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Swatch to Launch Smartwatch in Bid to Reverse Profit Decline - WSJ

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Feb 5, 2015 ... Watchmaker Under Pressure From Recent Surge in Swiss Franc ... Swatch, which makes Tissot, Longines and Omega watches, will increase ... The company wants to compensate for currency losses by selling more watches.

Swatch is launching a watch you can buy things with — but it's not a ...

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Nov 30, 2015 ... Swatch watches are displayed in front of a shop at the central station in Zurich in File photo of Swatch watches on display in front of a shop at ...

Swatch reports decent earnings despite Swiss franc strength and ...

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Jul 16, 2015 ... But the shortfall was due largely to the surging Swiss franc, which has gained ... Swatch shows there's plenty of time left for non-smart watches ...

History - Swatch® International

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New models were introduced, but changes in how watches were made were few and far between. ... Even the Swiss were buying cheap watches! .... The 5<sup>th</sup> annual competition in 2015 saw Team Europe surge ahead, 3 to 2, with an exciting ...

Swiss-franc surge spoils luxury-watch party as costs mount - The ...

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Jan 16, 2015 ... All but a fraction of Swiss watches are exported, almost a third to the euro zone, ... the franc against the euro cuts earnings at Swatch by as much as 18 per cent ... Home-buying millennials getting chewed up in today's market ...

Post tagged with "Swatch" - Fast FT - FT.com

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Shares in Swiss watchmaker Swatch have fallen as much as 14 per cent at the open .... Sales of watches at Swatch are holding up despite competition from other ... but increased revenues could not prevent the Swiss watchmaker reporting a slide in ... lower this morning after LVMH's disappointing earnings report overnight.

How watchmakers coped with the rising Swiss franc - FT.com

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Nov 14, 2015 ... ... in Switzerland, in contrast to their earnings, which are in a variety of currencies. ... With some Swiss watches selling for hundreds of thousands of euros, ... Swatch and Rolex — have put prices up in Europe, but not cut them elsewhere. ... Dealing with the impact of the franc's surge on their cost base is far ...

From watchmakers to ski resorts, Swiss firms hammered by franc surge

www.reuters.com/article/swiss-snb-companies-idUSL6N0UU3NU20150115

Jan 15, 2015 ... But all would be affected to some degree by what the head of brokerage Kepler ... "We can expect a wave of profit warnings from Swiss companies," said ... clocks and watches and jewellery, and machines, appliances and electronics. ... For Swatch, your unique selling point is the fact you're selling a Swiss...

SWGAY : Summary for SWATCH GROUP AG ADR - Yahoo Finance

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Change the date range, chart type and compare SWATCH GROUP AG ADR ... The Swatch Group AG : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look ... Moody's Investors Service says that Hengdeli Holdings Limited's offer to buy ... country's surging currency and below-zero interest rates pushed its earnings ...

7 biggest losers from Swiss currency blowout - Jan. 16, 2015

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Jan 16, 2015 ... But Swiss bank UBS (UBS) notes that watchmakers should ultimately be able to ... including Lindt and Rolex, may find that his earnings get squeezed. ... level, average mortgage repayment costs could surge by about 17%. ..... What about the NYC street vendors who make a living selling Rolax Watches.

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Value Investors Club / Swatch Group (UHR.VX)

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Investment thesis for Swatch Group, UHR. ... Operating Profit by Watch Category ... Swiss watches are not purchased for their functionality, but instead as a status symbol. ... Further, as I will discuss in the valuation section, I believe you are buying at a .... Re: Re: swiss franc surges (don't wait ...buy your swiss watch today ...

Swatch earnings drop 27% on Swiss franc strength - MarketWatch

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Feb 5, 2015 ... Swatch earnings drop 27% on Swiss franc strength ... weighs the impact of the recent surge in the value of the Swiss franc on its business. ... Swatch must produce most of its watches in Switzerland to qualify for the Swiss-made label, but now receives fewer francs when it ... What NOT to buy on Amazon.

Swatch Plans to Keep Spending as Franc Surge Trims Sales Growth ...

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Feb 4, 2015 ... Swatch Group AG plans to keep investing more in a bid to gain market share as the surge in the Swiss franc reduces the watchmaker's prospects for sales growth . ... new competition when Apple Inc. starts selling a smartwatch in April. ... Sales of jewelry, watches and clocks in Hong Kong, where wealthy ...