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Swatch Group: Key Figures 2019

Swatch Group: Key Figures 2019

Group net sales of CHF 8 243 million, -1.8% in comparison to the previous year at constant ex-change rates, or -2.7% at current rates.  Operating result of CHF 1 023 million, -11.4% to the previous year. Operating margin amounted to 12.4% versus 13…

Certina DS Super PH500M Special Edition

Certina DS Super PH500M Special Edition

Diver’s watch with a history – and character. Its retro style and bright orange dial catch everyone’s eye: the striking DS Super PH500M Special Edition is causing a sensation. Dedicated watch fans will surely experience a moment of déja-vu: the…

From Swatch with love

From Swatch with love

New Valentine’s Special ready to conquer hearts.  Say it with flowers? Say it with words? Say it with emojis! YOU’VE GOT LOVE speaks today’s language, making sure your better half gets the right message (and gift;-) for the day of love. Swatch’s…

New em|echo-V: NFC with RAIN RFID in a single chip

New em|echo-V: NFC with RAIN RFID in a single chip

EM Microelectronic enables holistic omnichannel consumer experience and product authentication em|echo-V brings together powerful RAIN RFID supply chain functionalities with seamless NFC consumer engagement and web authentication EM…

Omega ready to time the Winter Youth Olympic Games

Omega ready to time the Winter Youth Olympic Games

For the 6th time at the Youth Olympic Games, Omega is ready to fulfil its role as Official Timekeeper. Around 1,880 young athletes from 70 nations have arrived to compete in 81 winter events at Lausanne 2020, and the Swiss watchmaker will be there…

Mechanical movements: COMCO’s dictate harms the Swiss watch industry

Mechanical movements: COMCO’s dictate harms the Swiss watch industry

Biel/Bienne (Switzerland), December 18, 2019 - The Competition Commission (COMCO) wants to prohibit Swatch Group or its subsidiary ETA from supplying mechanical movements to third parties in 2020. COMCO has always obligated ETA to supply its…