Popular watch brands of the world
Whatever watch you decide to wear, we understand your watch brands are important to you.
Not only do we aim to repair your watch, we like to think we can educate too! So here is a collection of facts (mixed with our own opinion) on a number of watch brands of the world.
The history is true, the judgements are our own.
Our judgements are based on looks, design, style, movement choices, quality or just because we like it. We have tried to show that watch snobbery is a personal choice and not our style, as all watches tend to have something about them that we like. If we don’t we let you know!
We have provided information on a lot of the major watch brands, but we are increasing the content week on week to give you an insight to the lesser and more obscure brands.
The range of watch brands is from A.B Art to Zodiac and the 100’s of brands in between.
We have all heard of Rolex watches or Omega watches but how about Bunz, Gronefeld, Kulthur or Strom? Our list covers every brand in most countries in the world. So if your Raymond Weil brand of Europe is known to you, but you have not heard of Shinola we hope to enlighten you.
The world of watch brands is vast, worldwide sales are thought to be on approximately 1.2 billion watches per year. Swiss watches account for just over 29 million sales.
China is clearly the leader of manufacturing watches around 660 million every year, closely followed by Hong Kong about 350 million.
The European leader is The Swatch Group watch brands. Not just the Swatch Watch we all know, they have an impressive array of brands under their flagship:
If you have any further questions about the watch brands that we can repair, please get in touch.