Global Watches and Clocks Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Watches and Clocks in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Watches (Mass (Under $50), Middle ($50-$299), Upper ($300 - $999), & Luxury ($1000), 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 2009 through 2017. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.The report profiles 211 companies including many key and niche players such as Bulgari, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Chopard, Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd., Bulova, Compagnie Financière 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.

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

Mass Market Watches 4

Mass Market Watches 4

Upper Priced Watches 4

Luxury Watches 4

Clock 4

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 5

Introduction 5

Recession Derails Watches and Clocks Industry 5

Outlook 6

Luxury Watches - Current market Scenario 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) 8

Clock Production 8

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

Million Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 8

Major Market Trends 8

Watches with Fashion Statement in Demand 8

The 1980's Fashion Movement Presents Stiff Competition to

Designer Watches 9

Focus on Innovation Brings Out Novel Products 9

Vintage Watch Market - Still Going Strong 9

Super- Sizing: The New Trend in the Luxury Watch Segment 10

Sport Watches Grow in Popularity 10

Digital Watches Continue to Maintain Share 10

Demand for Diamond Jewelry Watches On an Upswing 10

Switzerland: Leader in Watch Production 11

Asia - A Buoyant Market for Swiss Watches 11

Price: A Key Attribute 11

The Demand and the Competition 11

Manufacturers Search for Crystal Alternatives 12

Counterfeit Products Negatively Influence the Market 12

Electronic Gadgets Pose A Serious Threat to Wrist Watches 12

Industry Background and Development 12

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 13

The Industry in the early 1990s 13

The Industry in Late 1990s 14

The Industry in the Recent Past 14

Role of Digital Technology 14

Watches with Automotive Brands 14

Changes in Technology 15

Timex's Indiglo Brand of Watches 15

Watch with Palmtop Computer/Data Processor 15

Distance Recording Watch from SunTime 15

Piquot Meridien's Volantis Line of Watches 15

Competitive Scenario 16

Table 3: Global Watches Market (2009): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 16

Table 4: Leading Players in the Global Luxury Watch Market

(2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Rolex S.A.,

Swatch Group, LVMH, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 16

Table 5: Watches & Clocks Market (2009): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Export Value by Leading Export Nations

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 17

Table 6: Watches & Clocks Market (2009): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Import Value by Leading Importing Nations

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 17

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 18

Clock 18

Watches 18

Classification by Function 18

Classification by Price 18

Mass Market Watches 19

Middle Priced Watches 19

Upper Priced Watches 19

Luxury Watches 19

Jewelry 19

Sport 20

Lifestyle 20

Fashion 20

Connoisseurs 20

Channels of Distribution 21

Branding in the Watches Market 21

Retail Chains 21

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS 22

Tommy Hilfiger Launches Limited Edition Men's Automatic Watch 22

Nike Introduces High-End Sportswatch with GPS 22

Nixon Launches Sporty Watches 22 Parmigiani Fleurier Launches

Islamic Hijri Clock 22

Omega Launches Countdown Clock for London Olympics 23

International Watch Company Launches New Portofino Collection 23

Baume & Mercier to Unveil New Timepiece Collection 23

Timex Introduces Versace Watches 23

JeanRichard Launches Three New Watch Models for Men 23

Gucci Introduces Twirl Watch 23

Zenith Launches The Captain Collection 24

David Yurman Launches Ancestrale Tourbillon Timepiece 24

Casio Computer to Launch Low Energy Bluetooth Enabled Timepiece 24

MICHELE® Watches Introduces New Luxury Timepieces for Spring

Season 24

Manufacture Hysek to Unveil Luxury Watch with Touch Screen 25

Casio India Unveils G-Shock Watches 25

MODUS to Launch Broad Line of Watches in North America 25

TW Steel with California Tourism Unveils a Watch Collection 25

Macrorich Metro to Launch Alpina 26

Ebel Unveils New Classic Sport Watch Collection 26

Casio Computer Unveils Ladies Dress Wristwatches 26

Frederique Constant to Launch a Watch Comprising Hindi Numerals 27

Brissmor Launches New Watch Collection for Women 27

Titan Industries to Expand Xylys Product Line 27

Titan Industries Launches Watches for Children 27

Titan Launches a Collection of Raga Timepiece for Women in India 27

Provogue India to Unveil Timepieces Sourced from Global Brand

Fossil in India 27

DKNY Unveils Analogue Watch Collection in India 28

Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry Launches Grammy Jewelry and Watch

Collection 28

Howard Miller Launches Two New Wall Clocks 28

Hermes International Unveils Arceau Squelette Sellier 28

TAG Heuer Launches Calibre 16 Day-Date Chronograph Watch 28

Rolex Introduces Oyster Perpetual Datejust Lady Watches 29

Omega Targets Women with a New Constellation of 35mm 29

Richard Mille Unveils RM 011 DLC Titanium Orange Watches 29

U-Boat Italo Fontana Launches U-42 Watches 30

Edox Unveils World Rally Championship Chronorally Watches 30

Ventura Introduces V-tec Sigma Watch 30

Breguet Presents Tradition 7047 Watch 30

Ellicott Launches Lady Tuxedo Midnight Watch 30

Yvan Arpa Unveils Volnatomic Radioactive Watch Collection 31

Harry Winston Unveils Cluster of Time Watch 31

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin Introduce AMVOX5 31

Christian Jacques to Launch Ceramica 31

Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Master Compressor Navy SEALs Collection 32

Tissot Watches Launches Tissot T Touch Expert 32

Gresso Introduces the Grand Wind Skeleton Collection 32

Jaeger-LeCoultre Introduces Incursion Edition of Navy SEALs 33

McGonigle Watches to Introduce Tuscar "One of Ten" Timepieces 33

Luminox Introduces Deep Dive Watches 33

Michele Watches Unveils Tropical Paradise Collection Watches 33

SEIKO Debuts Electronic Ink Watch 34

Rolex Launches Rolex Submariner Date 34

TAG Heuer Debuts Pendulum Concept 34

Ora Swiss Watch Introduces Ora #1 34

Vulcain Introduces New Cricket Anniversary Automatic Calender

Watch 34

Breitling Extends Avenger Product Line 35

Audemars Piguet Unveils Millenary Chronograph Watch 35

Bell & Ross and Peugeot Launch Peugeot SR1 Watch 35

Swatch Group Introduces Full Blooded White Swatch 35

Cabestan Launches Nostromo Watch 36

Bulgari Introduces Diagono 303 Chronograph 36

Armaan Debuts in the US 36

Seiko to Launch 'Ananta' and 'Premium' Collections 36

Rolex Launches Special Edition Collection 36

Sonata Unveils Sona Sitara 37

Melrose Jewelers Launches New Models of Luxury Watches 37

Timex to Expand Business in India 37

PA Time Launches New Watches of SSTEELE 37

Ambre Watches Introduces Paco Rabanne Watch Collection 37

Sonata Launches Super Fibre Range 37

Titan Introduces Automatic Mechanical Watches 38

Timex Group Acquires Marc Ecko Trademark 38

Richard Mille Launches RM 028 Watch 38

Richemont Unveils Ralph Lauren's Collection of Luxury Watches 38

Timex Group USA Unveils TX 530 World Timer Airport Lounge Watch 38

Swatch Unveils Swatch Chrono Automatic Collection 39

Breitling to Launch Cosmonaute Limited Edition 39

Ethos SUMMIT and Carl F. Butcher Unveil Patravi EviTec DayDate 39

Praesto Introduces Praesto Aviator 39

CASIO Launches Casio G-Shock GWF-1000 Frogman 39

Urwerk Introduces Urwerk UR-CCI 40

Tag Heuer Introduces Tag Heuer Monaco LS 40

Titan Sonata Unveils New Super Fibre Watch Models 40

Casio G-Shock Launches Gravity Defier Series Watches 40

Harry Winston Debuts Opus 9 40

Tag Heuer Launches New Monaco Series Watch 40

Wyler Geneve Unveils New Range of Chronographs 41

Tag Heuer Introduces Monaco 1969 Original Re-Edition 41

Casio Unveils New BGR3000J Slim Marine 41

Timex Unveils TX 800 Series Linear Chronograph Watches 41

Timex to Release Expedition WS4 42

TokyoFlash Japan Launches R75 Bionic Timing Watch 42

Breitling Introduces Brietling Navimeter 125e Anniversaire

Chronograph 42

Titan Unveils Nebula Calligraphy Collection 42

Citizen Watch Introduces EKUSHIDO Collection 42

Timex Launches the Torque Collection 43

Titan Launches Orion Collection 43

Titan Unveils WWF Collection 43

Titan Introduces Nebula Zeus 43

IWC Schaffhausen Unveils Pilot's Watch 43

Titan Industries Introduces Braille Watches 44

Sonata Unveils Super Fibre Watches 44

Titan Launches Xylys Watches 44

IWC Schaffhausen Introduces Top Gun Version Watch 44

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

BUILDER 45

Timex® Introduces Ironman* Collection of iControl™ Watch 45

Timex Introduces the Latest SLX Range of Sport Luxury Watches 45

Nike Introduces the Latest Triax Vapor 300 Mobile Performance

Watch 45

TAG Heuer Introduces Grand Carrera Series 45

Sony Ericsson in Partnership with Fossil Launches New

Bluetooth Watches 46

The Worshipful Company Introduces Newgate Wandering Hour

Street Clock 46

Casio Releases New Baby-G® Watches for Women 46

Casio Introduces New Oceanus Manta 47

Seiko Launches Wired Delta Watches 47

Bulgari Introduces Bulgari Calibers 47

Timex Introduces Valentine '07 Collection 47

Linde Werdelin Launches Two Wrist Watches 47

Seiko Augments Spring Drive Collection with GMT design 48

Seiko Introduces Seiko Velatura 48

Timex Launches Timex T Series 48

Lathem Introduces Wireless GPS Clock Solutions 48

Timex Rolls Out Timex TX Brand 49

Angular Momentum Unveils Gold & Diamond Watches 49

Trimble Launches Mini-T™ GPS Clock 49

Titan Introduces 'Titan Aviator' Watch Series 49

STMicroelectronics Launches Serial Real-Time Clock Chips 49

Lathem Launches PayClock® Express 50

Timex Introduces Timex Expedition E-Tide-Temp-Compass Collection 50

Timex Watches Introduces 'Heavy Metal Collection' 50

Citizen Launches New Version of VIRT Bluetooth Watch 51

Casio Adds New G-SHOCK® Watch 51

Macally Introduces iPod Alarm Clock - Tune Pro 51

Bulgari Launches Assioma D Watch Collection 51

Tag Heuer Unveils Premium Watch 51

Titan to Launch New Products 52

Titan Introduces Designer Watches 52

Swatch to Launch Two Watch Brands in India 52

HMT to Launch Trendy Watches 52

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 53

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton to Acquire Italian Watchmaker

Bulgari 53

Uttermost Takes Over Timeworks 53

Swatch Group Enters into Licensing Agreement with Liquidmetal®

Technologies 53

Phillips-Van Heusen Enters into Licensing Agreement with Ritmo

Mundo 54

TAG Heuer Merges with Zenith 54

Hengdeli Holdings Takes Over Tianjin Hengdeli Watch and Clock

Company 54

Montre DeWitt Inks Partnership Deal with Guards Polo Club 55

Bulgari Inks Distribution Partnership with Hengdeli Holdings 55

Vivienne Westwood Inks an Agreement with Zeon Limited 55

Melges Performance Sailboats to Partner with Cuervo Y Sobrinos

for Yachting Watch 55

Patek Philippe Enters into Partnership with Cortina Watch for

New Boutique 56

Richemont to Acquire Net-a-Porter.com 56

Patek Philippe Expands Presence in La Chaux-de-Fonds 56

In4mation Partners with Casio G-Shock to Introduce GLX6900X-2 56

Mywa Takes Over EganaGoldpfeil Group 57

Alliance Time Takes Over Colibri, Linden Clocks and Seth Thomas 57

Mark Feldstein & Associates and United Media Enter into

Partnership 57

Montres Corum Acquires Corum USA 58

Iguzzini and Lu 12.28 Enter Partnership 58

Martin-Baker and Bremont Collaborate to Manufacture Aviation

Watches 58

Gucci Group Sells Bedat 58

Samay Group to Enter into Partnership with Japanese Manufacturers 58

Citizen Watches to Establish Additional Exclusive Outlets 59

Swiss Junction to Set Up 100 Outlets 59

Titan Industries to Expand Globally 59

FremantleMedia Enterprises Enters into Partnership with

Colibri Group 59

Citizen Watches to Spend for Expansion 59

Jaeger-LeCoultre Implements PTC Product Development Solution 59

Timex Opens Seventh Time Factory Store 60

TAG Heuer Associates with Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie 60

Casio Computer Sets Up Subsidiary to Increase Sales 60

Casio Computer Establishes Subsidiary Company 60

Bulgari to Launch New Flagship Store 60

Audemars Piguet Launches New Pavilion in Ningbo 60

Audemars Piguet Launches New Boutique in Taiwan 61

Richemont Purchases Stake in Roger Dubuis 61

Chow Tai Fook Acquires Milus 61

Binda Group Takes Over Advance Watch Group 61

Swatch Group Acquires Stake in Rivoli Group 61

Swatch Group Divests Michel Präzisionstechnik 61

Swatch Group Purchases Watch Components Division of Burri 62

Blancpain Acquires Stake in Vica Sarl 62

Frédéric Piguet Purchases François Golay 62

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Acquires Hublot Group 62

Citizen Watch Takes Over Bulova 62

7. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 63

Richemont Acquires Donzé-Baume 63

Richemont Takes over Manufacturing Operations of Roger Dubuis 63

DIC Takes Over Rivoli Group 63

NXP Takes Over Little Switzerland 63

Richemont and Polo Ralph Set Up New Joint Venture for Luxury

Watches 64

Hanowa Inks Agreement with Network Ltd 64

Timex Group Inks Licensing Agreement with Valentino 64

Seiko Inaugurates Seiko Watch India Private Limited 64

Timex to Target Luxury Lifestyle Segment in India 65

Timex Opens 'Time Factory' Store in South India 65

Longines to Open New Retail Outlets in India 65

Gitanjali Forms JV with Morellato 65

Gitanjali to Form JV with AMRO Finance 65

Timex Watches Changes its Name 66

Titan Inks Contract with MGI Luxury Asia-Pacific 66

Kamla Dials to Expand Retail Network 66

Rajesh Exports Forms JV with Fossil 66

IWC Set to Open New Stores in Abu Dhabi 66

Swatch Enters into Agreement with Tiffany 66

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS 67

Bulgari (Italy) 67

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Japan) 67

Chopard (Switzerland) 67

Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan) 68

Bulova (US) 68

Compagnie Financière Richemont International (Switzerland) 68

Cartier SA (France) 68

Fossil, Inc. (US) 69

Gucci Group (US) 69

Hermes International (France) 69

Hindustan Machine Tools (India) 70

Junghans Uhren GmbH (Germany) 70

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA (France) 70

Tag Heuer International SA (Switzerland) 70

Movado Group, Inc. (US) 71

Patek Philippe SA (Switzerland) 71

Rhythm Watch Co., Ltd. (Japan) 71

Rolex SA (Switzerland) 71

Seiko Holdings Corporation (Japan) 72

Seiko Corporation of America (US) 72

The Swatch Group Ltd. (Switzerland) 72

Timex Corporation (US) 73

Timex Group India Ltd. (India) 73

Titan Industries Ltd. (India) 74

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 75

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

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

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

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 75

Table 8: World Historic Review for Watches by Geographic

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

Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 76

Table 9: World 15-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 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 77

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

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

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

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 78

Table 11: World Historic Review for Clocks by Geographic

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

Japan), Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003

through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

Table 12: World 15-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 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 80

Watches Market by Product Segment 81

Table 13: 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 America Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

Table 14: 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

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 82

Table 15: World 15-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 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 83

Table 16: 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 America Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 84

Table 17: 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 America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 85

Table 18: World 15-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 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 86

Table 19: 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 America Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 87

Table 20: 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 America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

Table 21: World 15-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 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 89

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Luxury Watches (Priced $1000 - $5000) by Geographic Region -

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

Middle East and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Table 23: World Historic Review for Luxury Watches (Priced

$1000 - $5000) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

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

America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Luxury Watches (Priced

$1000 - $5000) 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 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

10. THE UNITED STATES 93

A.Market Analysis 93

Outlook 93

Market Scenario 93

Table 25: Leading Players in the North American Market for

Watches (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales

by Company for Timex, Seiko, Casio and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

After-Sales Service and Grey Market - A Big Challenge 94

Fashion Statement 94

Liking for Jewelry Watches Cuts Across the Genders 94

Holiday Seasons Witness Maximum Sales of High-End Watches 95

Women Go For Technically Advanced Watches 95

Women Emerging as a Reckonable Consumer in the Watch Market 95

Untapped Luxury Watch Segment in the US Offers Potential 95

Add-on Gadgets Set the Pace 95

Purchasing Trends of Watches 96

Counterfeit Watches 96

Trend in Clocks Market 96

Trends in Design and Colors 96

Theme Clocks 97

Role of 4 P's in Market Development 97

Table 26: Fashion and Sports Watches Market in North

America (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales

by Distribution Channel (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 97

Table 27: Watches and Jewelry Sales by Distribution Channel

in the US (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by

Independent Jewelers, Chain Jewelers, and Mass Merchants,

Department Stores, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 98

Table 28: US Market for Household Clocks (2009): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Distribution Channel for Mass

Merchants, Specialty Stores, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 98

B.Market Analytics 99

Table 29: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 99

Table 30: US Historic Review for Watches by Product Segment

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle- Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 31: US 15-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle- Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

Table 32: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 33: US Historic Review for Clocks Market with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

11. CANADA 103

A.Market Analysis 103

Outlook 103

B.Market Analytics 104

Table 34: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Watches by Product Segment - Mass- Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 104

Table 35: Canadian Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced

Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and

Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Table 36: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Watches by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle- Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 37: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

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

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 38: Canadian Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

12. JAPAN 108

A.Market Analysis 108

Outlook 108

Overview 108

Segmentation 109

Japanese Makers Eager to Compete with Swiss Players 109

Competitive Scenario 110

Table 39: Leading Players in the Japanese Watch Market

(2009): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production for

Citizen Holdings, Seiko Group, Ricoh Elemex, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

Table 40: Japanese Market for Watches (2009): Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Production of Watches by Product Type

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

Table 41: Leading Players in the Japanese Watches & Clocks

Market for Wrist Watches (2009): Percentage Breakdown of

Value Sales by Company for Citizen Watch, Seiko Watch, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

Table 42: Leading Players in the Japanese Market for Clocks

(2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for

Rhythm Watch, Seiko Clock and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

B.Market Analytics 111

Table 43: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Watches by Product Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

Table 44: Japanese Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced

Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and

Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 45: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Watches by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

Table 46: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

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

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Table 47: Japanese Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

13. EUROPE 115

A.Market Analysis 115

Outlook 115

Market Highly Fragmented 115

Large Scale Retail Outlets Monopolize Distribution Network 116

B.Market Analytics 117

Table 48: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

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

UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 117

Table 49: European Historic Review for Watches by Geographic

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

Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 50: European 15-Year Perspective for Watches by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 119

Table 51: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Watches by Product Segment - Mass- Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Table 52: European Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced

Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and

Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 121

Table 53: European 15-Year Perspective for Watches by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 122

Table 54: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

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

UK, Spain, Russia & Rest of Europe Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009

through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 123

Table 55: European Historic Review for Clocks by Geographic

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

Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 124

Table 56: European 15-Year Perspective for Clocks by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 125

13a. FRANCE 126

Market Analysis 126

Table 57: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

Table 58: French Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced

Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and

Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 59: French 15-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle- Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 128

Table 60: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 129

Table 61: French Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 129

13b. GERMANY 130

A.Market Analysis 130

Outlook 130

Overview 130

Table 62: Leading Players in the German Market for Watches

and Clocks (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by

Company for Rolex, Swatch and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 130

B.Market Analytics 131

Table 63: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass- Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Table 64: German Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced

Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and

Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 65: German 15-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 133

Table 66: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

Table 67: German Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 134

13c. THE UNITED KINGDOM 135

A.Market Analysis 135

Consumers Prefer Pre-Owned Luxury Watches 135

B.Market Analytics 136

Table 68: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

Table 69: UK Historic Review for Watches by Product Segment -

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle- Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 137

Table 70: UK 15-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle- Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 138

Table 71: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

Table 72: UK Historic Review for Clocks Market with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

13d. ITALY 140

A.Market Analysis 140

Outlook 140

Overview 140

B.Market Analytics 141

Table 73: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass- Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 141

Table 74: Italian Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced

Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and

Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 75: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle- Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

Table 76: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 144

Table 77: Italian Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 144

13e. SPAIN 145

Market Analysis 145

Table 78: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass- Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 79: Spanish Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced

Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and

Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

Table 80: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle- Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 147

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

Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

Table 82: Spanish Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

13f. RUSSIA 149

A.Market Analysis 149

Outlook 149

The Russian Watch Market Overview 149

B.Market Analytics 150

Table 83: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Watches by Product Segment - Mass- Priced Watches (Under

$50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches

($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

Table 84: Russian Historic Review for Watches by Product

Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced

Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and

Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 151

Table 85: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Watches by Product

Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 152

Table 86: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

Table 87: Russian Historic Review for Clocks Market with

Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

13g. REST OF EUROPE 154

A.Market Analysis 154

Outlook 154

Switzerland 154

Overview 154

Exports Scenario in 2009 155

By Value 155

Table 88: Swiss Watch Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown

of Value Exports by Country - Hong Kong, US, France,

Italy, Germany, Japan, China, Singapore, UK, UAE, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

By Region 156

Table 89: Swiss Watch Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown

of Value Exports by Region - Asia, Europe, America, and

Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

By Material Used 156

Table 90: Swiss Watch Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown

of Value and Unit Exports by Material Used - Steel,

Precious Metals, Gold-Steel, Other Metals, and Other

Materials (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Exports Scenario in 2010 157

China - Emerging Niche Market for Swiss Watches 157

Swiss Watch Industry Comes Up with Initiatives to Counter

Fake Products 158

Market Participants 158

Luxury Watches 158

B.Market Analytics 159

Table 91: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Watches by Product Segment - Mass-Priced

Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299),

Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury Watches

($1000- $5000) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 159

Table 92: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Watches by

Product Segment - Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50),

Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 -

$999) and Luxury Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 160

Table 93: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Watches by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Mass-Priced Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced Watches

($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999) and Luxury

Watches ($1000- $5000) Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 161

Table 94: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Clocks Market with Annual Sales in US$ Million

for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 162

Table 95: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Clocks Market

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 162

14. ASIA-PACIFIC 163

A.Market Analysis 163

Outlook 163

Brief Description of Select Markets 163

China 163

Industry Highlights 163

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