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Category Archives: Watches

Let’s go antiques shopping in Richmond

Written on April 5, 2013 at 1:43 pm, by

In this city of beautiful old homes are beautiful old things to furnish them. It’s a great place to go antiques shopping. On a recent trip to Virginia’s capital we trolled West Broad Street for possibilities and found The Galleria Antiques & Interiors. Now about seven or eight months at this location, owner Jim Strickland […]

How Rolex Runs on Autopilot

Written on March 25, 2013 at 2:18 pm, by

If there’s a branding equivalent of reaching nirvana, Rolex has done it. The 108-year-old brand is so famous, so coveted, it’s virtually synonymous with the luxury watch category, if not success itself. Hyperbole? Permit us this: Rolex’s Oyster model—introduced in 1926 as the world’s first waterproof watch—has graced the wrists of everyone from Winston Churchill […]

Dump fake bags and watches in exchange for real deal

Written on February 26, 2013 at 11:30 am, by

Dubai: If you’ve got more fakes than you know what to do with, here’s a chance to redeem yourself. A Dubai-based woman is challenging owners of fake watches, bags, wallets, scarves, shoes and fashion jewellery to a unique competition that can earn them a pre-owned genuine designer bag if they dump their fake items. Hadeer […]

Flood watches issued in south, central Alabama

Written on February 5, 2013 at 2:40 pm, by

Flash flood watches and warnings have been issued in south and central Alabama through Wednesday after much of the state was drenched in rain. Meteorologists said 3 to 5 inches of rain had fallen in the area by Monday afternoon and forecasters expect an additional 3 to 5 to fall into Tuesday morning. Forecasters say […]

Breitling and Rolex watches seized in Cotswolds

Written on January 26, 2013 at 2:31 pm, by

A hoard of Breitling and Rolex watches suspected to have stolen in a house burglary were seized by Gloucestershire Police during a raid on a domestic property in the Cotswolds. Police have arrested a 60-year-old man from Kemble on suspicion of handling stolen goods. He has since been bailed until April 5. As well as […]

Funniest Rolex watch story ever

Written on January 21, 2013 at 2:29 pm, by

After his win at last weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona in the GX class, Dr. Jim Norman went to his jeweler with this brand new Rolex winning watch. As per Jim’s own words: “Today I take my new Rolex to the jeweler right down the street from my house in Tampa to get a link […]

Austin pediatrician watches Biggest Loser closely

Written on January 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm, by

Austin (KXAN) – About one-third of Austin children are considered overweight or obese, and in some parts of town, the number is more like two-thirds. The national epidemic is now the focus of NBC’s The Biggest Loser , and it has pediatricians talking. An Austin pediatrician wants parents and children to talk about it, so […]

World of Watches Introduces the Latest Swiss Legend Neptune Watches for 2013

Written on November 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm, by

World of Watches, the foremost internet retailer of discount watches, announced today that they are introducing new Swiss Legend Neptune watches. Swiss Legend is one of World of Watches’ best selling brand names. They also offer the top brands from Swiss Army, Technomarine, Jacques Lemans, Lucien Piccard, Stuhrling and many more. Offering a wide selection […]

Where This Entrepreneur Shops for Watches on Madison Avenue

Written on November 19, 2012 at 12:10 pm, by

New York City has more stores than anyone could physically tackle, but somehow we always keep returning to the usual suspects. To break out of the rut, we’ve asked some local shopping and fashion gurus to provide their hidden retail gems—those unique stores around our fantastic city that we might not all know about. Cue […]

Watches strongest festive performer at F Hinds

Written on November 8, 2012 at 11:42 am, by

Watches were the strongest product category at retail chain F Hinds over the festive period, outstripping jewellery. Christmas sales as a whole were up at F Hinds this year, as was average spend, despite the internet continuing to have a negative impact on footfall. F Hinds director Andrew Hinds said: “I think we will have […]