Global Watches & Clocks Industry

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NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Watches & Clocks Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Watches & Clocks in US$ Million by the following segments: Watches (Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper ($300 - $999), & Luxury ($1000 and above), and Clocks. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. A seven-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 255 companies including many key and niche players such as Bulgari, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Chopard, Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd., Bulova, Compagnie Financiere Richemont International, Cartier SA, Fossil, Inc., Gucci Group, Hermes International, Hindustan Machine Tools, Junghans Uhren GmbH, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, Tag Heuer International SA, Movado Group Inc., Patek Philippe SA, Rhythm Watch Co., Ltd., Rolex SA, Seiko Holdings Corporation, Seiko Corporation of America, The Swatch Group Ltd., Timex Corporation, Timex Group India Ltd., and Titan Industries Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

WATCHES & CLOCKS MCP-2801

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

Watch 4

Classification by Price 4

Mass Market Watches 4

Middle-Priced Watches 4

Upper Priced Watches 4

Luxury Watches 4

Classification by Function 4

Clock 5

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 6

Outlook 6

Industry Highlights 7

Production Scenario 7

Production by Watch Type 7

Table 1: Global Watch Production (2008): Percentage

Breakdown by Watch Type - Analog Quartz, Digital Quartz, and

Mechanical (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 7

Clock Production 8

Table 2: Global Clock Market (2006-2008): Production in

Million Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 8

Major Market Trends 8

Luxury Watches Regain Demand 8

BRIC Countries Seek More of Luxury Watches 9

Watches with Fashion Statement in Demand 9

Focus on Innovation Brings Out Novel Products 10

Luxury Watches - Market Expanding at an Impressive Rate 10

Vintage Watch Market - Still Going Strong 10

Sport Watches Grow in Popularity 11

Digital Watches Continue to Maintain Share 11

Switzerland: Leader in Watch Production 11

Asia - A Buoyant Market for Swiss Watches 11

Price: A Key Attribute 11

The Demand and the Competition 12

Manufacturers Search for Crystal Alternatives 12

Counterfeit Products Negatively Influence the Market 12

Electronic Gadgets Pose A Serious Threat to Wrist Watches 13

Industry Background and Development 13

Electronic Watches Mark End of Dominance of Old-Line Watchmakers 13

Development of the Quartz Crystal Clock - A Significant Step 13

Seiko Markets the First Quartz Wall Clock 14

The Industry in the early 1990s 14

The Industry in Late 1990s 14

The Industry in the Recent Past 14

Role of Digital Technology 15

Watches with Automotive Brands 15

Changes in Technology 15

Timex's Indiglo Brand of Watches 16

Watch with Palmtop Computer/Data Processor 16

Distance Recording Watch from SunTime 16

Piquot Meridien's Volantis Line of Watches 16

Competitive Scenario 16

Table 3: Global Watches & Clocks Market (2009): Annual Sales

of Select Players in US$ Million for Swatch Group,

Richemont, Citizen Holdings, Fossil, LVMH Group, Casio,

Seiko, Movado Group, Bulgari, and Gucci (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 17

Table 4: Leading Players in the Global Watch Market (2007):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Swatch Group,

Richemont, Rolex, LVMH, Citizen, Fossil, Seiko, Patek

Philippe S.A., Casio, Chopard, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 18

Luxury Watch Market 18

Table 5: Leading Players in the Global Luxury Watch Market

(2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Rolex S.A.,

Swatch Group, LVMH, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 18

Historic Data 19

Table 6: Number of Movements Manufactured and Purchased by

Swatch Group, Girard-Perregaux, Patek Philippe, Parmigiani,

Rolex, F.P. Journe, Audemars Piguet, Roger Dubuis, LVMH,

Ulysse Nardin, Richemont, Chopard, Corum, Frank Muller,

Chronoswiss, Bulgari, Hublot, Hermes, Movado/Concord,

Maurice Lacroix and British Masters: 2003 (in 1000 units) 19

Main Activities of Aiguilla, Comadur, Claret, Dubois &

Depsraz, ETA, Estima, Fiedler, Favre & Perret, Frederic

Piguet, Girard-Perregaux, Jaquet SA, Jaeger-LeCoultre,

Lascor, La Pierette, Mimotec, Meco, Nivarox, Nouvelle

Lemania, Piaget, Parmigiani, Progress Watch, Patek

Philippe, Rolex, Rubattel & Weyermann, Roger Dubuis,

Renaud&Papi, Ronda, Ruedin, Swatch Group Watch

Assembly, Selitta SA, Soprod SA, SFT, Universo,

Vaucher Manufactur SA, Valdar, Waeber HMS SA and

Zenith 19

Table 7: Revenues of Select Players in the Watch Industry -

Alfex, Audemars Piguet, Breitling, Bulgari, Casio, Chopard,

Chronoswiss, Citizen, Corum, EganaGoldpfeil, Eterna,

Festina, Fossil, Franck Muller, Girard-Perregaux, Gucci,

Hermes, Hublot, LVMH, Maurice Lacroix, Mondaine, Movado,

Patek Philippe, Raymond Weil, Richemont, Rolex, Sector,

Seiko, Swatch Group, Tiffany, and Ulysse Nardin for the

year 2002 (in Euro Million) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 21

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 22

Clock 22

Watches 22

Classification by Function 22

Classification by Price 22

Mass Market Watches 23

Middle Priced Watches 23

Upper Priced Watches 23

Luxury Watches 23

Channels of Distribution 25

Branding in the Watches Market 25

Retail Chains 25

Leading Distributors 25

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS 27

Hermes International Unveils Arceau Squelette Sellier 27

TAG Heuer Launches Calibre 16 Day-Date Chronograph Watch 27

Rolex Introduces Oyster Perpetual Datejust Lady Watches 27

Omega Targets Women with a New Constellation of 35mm 28

Richard Mille Unveils RM 011 DLC Titanium Orange Watches 28

U-Boat Italo Fontana Launches U-42 Watches 28

Edox Unveils World Rally Championship Chronorally Watches 28

Ventura Introduces V-tec Sigma Watch 29

Breguet Presents Tradition 7047 Watch 29

Ellicott Launches Lady Tuxedo Midnight Watch 29

Yvan Arpa Unveils Volnatomic Radioactive Watch Collection 29

Harry Winston Unveils Cluster of Time Watch 29

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin Introduce AMVOX5 30

Christian Jacques to Launch Ceramica 30

Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Master Compressor Navy SEALs Collection 30

Tissot Watches Launches Tissot T Touch Expert 31

Gresso Introduces the Grand Wind Skeleton Collection 31

Jaeger-LeCoultre Introduces Incursion Edition of Navy SEALs 31

McGonigle Watches to Introduce Tuscar "One of Ten" Timepieces 31

Luminox Introduces Deep Dive Watches 32

Michele Watches Unveils Tropical Paradise Collection Watches 32

SEIKO Debuts Electronic Ink Watch 32

Rolex Launches Rolex Submariner Date 33

TAG Heuer Debuts Pendulum Concept 33

Ora Swiss Watch Introduces Ora #1 33

Vulcain Introduces New Cricket Anniversary Automatic Calendar

Watch 33

Breitling Extends Avenger Product Line 33

Audemars Piguet Unveils Millenary Chronograph Watch 34

Bell & Ross and Peugeot Launch Peugeot SR1 Watch 34

Swatch Group Introduces Full Blooded White Swatch 34

Cabestan Launches Nostromo Watch 34

Bulgari Introduces Diagono 303 Chronograph 35

Armaan Debuts in the US 35

Seiko to Launch 'Ananta' and 'Premium' Collections 35

Rolex Launches Special Edition Collection 35

Sonata Unveils Sona Sitara 35

Melrose Jewelers Launches New Models of Luxury Watches 36

Timex to Expand Business in India 36

PA Time Launches New Watches of SSTEELE 36

Ambre Watches Introduces Paco Rabanne Watch Collection 36

Sonata Launches Super Fibre Range 36

Titan Introduces Automatic Mechanical Watches 36

Timex Group Acquires Marc Ecko Trademark 36

Richard Mille Launches RM 028 Watch 37

Richemont Unveils Ralph Lauren's Collection of Luxury Watches 37

Timex Group USA Unveils TX 530 World Timer Airport Lounge Watch 37

Swatch Unveils Swatch Chrono Automatic Collection 37

Breitling to Launch Cosmonaute Limited Edition 38

Ethos SUMMIT and Carl F. Butcher Unveil Patravi EviTec DayDate 38

Praesto Introduces Praesto Aviator 38

CASIO Launches Casio G-Shock GWF-1000 Frogman 38

Urwerk Introduces Urwerk UR-CCI 38

Tag Heuer Introduces Tag Heuer Monaco LS 38

Titan Sonata Unveils New Super Fibre Watch Models 39

Casio G-Shock Launches Gravity Defier Series Watches 39

Harry Winston Debuts Opus 9 39

Tag Heuer Launches New Monaco Series Watch 39

Wyler Geneve Unveils New Range of Chronographs 39

Tag Heuer Introduces Monaco 1969 Original Re-Edition 40

Casio Unveils New BGR3000J Slim Marine 40

Timex Unveils TX 800 Series Linear Chronograph Watches 40

Timex to Release Expedition WS4 41

TokyoFlash Japan Launches R75 Bionic Timing Watch 41

Breitling Introduces Brietling Navimeter 125e Anniversaire

Chronograph 41

Titan Unveils Nebula Calligraphy Collection 41

Citizen Watch Introduces EKUSHIDO Collection 41

Timex Launches the Torque Collection 41

Titan Launches Orion Collection 42

Titan Unveils WWF Collection 42

Titan Introduces Nebula Zeus 42

IWC Schaffhausen Unveils Pilot's Watch 42

Titan Industries Introduces Braille Watches 43

Sonata Unveils Super Fibre Watches 43

Titan Launches Xylys Watches 43

IWC Schaffhausen Introduces Top Gun Version Watch 43

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 44

Timex® Introduces Ironman* Collection of iControl™ Watch 44

Timex Introduces the Latest SLX Range of Sport Luxury Watches 44

Nike Introduces the Latest Triax Vapor 300 Mobile Performance

Watch 44

TAG Heuer Introduces Grand Carrera Series 44

Sony Ericsson in Partnership with Fossil Launches New

Bluetooth Watches 45

The Worshipful Company Introduces Newgate Wandering Hour

Street Clock 45

Casio Releases New Baby-G® Watches for Women 45

Casio Introduces New Oceanus Manta 46

Seiko Launches Wired Delta Watches 46

Bulgari Introduces Bulgari Calibers 46

Timex Introduces Valentine '07 Collection 46

Linde Werdelin Launches Two Wrist Watches 46

Seiko Augments Spring Drive Collection with GMT design 46

Seiko Introduces Seiko Velatura 47

Timex Launches Timex T Series 47

Lathem Introduces Wireless GPS Clock Solutions 47

Timex Rolls Out Timex TX Brand 48

Angular Momentum Unveils Gold & Diamond Watches 48

Trimble Launches Mini-T™ GPS Clock 48

Titan Introduces 'Titan Aviator' Watch Series 48

STMicroelectronics Launches Serial Real-Time Clock Chips 48

Lathem Launches PayClock® Express 49

Timex Introduces Timex Expedition E-Tide-Temp- Compass Collection 49

Timex Watches Introduces 'Heavy Metal Collection' 49

Citizen Launches New Version of VIRT Bluetooth Watch 49

Casio Adds New G-SHOCK® Watch 50

Macally Introduces iPod Alarm Clock - Tune Pro 50

Bulgari Launches Assioma D Watch Collection 50

Tag Heuer Unveils Premium Watch 50

Titan to Launch New Products 51

Titan Introduces Designer Watches 51

Swatch to Launch Two Watch Brands in India 51

HMT to Launch Trendy Watches 51

AST Rolls Out RWII Copilot Watch 51

Citizen Unveils Vagary Siyuutou Collection 51

Glycine Launches Re-Edition of Airman SST 06 Wrist Watch 52

Pyramid Presents "Clocks in a Box" 52

SEIKO Releases Sportura 1/100th Second Chronograph Watch 52

Sony Unveils MBW-100 Bluetooth 2.0 Watch 52

TIMEX Rolls Out IMEX 2006 International Collection Watches 52

TIMEX Introduces Nautica Watches in India 53

TIMEX Releases TIMEXACT Golf Collection 2006 Watches 53

Titan Introduces Desire Collection Watches 53

TokyoFlash Unveils Binary Wrist Watch 53

Tissot Releases NASCAR Line of Watches 54

Multigig Introduces Innovative Clock Technology 54

Oakley Expands Premium Watch Line 54

Casio Launches G-Shock Watch 54

SEIKO Launches Premier Collection of Watches 55

Pyramid Launches 5200 Analog Clock 55

Intersil Unveils A New Class of Real Time Clocks 55

Titan Introduces Xylys 55

A New Ornamental Design 55

Ornamental Design for Wristwatch Strap 56

A New Winding-Up Device for Wristwatches 56

A New Wrist Watch from Japan 56

Ornamental Design From France 56

Hublot Launches The Bigger Bang 56

Oceanus Launches First Metal Atomic-Solar Chronograph Watch

for Women 56

Casio Unveils the New PAW1200T-7V 56

Microsoft Corp. Rolls Out New ABACUS Smart Watch 2006 57

SEIKO Offers Women Models Under Sportura Collection 57

Bulgari Develops Precious complicated watches 57

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 58

Richemont to Acquire Net-a-Porter.com 58

Patek Philippe Expands Presence in La Chaux-de-Fonds 58

In4mation Partners with Casio G-Shock to Introduce GLX6900X-2 58

Mywa Takes Over EganaGoldpfeil Group 59

Alliance Time Takes Over Colibri, Linden Clocks and Seth Thomas 59

Mark Feldstein & Associates and United Media Enter into

Partnership 59

Montres Corum Acquires Corum USA 59

Iguzzini and Lu 12.28 Enter Partnership 60

Martin-Baker and Bremont Collaborate to Manufacture Aviation

Watches 60

Gucci Group Sells Bedat 60

Samay Group to Enter into Partnership with Japanese Manufacturers 60

Citizen Watches to Establish Additional Exclusive Outlets 60

Swiss Junction to Set Up 100 Outlets 61

Titan Industries to Expand Globally 61

FremantleMedia Enterprises Enters into Partnership with

Colibri Group 61

Citizen Watches to Spend for Expansion 61

Jaeger-LeCoultre Implements PTC Product Development Solution 61

Timex Opens Seventh Time Factory Store 61

TAG Heuer Associates with Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie 62

Casio Computer Sets Up Subsidiary to Increase Sales 62

Casio Computer Establishes Subsidiary Company 62

Bulgari to Launch New Flagship Store 62

Audemars Piguet Launches New Pavilion in Ningbo 62

Audemars Piguet Launches New Boutique in Taiwan 62

Richemont Purchases Stake in Roger Dubuis 63

Chow Tai Fook Acquires Milus 63

Binda Group Takes Over Advance Watch Group 63

Swatch Group Acquires Stake in Rivoli Group 63

Swatch Group Divests Michel Prazisionstechnik 63

Swatch Group Purchases Watch Components Division of Burri 63

Blancpain Acquires Stake in Vica Sarl 64

Frederic Piguet Purchases Francois Golay 64

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Acquires Hublot Group 64

Citizen Watch Takes Over Bulova 64

7. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 65

Richemont Acquires Donze-Baume 65

Richemont Takes over Manufacturing Operations of Roger Dubuis 65

DIC Takes Over Rivoli Group 65

NXP Takes Over Little Switzerland 65

Richemont and Polo Ralph Set Up New Joint Venture for Luxury

Watches 66

Hanowa Inks Agreement with Network Ltd 66

Timex Group Inks Licensing Agreement with Valentino 66

Seiko Inaugurates Seiko Watch India Private Limited 66

Timex to Target Luxury Lifestyle Segment in India 67

Timex Opens 'Time Factory' Store in South India 67

Longines to Open New Retail Outlets in India 67

Gitanjali Forms JV with Morellato 67

Gitanjali to Form JV with AMRO Finance 67

Timex Watches Changes its Name 68

Titan Inks Contract with MGI Luxury Asia-Pacific 68

Kamla Dials to Expand Retail Network 68

Rajesh Exports Forms JV with Fossil 68

IWC Set to Open New Stores in Abu Dhabi 68

Swatch Enters into Agreement with Tiffany 68

Wee Poh Acquires Stake in Two Watch Companies 69

EISG Co Acquires Stake in Sadamatsu 69

Spectra Linear Acquires Cypress Semiconductor 69

Fossil Enters into Joint Venture with Rajesh Exports 69

Greubel Forsey Partners with Richemont 70

Citizen Increases Stake in Gaohua Keji 70

L.A.M.B Enters into a New Licensing Agreement with Vestal Group 70

Steven Madden Enters into an Agreement 70

Swatch Group and Tourneau Enter into an Alliance 71

Rocawear Signs New Agreement with Vestal Group 71

HMT Watches, Godrej & Boyce Sign Supply Agreement 71

Movado and LACOSTE Signs Pact 72

Artisit House Holdings Acquires Stake in Three Companies 72

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS 73

Bulgari (Italy) 73

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Japan) 73

Chopard (Switzerland) 73

Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan) 74

Bulova (US) 74

Compagnie Financiere Richemont International (Switzerland) 74

Cartier SA (France) 74

Fossil, Inc. (US) 75

Gucci Group (US) 75

Hermes International (France) 75

Hindustan Machine Tools (India) 76

Junghans Uhren GmbH (Germany) 76

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA (France) 76

Tag Heuer International SA (Switzerland) 76

Movado Group, Inc. (US) 77

Patek Philippe SA (Switzerland) 77

Rhythm Watch Co., Ltd. (Japan) 77

Rolex SA (Switzerland) 77

Seiko Holdings Corporation (Japan) 78

Seiko Corporation of America (US) 78

The Swatch Group Ltd. (Switzerland) 78

Timex Corporation (US) 79

Timex Group India Ltd. (India) 79

Titan Industries Ltd. (India) 80

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 81

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin American

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 81

Table 9: World Historic Review for Watches by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan) Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 82

Table 10: World 11-Year Perspective for Watches by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and

Latin America Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 83

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin American

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 84

Table 12: World Historic Review for Clocks by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan) Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 85

Table 13: World 11-Year Perspective for Clocks by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and

Latin America Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 86

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Mass-Priced Watches (Priced under $50) by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan)

Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87

Table 15: World Historic Review for Mass-Priced Watches

(Priced under $50) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

Table 16: World 11-Year Perspective for Mass-Priced Watches

(Priced under $50) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America Markets for

Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 89

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Middle-Priced Watches (Priced between $50-$299) by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan) Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Table 18: World Historic Review for Middle-Priced Watches

(Priced between $50-$299) by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and

Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 19: World 11-Year Perspective for Middle-Priced Watches

(Priced between $50-$299) by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America

Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 92

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Upper-Priced Watches (Priced between $300 - $999) by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 21: World Historic Review for Upper-Priced Watches

(Priced between $300 - $999) by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle

East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 22: World 11-Year Perspective for Upper-Priced Watches

(Priced between $300 -$999) by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America

Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 95

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Luxury Watches (Priced $1000 and above) by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan)

Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 96

Table 24: World Historic Review for Luxury Watches (Priced

$1000 and above) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 25: World 11-Year Perspective for Luxury Watches (Priced

$1000 and above) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America Markets for

Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 98

10. THE UNITED STATES 99

A. Market Analysis 99

Outlook 99

Market Scenario 99

Table 26: Leading Players in the North American Market for

Watches (2003 & 2005 ): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value

Sales by Company for Timex, Seiko, Casio and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

After-Sales Service and Grey Market - A Big Challenge 100

Fashion Statement 101

Liking for Jewelry Watches Cuts Across the Genders 101

Holiday Seasons Witness Maximum Sales of High-End Watches 101

Women Go For Technically Advanced Watches 101

Women Emerging as a Reckonable Consumer in the Watch Market 101

Untapped Luxury Watch Segment in the US Offers Potential 102

Add-on Gadgets Set the Pace 102

Purchasing Trends of Watches 102

Counterfeit Watches 102

Trend in Clocks Market 103

Trends in Design and Colors 103

Theme Clocks 103

Role of 4 P's in Market Development 103

Table 27: Watches and Jewelry Sales by Distribution Channel

in the US (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by

Independent Jewelers, Chain Jewelers, and Mass Merchants,

Department Stores, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 104

Table 28: US Market for Household Clocks (2005): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution Channel for Mass

Merchants, Specialty Stores, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 104

Import/Export Scenario in the Recent Past 105

Table 29: US Watches & Clocks Market (2004-2006): Value

Imports of Watches, Clocks, and Parts by Leading

Country/Region (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 105

Table 30: US Watches & Clocks Market (2004-2006): Value

Exports of Watches, Clocks, and Parts by Leading

Country/Region (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 105

Table 31: US Imports of Movements for Wrist Watches in

2003: Imports in Units and Thousand Dollars by Country for

China, Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Thailand,

Switzerland, Malaysia, Mexico, France, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 32: US Imports of Cases for Wrist Watches in 2003:

Imports in Units and Thousand Dollars by Country for China,

Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Thailand, Switzerland,

Malaysia, Mexico, France, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 33: US Imports of Battery Powered Wrist Watches in

2003: Imports in Units and Thousand Dollars by Country for

Japan, China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand,

Switzerland, Mexico, France, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 108

Table 34: US Imports of Alarm Clocks in 2003: Imports in

Units and Thousand Dollars by Country for Japan, Taiwan,

Hong Kong, China, and Others 108

Table 35: US Exports of Electrically Operated Wrist Watches

in 2003: Exports in Units and Thousand Dollars by Country

for Japan, Canada, Italy, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates,

Mexico, Brazil, France, Colombia, Spain, Barbados, Austria,

Dominican Republic, Australia, United Kingdom, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 109

Table 36: US Exports of Electrically Operated Alarm Clocks

in 2003: Exports in Units and Thousand Dollars by Country

for Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Argentina, Colombia,

Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Venezuela, Australia, Hong

Kong, Norway, Japan, Spain, Taiwan, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

B. Market Analytics 111

Table 37: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle

($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000

and above) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

Table 38: US Historic Review for Watches by Product Segment

- Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to

$999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 39: US 11-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Mass

(Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999)

and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 40: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

Table 41: US Historic Review for Clocks Market with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

11. CANADA 114

A. Market Analysis 114

Outlook 114

Import & Export Market - A Historical Perspective 114

Table 42: Canadian Watches & Clocks Market (2004-2006):

Value Imports of Watches, Clocks, and Parts by Leading

Country/Region (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 114

Table 43: Canadian Watches & Clocks Market (2004-2006):

Value Exports of Watches, Clocks, and Parts by Leading

Country/Region (In US$ Thousand) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 115

Table 44: Canadian Market for Watches: Imports by Type of

Cases (Watches with Precious Metal Case and Watches with

Other Cases) in 2000 (In Million Units) 116

Table 45: Canadian Market for Watches: Imports by Type of

Technology (Quartz Analog, Digital, Anadigital,

Mech/Automatic, Mech/Manual and Pocket, Others) in 2000 (In

Million Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 116

B. Market Analytics 117

Table 46: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Watches by Product Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle

($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000

and above) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 117

Table 47: Canadian Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle

($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 48: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Watches by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to

$999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets for 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 49: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Clocks with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119

Table 50: Canadian Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119

12. JAPAN 120

A. Market Analysis 120

Outlook 120

Overview 120

Segmentation 121

Japanese Makers Eager to Compete with Swiss Players 121

Competitive Scenario 121

Table 51: Leading Players in the Japanese Watch Market

(2007): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for

Citizen Holdings, Seiko Group, Ricoh Elemex, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 122

Table 52: Japanese Market for Watches (2004-2006):

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production of Watches by

Product Type(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 122

Table 53: Japanese Market for Complete Watches & Movements

(2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Production by

Technology for Mechanical, Quartz Analog and Quartz Digital

Models (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 122

Table 54: Japanese Market for Clocks (2005): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume and Value Production by Component for

Complete Clocks and Movements 123

Table 55: Japanese Market for Watches (2006): Percentage

Breakdown of Value and Volume Exports by Region (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 123

Table 56: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Wrist Watches (2003 & 2005): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Citizen Watch,

Seiko Watch, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 124

Table 57: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Men's Wrist Watches (2003 & 2005): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Seiko Watch,

Citizen Watch, Casio Computer, Orient Watch, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 124

Table 58: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Women's Wrist Watches (2003 & 2005): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Seiko Watch,

Citizen Watch, Casio Computer, Orient Watch, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 125

Table 59: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Men's Mechanical Wrist Watches (2003 & 2005):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Citizen

Watch, Seiko Watch, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 125

Table 60: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Women's Mechanical Wrist Watches (2003 & 2005):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Citizen

Watch, Seiko Watch, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 126

Table 61: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Men's Quartz, Analog & Digital Wrist Watches

(2003 & 2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by

Company for Seiko Watch, Citizen Watch, Casio Computer, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

Table 62: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Women's Quartz, Analog & Digital Wrist Watches

(2003 & 2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by

Company for Seiko Watch, Citizen Watch, Casio Computer, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 63: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Men's Quartz and Digital Wrist Watches (2003 &

2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for

Seiko Watch, Citizen Watch, Casio Computer, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 64: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Women's Quartz and Digital Wrist Watches (2003 &

2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for

Seiko Watch, Citizen Watch, Casio Computer, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 128

Table 65: Leading Players in the Japanese Market for Clocks

(2003 & 2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by

Company for Rhythm Watch, Seiko Clock, Jeco, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 128

Table 66: Leading Players in the Japanese Market for Table

Clocks/Wall Clocks/Alarm Clocks (2003 & 2005): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Rhythm Watch, Seiko

Clock, Takane, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 129

B. Market Analytics 130

Table 67: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Watches by Product Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle

($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000

and above) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 130

Table 68: Japanese Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle

($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Table 69: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Watches by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to

$999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets for 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Table 70: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 71: Japanese Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

13. EUROPE 133

A. Market Analysis 133

Outlook 133

Market Highly Fragmented 133

Large Scale Retail Outlets Monopolize Distribution Network 134

B. Market Analytics 135

Table 72: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Watches by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK,

Italy, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 135

Table 73: European Historic Review for Watches by Geographic

Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia & Rest of

Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

Table 74: European 11-Year Perspective for Watches by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe

Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 137

Table 75: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Watches by Product Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle

($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000

and above) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 138

Table 76: European Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle

($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

Table 77: European 11-Year Perspective for Watches by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to

$999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets for 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 140

Table 78: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Clocks by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK,

Italy, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 141

Table 79: European Historic Review for Clocks by Geographic

Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia & Rest of

Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 80: European 11-Year Perspective for Clocks by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe

Markets for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 143

13a. FRANCE 144

Market Analysis 144

Table 81: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle

($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000

and above) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 144

Table 82: French Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle

($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 83: French 11-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Mass

(Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999)

and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 84: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

Table 85: French Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

13b. GERMANY 147

A. Market Analysis 147

Outlook 147

Overview 147

Table 86: Leading Players in the German Market for Watches

and Clocks (2003 & 2005): Percentage Breakdown of Value

Sales by Company for Rolex, Swatch and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 147

B. Market Analytics 148

Table 87: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle

($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000

and above) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

Table 88: German Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle

($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 149

Table 89: German 11-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Mass

(Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999)

and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 149

Table 90: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

Table 91: German Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

13c. THE UNITED KINGDOM 151

A. Market Analysis 151

Consumers Prefer Pre-Owned Luxury Watches 151

B. Market Analytics 152

Table 92: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle

($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000

and above) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 152

Table 93: UK Historic Review for Watches by Product Segment

- Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to

$999) and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

Table 94: UK 11-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Mass

(Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999)

and Luxury ($1000 and above) Markets for 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

Table 95: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

Table 96: UK Historic Review for Clocks Market with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

13d. ITALY 155

A. Market Analysis 155

Outlook 155

Overview 155

B. Market Analytics 156

Table 97: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle

($50-$299), Upper Middle ($300 to $999) and Luxury ($1000

and above) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

Table 98: Italian Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper Middle

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