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2010-10-01 03:05:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., HAMBURG, Germany and BIEL/BIENNE, Switzerland, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: RSTI) and THE SWATCH GROUP LTD. (SIX: UHRN.S / UHR.VX) today announced that ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc. has acquired Thun, Switzerland based LASAG AG, including the worldwide LASAG operations from THE SWATCH GROUP LTD. for an undisclosed amount in a cash transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions. Further terms of the acquisition have...

2009-10-02 08:07:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the very first time, the Marie Antoinette pocket watch No.1160, Breguet's most famous creation, will be available for the public's viewing pleasure in the US. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091002/NY85944 ) In 1783, one of Marie Antoinette's admirers ordered the most spectacular watch possible from A.L. Breguet, incorporating all complications that existed at that time, as a gift to the queen. Unconstrained by limitations of cost or...

2009-08-27 10:00:00

LE LOCLE, Switzerland, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional Swiss watchmaker Tissot celebrates ten years of the unique T-Touch with the launch of a new website at www.tissot.ch. The highly innovative design uses inspiration from Tissot touch technology to create futuristic dimensions that put the brand and its products literally in the spotlight. Multi-medial interactivity is key across the site, with facilities ranging from a personalised watch selector (http://www.tissot.ch/?mod_search),...

2009-08-13 07:07:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ --Jaquet Droz, the elite Swiss watch manufacturer, is pleased to announce Bengt Brummer as the winner of the inaugural Jaquet Droz Prize for Design. Jaquet Droz partnered with Parsons The New School for Design, a global leader in art and design education, to select the undergraduate student who best embodies the spirit and ideals of Jaquet Droz. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090813/NY60772 ) The winner was judged by a group that included...

2008-03-26 15:00:53

China-AsiaStocks.com, an investor and industry portal China-Asia sector within Investorideas.com, reports on China's growing appetite for luxury goods from fashion, to cars, to jewelry and how both China's domestic and established well-known foreign brands are meeting the increasing demands. With a rising number of millionaires and a growing middle class, China is poised to become the second biggest consumer of luxury goods by 2015. Coach Inc. (News, Market), BMW Group (News, Market), Audi...