We’re ‘getting good supply’ of Rolexes, Watches of Switzerland exec says – Yahoo Finance

While fears of the global economy grinding to a halt hit mainstream retail spending, the high-end watch industry keeps on ticking along.

The latest data out of Switzerland show that despite a sharp drop in the Chinese market, total exports of Swiss watches in May climbed 14% to $2.1 billion, powered by strong growth in the U.S and Europe.

This sentiment has been echoed by Watches of…….

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Josh VanMeter watches video of opposing hitters – MLB.com

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Before he was sent out on a rehab assignment, Josh VanMeter had more free time than normal. So he immersed himself in one of his favorite hobbies: watching video of batters. Prior to VanMeter beginning a rehab assig…….

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Chanel’s Wanted De Chanel Capsule Watch Collection Recaptures The Glory Of ’90s Fashion Watches – Forbes

Chanel’s Wanted de Chanel Capsule Timepiece Collection.

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As Capsule collections go, the Wanted de Chanel assortment of watches is both perfectly timed for this market and reminiscent of the 1990s, when fashion watches from Guess to Gucci set the tone for logo-lavished collections. So hot was the trend at one point that I remember getting a t-…….

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JUST IN: Flood and severe thunderstorm watches issued for Arlington – ARLnow

Around Rosslyn before the rain (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

(Updated at 1:40 p.m.) A wet and wild afternoon and evening could be on tap as heavy rain and storms packing strong winds move into the area.

Both a Flood Watch and a Severe Thunderstorm Watch have now been issued for Arlington, D.C. and other parts of the region.

The National Weather Service issued the storm watch arou…….

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Juul, the e-cig maker started at Stanford, watches its US market share get vaporized – TechCrunch

It’s almost Shakespearean.

Juul, the e-cigarette company that took the U.S. by storm five years ago — and which was valued at its peak at $38 billion — is about to get kicked out of the country, according to the WSJ. Per the outlet’s report earlier today, the Food & Drug Administration could announce as early as today that the San Francisco-based o…….

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Watches Get Snazzier and Prices Fall – Newsweek

The wristwatch industry is being radically changed, thanks to new technology and improved functionality.

These advances produce wider variety and lower prices for quality timepieces. For those who want to connect to the internet, which making a fashion statement, the choices are endless.

Wristwatches have evolved, due to micro-manufacturing, miniaturized electronic parts and cheaper…….

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