Trump’s Rolex Day-Date Analyzed

Donald Trump Rolex Day-Date

Donald Trump’s Rolex Day-Date is his go-to timepiece. It’s a big step up from Bernie Sanders’ “whatever” Citizen and a big middle finger to Joe Biden’s OMEGA Seamaster. A couple of thoughts about Trump’s presidential Rolex President . . .

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Hodinkee Clock Really Sucks

Hodinkee Travel Clock and AP clock

The interwebz are ablaze with outrage and indignation over HoDinkee’s $5900 Eight-Day Travel Clock. As we pointed out here and here, the online retailer masquerading as a journalistic enterprise jumped the shark with a HoDinkee-branded product that seems cobbled together, at best. Our man Jose Pereztroika has taken a deep dive into the HoDinkee clock and it’s not pretty. Literally . . .

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Online Watch Sales – HoDinkee’s Doomed

Watch websites - Hodinkee Shop

For over a hundred years, watch dealers owned their customers. They kept luxury watch customers’ personal details on file. They called watch-addicted buyers, sent out direct mail or simply waited for the money to walk through the door. Enter Al Gore’s internet, and the birth of a watch enthusiasts’ website named HoDinkee . . .

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HoDinkee Responds to Clock Criticism

HODINKEE travel clock criticism ensues

HoDinkee better hope there’s no such thing as bad publicity. The website’s $5900 shark-jumping Eight-Day Travel Clock has ignited a firestorm of clock criticism. So much so that HoDinkee cut off comments underneath their Instagram posts (the same response to critics of their review of Panerai’s Nazi repros). COO Eneuri Acosta has penned a “Quick Note” to quell the insurrection. Like this:

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HoDinkee Travel Clock Jumps the Shark

HoDinkee travel clock in hand

Three days ago, HoDinkee introduced their $5900 limited edition HoDinkee travel clock. The watch community was not amused. They let HoDinkee have it, both barrels, dissing the product for being ditchwater dull and hideously overpriced. They called out HoDinkee for being, well, a ‘ho. The criticism was pointed, withering and angry. So HoDinkee shut off comments on their Instagram page . . .

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