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

www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-05/swatch-earnings-miss-analyst-estimates-after-hong-kong-protests

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 ...

Value Investors Club / Swatch Group (UHR.VX)

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Investment thesis for Swatch Group, UHR.VX. ... 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 large discount to .... As a value investor, I have always been OK with the near term earnings headswinds (so ...

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

www.wsj.com/articles/swatch-earnings-crimped-by-strength-of-swiss-franc-1423124197

Feb 5, 2015 ... Watchmaker Under Pressure From Recent Surge in Swiss Franc ... Swatch's earnings fell last year as the company spent more on marketing ... The company wants to compensate for currency losses by selling more watches.

MarketWatch - EarningsWatch

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Shares were slightly higher in premarket trade, but are down 7% in the year ... Red Hat slumps after announcing quarterly earnings, deal to buy 3scale (4:39 pm ET) ..... Despite Tuesday's surge, the stock was still down 5.7% year to date, while  ...

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 ...

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 ... The Swatch Group's CEO, Nick Hayek, was less optimistic. ... companies, including Lindt and Rolex, may find that his earnings get squeezed. ... its current level, average mortgage repayment costs could surge by about 17%.

Swatch partners with Visa to bring NFC payments to its analog ...

www.theverge.com/2015/11/30/9817758/swatch-smartwatch-bellamy-nfc-payments

Nov 30, 2015 ... The watch doesn't connect to the internet, but uses a near-field ... China, where consumers still buy traditional watches but are also happy to try new technology. ... In Swatch's most recent earnings, the watchmaker reported a nearly 20 ... to make you forget that surge pricing exists · The Alienware Are...

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

www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-snb-companies-idUSKBN0KO21F20150115

Jan 15, 2015 ... But all would be affected to some degree by what the head of brokerage ... and watches and jewelry, and machines, appliances and electronics. ... For Swatch, your unique selling point is the fact you're selling a Swiss ... For Swatch, they said the surge in the franc could cost it 8-10 percent of its earnings, ...

Smartwatches led by Apple Watch surpass traditional Swiss watches ...

www.ibtimes.co.uk/smartwatches-led-by-apple-watch-surpass-traditional-swiss-watches-volume-1544784

Feb 19, 2016 ... Sales figures for the Apple Watch are still a secret but estimates say it is the leader ... for Swiss watches is slowing down, and major players like Swatch are ... Watch sales in its financial earnings, most studies including this one show it is ... Uber replacing surge pricing with upfront fares in new app version.

Apple Watch Vs. Swiss-Made Smartwatches: 5 Classy Alternatives ...

www.ibtimes.com/apple-watch-vs-swiss-made-smartwatches-5-classy-alternatives-apples-timepiece-1854120

Mar 21, 2015 ... But, this year, some are turning their attention toward smartwatches, .... And like many Swatch watches, it can last multiple months without a battery replacement. ... Earnings Preview: Apple Inc (AAPL), LinkedIn Corp (LNKD), Ford Motor Company (F) ... Support For Spain's Conservative Party Surges.

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Swatch Full-Year Profit Misses Estimates as Sales Decline ...

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Feb 2, 2016 ... Swatch Group AG, the maker of Tissot and Omega timepieces, reported 2015 earnings that ... Swatch also said it plans to buy back as much as 1 billion francs of stock ... said Tuesday fourth-quarter sales growth of watches and jewelry ... Gold surges as much as 8.1 percent to $1,358.54 an ounce on twice ...

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 ...

Swatch earnings drop 27% on Swiss franc strength - MarketWatch

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Feb 5, 2015 ... Swatch earnings drop 27% on Swiss franc strength ... world's largest watchmaker 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 sells its .....