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166 new apprentices participate in the Jump In 2019

166 new apprentices participate in the Jump In 2019

In August, no fewer than 166 new Swatch Group apprentices took part in the Jump In 2019 camp in Saignelégier. During these four days, they got to know the principles of apprenticeship; learned about the rights and obligations as well as the…

Certina DS-1 Big Date 60th Anniversary

Certina DS-1 Big Date 60th Anniversary

DS-1 Big Date 60th Anniversary: traditional reliability For 60 years now the initials “DS” have been synonymous with reliability. With the introduction of Double Security in 1959, Certina set new standards. Since then the ultra-robust concept has…

Blancpain supports the Gombessa V "Planet Mediterranean" expedition

Blancpain supports the Gombessa V "Planet Mediterranean" expedition

Continuing its partnership with Laurent Ballesta, Blancpain is backing the fifth Gombessa expedition, a new exploration mission taking place in the Mediterranean off the French coast throughout July. For the first time ever, the expedition…

Swatch Group Press Release

Swatch Group Press Release

Swatch Group: Additional members named to the Executive Group Management Board and to the Extended Group Management Board Biel/Bienne (Switzerland), July 17, 2019 - The Board of Directors of the Swatch Group made the following appointments to its…

Half-Year Report 2019

Half-Year Report 2019

Group net sales of CHF 4 078 million, -3.7% at constant exchange rates compared to a very strong previous year, and -4.4% at current rates.  Operating result of CHF 547 million, -13.0% to the previous year. Operating margin amounted to 13.4% versus…

Tissot & the Tour de France

Tissot & the Tour de France

Tissot Chrono XL Tour de France Yellow for victory At the Tour de France, the world’s premier bicycle race, the color yellow epitomizes excellence. The leader of the Tour is presented with the Maillot Jaune at the end of each stage and it is worn…