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Manufacturers closed, shops shuttered, travel at a standstill, global lockdowns in place, the thundering hooves of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse clearly audible… and people still wanted to buy watches.
In mid-August the watch industry received some welcome news when shares in the Watches of Switzerland group jumped by 24 per cent. As well as its flagship multibrand retailer Watches of Switzerland, the group comprises Goldsmiths, Mayors and Mappin & Webb, and has expanded across the Atlantic with key sites in Las Vegas and New York’s Hudson Yards.
https://www.ft.com/content/ce2894b4-cce ... 45ae78f160
“Your heart was warm and happy
With the lilt of Irish laughter
Every day and in every way
Now forever and ever after."