland), July 11, 2008 – 2008 marks the 90th anniversary of Mido. ...

 

09.07.2008

Enigma Helvetia – The arts, rites and myths of modern Switzerland

Biel / Bienne and Lugano (Switzerland), July 10, 2008 – From 27 April to 17 August ...

 

08.07.2008

Swatch throws a Party for Plastic with the Sporty New Chrono Collection

It’s party time at Swatch (again!) as the famed inventor of the world’s first plastic ...

 

02.07.2008

Jaquet Droz links the 18th and 21st Centuries through the Art of Watchmaking

To celebrate its 270th anniversary, the highly renowned company montres Jaquet Droz, ...

 

30.06.2008

Breaking new ground – while holding on to essentials

Flik Flak rolls out an exciting cute and colourful collection for June 2008. This ...

 

26.06.2008

Khaki X-Wind, Jean-Claude Van Damme’s partner

What is the common ground between Jean-Claude Van Damme and Hamilton watches? The ...

 

23.06.2008

Blancpain SA and Vincent Calabrese, a love story

Paudex / Le Brassus, 23 June 2008 – Blancpain SA, a company of The Swatch Group Ltd., ...

 

11.06.2008

Frédéric Piguet SA acquires François Golay SA

Swatch Group: Frédéric Piguet SA acquires François Golay SA, producer of wheels and ...

 

08.06.2008

Serious work pay off

Congratulations on a brilliant One-Two!. Predictable, perfect and bright as a sunrise, ...

 

07.06.2008

Art on a football field

Interactive art event remedies football fever. At the Cité du Temps from June 6 to ...

 

30.05.2008

Joint-Venture between Belenos Clean Power AG and the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI

During the media conference of 30 May 2008 in Villigen (Switzerland), the Paul Scherrer ...

 

26.05.2008

German Watch Museum Glashütte – Pictures of the opening

Some suggestive pictures of the opening of the German Watch Museum Glashütte.. Marcus ...

 

21.05.2008

Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

Swatch Group: Decisions taken by the Swatch Group shareholders at the Ordinary Annual ...

 

20.05.2008

Inauguration of the German Watch Museum Glashütte

Glashütte (Germany, Saxoni) – A modern museum of time opens its doors on May 22, ...

 

25.04.2008

World’s First Omega Vintage Store

World’s First Omega Vintage Store opens in London at Somlo Antiques.. The world’s ...

 

23.04.2008

New Danica Patrick Limited Edition Watch

Tissot Swiss Watches congratulates its Ambassador Danica Patrick for her historic ...

 

21.04.2008

Danica Patrick first female winner in IndyCar

Le Locle (Switzerland), April 21, 2008 – Tissot congratulates Danica Patrick who ...

 

19.04.2008

Omega’s Olympic Legacy

Timing the Games since 1932. Omega has been providing timekeeping and data-handling ...

 

16.04.2008

Invitation to the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

Invitation . To The Swatch Group Ltd Shareholders,. The Board of Directors of The ...

 

10.04.2008

Marie-Antoinette Grande Complication pocket-watch – N° 1160

Marie-Antoinette was driven by a truly passionate desire for Breguet watches. Keen ...

 

07.04.2008

Swatch Group at Baselworld 2008 – Impressions

Some subjective impressions of the Swatch Group’s presence at Baselworld 2008 Breguet. ...

 

04.04.2008

Marie-Antoinette’s Breguet watch

Presentation today at Baselworld of the legendary watch of Marie-Antoinette queen ...

 

31.03.2008

Certina: DS Podium Valgranges

An imposing statement of sporting excellence. The DS Podium saga has been an ongoing ...

 

28.03.2008

Expansion and new building projects in Biel / Bienne

The Swatch Group Ltd.: Expansion and new building projects at the Omega Ltd. and ...

 

19.03.2008

UNION GLASHÜTTE/SA. – The collections

The highest aesthetic and quality demands with a modern twist. The exclusively mechanical ...

 

19.03.2008

UNION GLASHÜTTE/SA. – The philosophy

A concentration of expertise and passion: the UNION GLASHÜTTE/SA. watch brand portrays ...

 

19.03.2008

UNION GLASHÜTTE/SA. – The History

UNION GLASHÜTTE/SA. – The history of German watchmaking has been updated. The claim ...

 

14.03.2008

Swatch Group: Key Figures 2007

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), March 14, 2008 – Swatch Group: Key Figures 2007. Net ...

 

27.02.2008

Swatch Group: changes to the Extended Group Management Board

Biel / Bienne (switzerland), 27 February, 2008 – The Executive Group Management Board ...

 

18.02.2008

Swatch Group Share Repurchase Program

Swatch Group Share Repurchase Program – Reporting Notice to the Disclosure Office ...

 

29.01.2008

Tiffany & Co. at Seevorstadt 75 in Biel / Bienne

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), January 29, 2008 – The Swatch Group Ltd. has signed ...

 

18.01.2008

Strong Group result expected – Outlook optimistic

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), January 18, 2008 – Swatch Group: Gross sales in 2007 ...

 

10.01.2008

The Swatch Group Ltd takes over H. Moebius & Sohn

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), January 10, 2008 – The Swatch Group Ltd takes over H. ...

 

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