Revenge Shopping? – Coronavirus Watch 12

Revenge shopping in China? “Hermès is said to have brought in at least $2.7 million in sales on the reopening day of its flagship store in Guangzhou’s Taikoo Hui last Saturday,” Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) reports. The news offers a ray of hope for a watch industry in darkness. If there is a post-Coronageddon sales surge, they can hope for better days. But can they? . . .

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New Watch Alert 1/31/20

My Apple Watch vibrates my wrist when it’s time to move around, lest I turn into Jabba the Horological Hutt. It’s an important feature – I lose track of time when I write. But I don’t lose track of watches for our New Watch Alert. Which is just as well. Each week brings a flood of new releases, of which I’ll share with you. Just remember: get up, stand up and stretch when you’re done. Otherwise, time will catch up with you . . .

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