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Silke Koltrowitz

Watches of Switzerland has further U.S. acquisitions in its sights

22 Mar 2019

BASEL, Switzerland Watches of Switzerland expects to make further acquisitions in the United States, which it first entered in 2017 with the purchase of jeweler Mayors, its chief executive told Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Staffing firm Adecco sees hiring slowdown in Germany and France

28 Feb 2019

* Shares fall as much as 6.7 percent (Adds CEO, analyst comments, shares)

UPDATE 2-Staffing firm Adecco sees hiring slowdown in Germany and France

28 Feb 2019

* Shares fall as much as 6.7 percent (Adds CEO, analyst comments, shares)

Nestle's overhaul starts to pay off as growth accelerates

14 Feb 2019

VEVEY, Switzerland Nestle put its Herta processed meats business on the block on Thursday, accelerating the world biggest food group's revamp as it reported an uptick in sales growth in 2018 for the first time since 2011.

Asian slowdown spoils the picture for Swatch Group

31 Jan 2019

ZURICH A downturn in Asia and France hit Swatch Group in the last three months of 2018, leading the Swiss watchmaker to post lower-than-expected results for the full year and sending its shares almost seven percent lower.

Audemars Piguet and Swiss watch rivals hasten shift to in-house sales

17 Jan 2019

GENEVA Swiss watchmakers Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille are snapping up stakes in their franchised shops, seeking to tighten their grip on the sales network as a growing number of top brands ditch wholesalers.

Audemars Piguet and Swiss watch rivals hasten shift to in-house sales

17 Jan 2019

* Audemars Piguet, Richard Mille take stakes in franchised shops

Swiss watchmakers brace for slowing Chinese demand

15 Jan 2019

GENEVA Swiss watchmakers are starting to see signs of slowing spending from Chinese tourists, but are still banking on demand shifting to mainland China to fuel growth this year, several high-end brands said on Monday. | Video

RPT-Swiss watchmakers brace for slowing Chinese demand

15 Jan 2019

* Hublot, H. Moser among brands seeing signs of slowing demand

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