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September 21, 2011

Period jewellery with a real history is splendid to wear and the stones and precious metals you acquire have the potential to rise substantially in value over time.

Period jewellery with a real history is splendid to wear and the stones and precious metals you acquire have the potential to rise substantially in value over time.

There are various styles and periods to choose from depending on your taste, whether you are purely profit seeking or simply driven by the desire to wear beautiful items. At present, dealers single out art deco pieces from 1920 to 1935 as the most popular, given their strong aesthetic appeal.

October 14, 2010

LVMH, the luxury retailer, said third quarter sales rose 24% on an annual basis to €5.11 billion, as demand for high end watches and handbags remained strong.

LVMH, the luxury retailer, said third quarter sales rose 24% on an annual basis to €5.11 billion, as demand for high end watches and handbags remained strong.
 
The company said the first nine months of the year "confirmed its confidence" for full-year results.
 
The group's watches & jewelry business group recorded revenue growth of 29% in the first nine months of 2010. The fashion & leather goods business group achieved a 20% revenue rise in the same period.
 

August 27, 2010

Family-controlled luxury group LVMH has continued its push into Asia by taking a stake in China-based Emperor Watch and Jewellery Ltd through its private equity fund L Capital Asia Advisors.

Family-controlled luxury group LVMH has continued its push into Asia by taking a stake in China-based Emperor Watch and Jewellery Ltd through its private equity fund L Capital Asia Advisors.

The fund, which is registered in the Cayman Islands but is a 100% subsidiary of LVMH, has purchased 6.92% of Emperor as a result of the transaction.

L Capital plans to inject money and expertise into luxury watch and jewellery retailer, which had revenues of HK$ 2.69 billion in 2009.

December 4, 2009

Against the background of a flailing economy, third generation jewellers Aaron Basha are bucking the trend. Claire Adler meets president Sasson Basha and finds out how he’s riding the wave in style

Aaron Basha, also known as the godfather of charms, started his training early. His mother was a jeweller to kings and queens and between the ages of nine and 12, Aaron routinely accompanied her to private meetings in a bevy of royal harems.

October 13, 2009

The family-controlled jewellery group, Damas International Limited, has announced that second-generation Tawhid Mohammed Taher Abdullah has resigned as its chief executive and managing director.

The family-controlled jewellery group, Damas International Limited, has announced that second-generation Tawhid Mohammed Taher Abdullah has resigned as its chief executive and managing director.
 

May 1, 2006

With the price of gold increasing to over $600 an ounce and the fundamentals underpinning its continued rise still strong, many investors will be considering their returns on this precious metal. So how to go about investing in it? asks Richard Willsher

Richard Willsher is a finance and business writer with a background in international investment banking. www.richardwillsher.com

With the price of gold increasing to over $600 an ounce and the fundamentals underpinning its continued rise still strong, many investors will be considering their returns on this precious metal. So how to go about investing in it? asks Richard Willsher

September 1, 2002

Poland has seen family businesses appear and disappear as the country faced invasion and communism. Now the climate has changed for the better and family firms look set to prosper

Eugeniusz Niedbala has a MSc in Management and Marketing, and is a PhD student at the Karol Adamiecki University of Economics in Katowice, Poland.

Poland has seen family businesses appear and disappear as the country faced invasion and communism. Now the climate has changed for the better and family firms look set to prosper

January 1, 2002

The business of haute horlogerie is specialised and dominated by a small number of firms. Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Vice-President of Chopard, reveals how their family business has remained one of the leaders

When German jewellery- and watchmaker, Karl Scheufele, bought the small Chopard Swiss watchmaking firm in 1963, his intention was to develop a distinctive brand, while maintaining a tight control over the production process.

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