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Tony Stern sells off Maker Mends shareholding

Company co-founder buys Stern’s half of the business; has big plans. By Hallie Engel Maker Mends co-chairman and founder Tony Stern has sold his 50% shareholding in the company to partner and co-founder to David Lewis. LA-based Stern explained in a statement that though jewellery and watch repair company Maker Mends remains “close to his heart,” the

Basel exhibitors face price hikes for 2013 show

Ti Sento to take larger stand while Stephen Webster holds firm. As BaselWorld closed the doors of the 2012 show it signalled the end of the exhibition in its current format, as organiser MCH Swiss Exhibition knuckles down to complete the construction programme that will revolutionise the trade show when it takes over the Swiss

TECH SPOT: Greubel Forsey’s orbital wonder

A GMT with a difference – an orbitally correct spinning globe. You can’t stop the world from turning, but you can mimic it, and that’s exactly what this GMT from Greubel Forsey does with its own orbitally correct spinning globe on the dial. Recognised as the masters of the tourbillion, Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey

Q&A: Nomos Glashutte MD Uwe Ahrendt

Nomos boss talks in-house production, prices and keeping it simple. Nomos Glashütte is the small-scale watch brand becoming big news in the UK with its smart and functional yet affordable timepieces. Kathryn Bishop catches up with managing director and head of the technical department Uwe Ahrendt to find out more about this industrious German brand.

Eco sports car pioneer signs with Maurice Lacroix

Brand selects Henrik Fisker because of a shared ‘innovative spirit’. Maurice Lacroix has signed the designer of the world’s first electric sports car as a new ambassador for the Swiss watch brand. Henrik Fisker, founder of Fisker Automotive, is the design genius behind Karma, the world’s first eco-friendly high-performance sports car. He has also been