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Timet pitches bats in search of home run

Titanium Metals Corp (Timet) hopes that the new titanium ‘Tiphoon’ software bat being marketed by James D. Easton Inc. will showcase titanium as a material to consumer goods manufacturers. Finding new markets for titanium is critical to Timet since its primary market, the aviation industry, is in a slump. Titanium as a consumer goods material lost […]

Volume resources to mix it up at NSF

Volume athletic resources plan to show a mixed bag of products — from satin athleisure to black leather court shoes — at the upcoming NSF Volume Exposition. And with the International Trade Commission’s ruling on import restrictions looming on the horizon, most resources have adopted a relaxed attitude about the impending decision, which could place restrictions or […]

Watches: about its origin and history

But the past 20 years have witnessed a timekeeping revolution that we should appreciate. It started in 1969 with Seiko’s introduction of the electronic quartz watch. Hamilton Watch Co. took another major step the next year and introduced a solid-state electronic watch that displayed figures on a screen. A JC-K article in 1970 called it the “most dramatic step forward […]

Bulova Corporation: congratulations on your 100th anniversary

A reputable, stylish brand-name timepiece carries a certain cachet. Bulova-Wittnauer Special Markets has earned a passionate following among consumers and corporate incentive buyers for over 130 years–with good reason. Bulova-Wittnauer Special Markets offers recognized and trusted brand names such as Bulova, Accutron, Caravelle, Bulova Precisionist Review and Wittnauer that are supported by a dynamic consumer advertising […]

Consider the Invicta watches review to buy the best watches

When it comes to the watch making firms the Invicta Watch group has long been one of the most popular and reputed firm to designing and making the top quality time pieces. This respected watch making firm is based out of Florida, however all the movements of the firm is featured in Swiss. The firm […]

The offerings are becoming sweeter in fashion watches

Everywhere Dina Crisco goes, she is reminded of how challenging her job can be. “Everything has a clock on it these days – even your microwave,” says Crisco, vice president of brand management for the designer timepiece category at Geneva Watch Co. in Long Island City, N.Y. “So you have to be realistic that few […]

Time to grow up: fashion watches

The fashion watch market is taking a serious direction in 1990. Coming off a decade that saw the market flooded with novelty timepieces and dramatic sales increases, the fashion watch industry has headed into the Nineties with a more mature outlook. While executives say there is always a place for novelty watches, that market is […]

Mixed metals: across the board, metals are a hot category – but which tone do you wear?

A two-tone trend in women’s wrist watches appears to be a strong one for the upcoming 1996 holiday season. The two-tone style in watches allows the wearer greater flexibility to wear either gold or silver jewelry, according to Perry Ellis Watches Pres Charles Kriete. Kriete notes that women’swatches are slimming down their silhouettes, with smaller […]

Watching out for novelty

Watch manufacturers are thinking positive for spring. Whether introducing more technically advanced designs or sportier styling, they’re counting on novelty as the key to success and are expecting strong increases in sales. Seiko will focus on continued promotion of the technical advancements it introduced for fall. “We will continue promoting the analogue watch — with […]

Perfect timing

The novelty tide in fashion watches is subsiding, according to manufacturers, who say they see a return to traditional calssics, along with continuing strength in antique looks. “We never got into that fun look,” said Diane McGowen, vice president of production, Carol Dauplaise, New York. “All we’ve really ever done is classic, and I think […]