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The Swatch Group SA Company Profile
Swatch is worth watching. The Swatch Group (formerly Société Suisse de Microélectronique & d'Horlogerie) is one of the top watchmakers in the world. Its 20 some watch brands range from low-priced Swatch and Flik Flak collectibles to premium-priced Blancpain, Breguet, and Omega luxury pieces. Watches made by Swatch are sold at some 15,000 retailers worldwide, plus at more than 900 Swatch boutiques, more than 1,000 shop-in-shops, and some 140 kiosks. The company supplies nearly all the components for its own watches and also sells some movements to other watchmakers. Its Dress Your Body unit designs and makes jewelry for the Swatch Group brands. Swatch bought the Harry Winston jewelry and watch business in 2013.
Headlines for The Swatch Group SA
Watchmakers look to bespoke design to court the super-rich
- Tue Mar 25
Swatch Group sees orders rise at industry's main yearly trade fair
- Tue Apr 1
Swiss immigration vote ticks off watchmakers
- Sat Mar 29
Watchmakers woo women to boost flagging sales
- Sun Apr 6
Smartwatches? Not at this time, say wary Swiss
- Wed Mar 26
Pierre Gisclard of The Watch Observer: 'Baselworld 2014 marks return to more classic design'
- Thu Mar 27
David Sadigh of Digital Luxury Group: 'in China interest in all luxury watch categories continues to rise'
- Thu Mar 27
Connected watches, virtually absent but still creating buzz at Baselworld
- Sun Mar 30
Utilizing Recovery and Undervalued Growth Approaches to Invest in the Swiss Market: A Wall Street Transcript Interview ...
- Mon Mar 31
A Portfolio Manager Reveals His Top Value Picks in the Swiss Equities Market: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with ...
- Mon Mar 31
Contact Information
Address: Seevorstadt 6
CH-2501 Biel, Bern, Switzerland
Phone:+41-32-343-68-11
Fax:+41-32-343-69-11
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Revenue (2012):8530.40 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):18.50%
Employees (2012):29,788
Key People
Chairwoman: Nayla Hayek
President Executive Management Board: Nicolas G. (Nick) Hayek Jr.
Memeber Extended Group Management Board Finance, Reporting,: Thierry Kenel
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