The leading market research in the luxury watch industry. Since 2004.

Contributors.

The WorldWatchReport™ includes contributions from a network of world-famous watch experts, who bring market-specific knowledge and insights to the report.

How are contributions integrated?

Raw market trends collected by Digital Luxury Group are submitted to the contributors for analysis. The insights provided by the experts are then carefully reviewed for neutrality and relevance by Digital Luxury Group’s team of analysts and finally included as quotes within the report.

List of contributors

  • Anita Khatri, VP Luxury, Times of India Group, India
  • Antoine Pin, General Manager, TAG Heuer Japan & South Korea
  • Ariel Adams, aBlogtoWatch.com, USA
  • Benjamin Clymer, Publisher, Hodinkee, USA
  • Carles Sapena , Editor, Europa Star Horalatina, Spain
  • Carlo Ceppi, European Sales Manager, Officine Panerai, Italy
  • Carlos Alonzo, Editor in Chief, Tiempo de Relojes and Director, SIAR, Mexico
  • Carlos Ferreirinha, Presidente, MCF Consultoria, Brazil
  • Dmitry Yeremeev, General Director, Richemont Russia
  • Henri Liu, Editor in Chief, Air Time, China
  • Ian Skellern, Watch journalist, underthedial, Switzerland
  • James Gurney, Editor in chief, QP, UK
  • Joseph Chu, Executive Director, Prince Jewellery and Watch Co., Honorary Advisor, Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries
  • Laurent Picciotto, Founder, Chronopassion, France
  • Luana Carcano , MBA Director, Full-Time Track in Luxury Business Management, SDA Bocconi, Italy
  • Omar Chaoui, General Manager, Alfardan Jewellery Co., Doha/Qatar
  • Pascal Ravessoud, Development Director, FHH, Switzerland
  • Richard Courbrant, Editor in Chief, TWG, Brazil
  • Sean Li, Editorial Director, Revolution, Hong Kong
  • Steven Kaiser, President & CEO, Kaiser Time Inc., USA
  • Thierry Castagna, President & Founder, La Cote des Montres, France
  • William Bai, Editor-in-Chief, Horlogerie Culture Center of China
  • William Rohr, Timezone Co-Founder, USA
  • Yury Khnychkin, Contributing Editor Watches, Robb Report, Russia

 

Selection criteria

To guarantee the neutrality and relevance of the report, Digital Luxury Group has defined 4 strict selection criteria for contributors:

1.The selected contributor must have a proven world-renowned expertise in the watchmaking field

2.The selected contributor must be recommended by either a renowned watch institution – such as the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie or The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry – a major luxury group (e.g. Swatch Group, Richemont, LVMH) or a member of Digital Luxury Group’s team of analysts.

3. The selected contributor’s expertise must be validated by at least two existing contributors

4. All contributors must remain independent and objective, relying on facts and not on their subjective perception of events.

Well balanced

The current pool of contributors is composed of a well-balanced set of retailers, marketing managers, journalists, academics and analysts. This diversity of profiles aims at favoring the cross-checking of  information through multidisciplinary approaches and perspectives.