Business Jun 19, 2015

Jewel Watch: It's all on the wrist

by Hashela Kumarawansa

Have a child who won't stop asking for a mobile phone? The Jewel Watch can help. The Jewel Watch is a cute and compact toy where users' can use the small rectangular face of their Jewel Watch to play a range of fun games as ...

National / History May 11, 2015

Gen. MacArthur's watch fetches $75,000 in Geneva

Seventy years after the end of World War II, a watch worn by legendary U.S. five-star Gen. Douglas MacArthur was sold at auction Sunday for 70,000 Swiss francs ($75,000), far above the estimate. The steel Jaeger-Lecoultre "Reverso" watch — a classic model in which the ...

Business / Corporate Nov 20, 2014

Citizen Watch opens flagship store in New York

New York JIJI Citizen Watch Co. opened a flagship store in Times Square in New York on Wednesday. The store is the center of the company's efforts to boost its brand recognition globally, Ryota Aoyagi, executive vice president of the Citizen Holdings Co. unit, said at the ...

Seiko, Citizen target upmarket foothold in U.S.

Business Sep 26, 2014

Seiko, Citizen target upmarket foothold in U.S.

by Keiichiro Otsuka

Japan's two major timepiece makers, Citizen Watch Co. and Seiko Watch Corp., are zeroing in on the high end of the North American market where Swiss firms have built solid brand recognition. Citizen is resurrecting the time-honored Wittnauer brand, a marque dating back to the ...