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As gold prices rise, retailers say gold watch sales follow

As the boom in all things luxury continues, retailers and manufacturers report heightened attention to gold watches from consumers who seek to make high-quality purchases. “We always sell more women’s gold watches than men’s gold watches because they’re given as gifts,” says Marcos Salerno, owner of Salerno Fine Jewelers in Elizabeth, N.J. Salerno sees strong gold watch sales in both white and yellow gold–particularly those by Festina, a trend he.. Read More

Counter attack as more and more fake watches appear on the streets, brands look for ways to fight back

Lots of people buy fake watches – even O.J. Simpson – forcing brands to take a multifaceted approach to protecting their trademarks. Simpson was in the news this month, again, after it was discovered that a Rolex Submariner watch he turned over to the court to pay off part of the judgment he owes the family of his late wife was actually a fake. According to media reports, Simpson’s civil.. Read More