Global Watches & Clocks Market: Analysis, Trends and Forecasts 2015-2019 & 2022 -- Growing Interest in Smartwatches & Luxury Watches -

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This report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report analyzes the worldwide markets for Watches and Clocks in US$ Million by the following Segments: Watches (Mass Market Watches (Under $50), Middle-Priced Watches ($50-$299), Upper-Priced Watches ($300 - $999), & Luxury Watches ($1000 - $5000)) and Clocks. The Global market is further analyzed by the following Material Types Steel, Precious Metal, Bi-Metal, and Others.

The report profiles 336 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Apple, Inc. (USA)
  • Audemars Piguet (Switzerland)
  • Breitling SA (Switzerland)
  • Bulgari S.p.A. (Italy)
  • Bulova Corporation (USA)
  • Cartier SA (France)
  • Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Chelsea Clock Company (USA)
  • Chopard (Switzerland)
  • Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Citychamp Watch & Jewellery Group Limited (Cayman Islands)
  • Compagnie Financire Richemont International (Switzerland)
  • Fossil Group, Inc. (USA)
  • Frederique Constant S.A. (Switzerland)
  • Garmin Ltd. (USA)
  • Google, Inc. (USA)
  • Gucci Group (USA)
  • Hermes International S.A. (France)
  • Howard Miller (USA)
  • Junghans Uhren GmbH (Germany)
  • Kering (France)
  • LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA (France)
  • Montblanc International GmbH (Germany)
  • Movado Group, Inc. (USA)
  • Omega (Switzerland)
  • Patek Philippe SA (Switzerland)
  • Pebble Technology Corporation (USA)
  • Rhythm Watch Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • Rolex SA (Switzerland)
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Seiko Holdings Corporation (Japan)
  • Tag Heuer International SA (Switzerland)
  • The Swatch Group Ltd. (Switzerland)
  • Timex Group India Ltd. (India)
  • Timex Group USA, Inc. (USA)
  • Tissot S.A. (Switzerland)
  • Titan Industries Ltd. (India)

Key Topics Covered



Time: An Important Requirement for Mankind Since Time Immemorial

Global Watches & Clocks Market in a Nutshell

Steady Growth Projected over the Next Few Years

Growing Interest in Smartwatches & Luxury Watches: Cornerstone for Present & Future Growth of the Market

Developed Regions: Traditional Revenue Contributors

Developing Regions: Hot Spots for Future Growth

Stable Economic Scenario to Aid Market Expansion


Increasing Demand for Luxury Watches: A Strong Growth Driver for the Global Watch Market

Swiss Watches: The Primary Luxury Watch Category

Luxury Smartwatches: The New Exciting Product Vertical

Pre-owned Luxury Watches Witness Robust Demand Worldwide

Destocking Luxury Watches through Alternative Channels: A New and Booming Business

Expanding Luxury Goods Market Bodes Well for Luxury Watch Sales

Luxury Brands Differentiate Even in Digital Transition Efforts

Current Luxury Goods Buying Trends Favor Market Growth

Tourist Volumes: A Key Determinant to Luxury Goods Sales

Rising Popularity of Intelligent Wrist Wear for Today's Digital, Connected and Mobile Individual Drives Robust Demand for Smartwatches

Growth Drivers in a Nutshell

Key Challenges

US and China Dominate Smartwatch Manufacturing

Quartz Watches Continue to Gain Market Share from Mechanical Watches

Sports Watches: A Niche Segment Thriving on the Growing Prominence of Fitness

Vintage Watches: A Lucrative Market with Huge Market Potential

Multiple Advantages Offered for Designers in Creating Prototypes Promotes Demand for 3D Printing in Watchmaking

Favorable Demographic and Economy Trends Strengthens Market Prospects

Urbanization Trend Boosts Market Prospects

Increasing Standards of Living: A Key Growth Driver

Issues & Challenges

Counterfeiting: The Perpetual Problem for Watches and Clocks Industry

Traditional Watch Companies Face the Rising Threat of Design Copying


Innovation: A Core Feature and Driving Force for World Watches & Clocks Market

Luxury Watch Innovations: A Never Ending Saga

Innovation Becomes Imperative Amid Growing Threat from Smartwatches

Luxury Watches Embrace Digital and Dual Display Designs

Wristwatch Innovations & Advancements Announced in the Recent Past

Citizen's Eco-Drive One Super Titanium Models

Frederique Constant's Redesigned Classic Worldtimer Manufacture

Frederique Constant's New Slimline Moonphase Manufacture

Seiko's Astron GPS Solar Creation

Zenith Defy Lab

Bridgeport Automatic Chronograph Collection from Tissot Watches

Omega Speedmaster White Side of the Moon

Breguet Tradition Collection - 7087 Minute Repeater Tourbillion Watch

Aquaracer 300M Collection of Ceramic Bezel Watches by Tag Heuer

McQueen, a Monaco Calibre 11 Hands-on Watch by Tag Heuer

Cellini Time, a Diamond Set Bezel Watch by Rolex

Mauron Musy Produces Water Resistant Watch Models

Panerai Firenze

Montblanc Orbis Terrarum

Piaget Black Tie

Ralph Lauren Automotive Skeleton

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Automatic Skeleton

Vacheron Constantin Harmony Monopusher Pulsimeter Chronograph

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept

Parmigiani Bugatti Victoire

Cartier Rotond De Cartier

Lange & Shne Saxonia Dual Time

Jaeger Le-Coultre Rendez-Vous Moon

Baume & Mercier Clifton

Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon

Jaeger-LeCoultre's Duomtre Unique Travel Time

Montblanc's TimeWalker Extreme Chronograph DLC

Ralph Lauren's RL67 Chronometer Self-Winding Wristwatch

Vacheron Constantin's Updated Malte Tourbillon Collection Excellence Platine

A.Lange & Shne's Saxonia Collection

Montblanc's Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum

Van Cleef's New Cadenas Watch

IWC's Portugieser Annual Calendar Watch

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Squelette

Piaget Black Tie Traditional Oval' and Vintage Inspiration'

Ralph Lauren's Automotive Chronograph

Roger Dubuis' Excalibur Spider Skeleton Flying Tourbillon

Richard Mille's RM 33-01 Automatic

Greubel Forsey Black GMT

Tag Heuer's Carrera Heuer-02T Black Phantom

Cabestan's Triple Axis Tourbillon

Armin Strom's Tourbillon Skelton Earth

Okletey's Merry Go Round

Haldimann's H1 Flying Central Tourbillon

L. Leroy's Automatic Tourbillon Regulator

Cumbere Tourbillon by ArtyA

Speake-Marin's The Diamond Magister Son

Bulgari's Octo Ultranero Finissimo

Arnold & Son's Constant Force Tourbillon

Gronefeld's 1941 Remontoire

Girard-Perregaux' La Esmeralda Tourbillon

Oris' Carl Brashear

Linde Werdelin's Oktopus Moon Gold

Ulysse Nardin's Royal Python Skeleton

Chanel's Les Eternelles Morganite

Breguet's Classique Phase de Lune Dame 9088

U10 Tourbillon Lumiere from Angelus

Visionnaire DTZ by Faberg

Piaget's Black Tie Hybrid

Officine Panerai's Magnifying Spheres

Montblanc's Timewalker Exotourbillon Minute Chronograph

Richard Mille's RM 67-01 Automatic Extra Flat

H.Moser & Cie's Endeavour Small Seconds Bryan Ferry

MB&F's Legacy Machine Perpetual

Jaeger-LeCoultre's Geophysic Universal Time

Parmigiani Fleurier's Tonda Metrographe

Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

Vacheron Constantin's Heures Creatives

Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Ronde Des Papillons

Montre Cl De Cartier Squelette Automatique

Urwerk's EMC Pistol

Smartwatch Innovations & Advancements: Spearheading Growth

Pebble Time Round: Thinnest and Lightest Smartwatch

Lenovo's Magic View: A Big Screen Smartwatch

Smile: Mood Reading Smartwatch

Ironman's Timex Sport: For Intense Sporting Activity

Garmin's Forerunner 920XT: Smartwatch for Triathlon Events

Magellan Echo Fit: Sports Watch for Fitness Enthusiasts

Artemis' Smartwatch for Prompt Emergency Medical Care

The Withings Activite Pop: Smartwatch with Extended Battery Life

Garmin's GLONASS and GPS Enabled Smartwatch

Adidas MiCoach Smart Run

Wake-Up Innovations: Few of the Most Effective and Creative Alarm Clocks




Classification by Function

Classification by Price

Mass Market Watches

Middle Priced Watches

Upper Priced Watches

Luxury Watches






Channels of Distribution

Branding in the Watches Market

Retail Chains


Watches: A Highly Competitive Marketplace

Key Competitors in the Luxury Watches Domain

Top Global Watch Brands





Tag Heuer






Smartwatches: Apple Remains Ahead

Samsung Seeks to Widen Footprint in the Smartwatch Domain

A Brief Overview of Select Smartwatch Models

Apple Watch 2

Moto 360

LG G Watch R

Gear Live

Garmin Vivoactive

Fitbit Surge

Martian Notifier

Guess Connect

Smart watch 3

Pebble Time

Pebble Steel

LG Watch Urbane

Asus ZenWatch

Kairos Hybrid Mechanical Smart Watch

Withings Activite

Montblanc Timewalker with E-Strap

Alcatel OneTouch

Sony SmartWatch 3 SWR50

Kronoz ZeWatch2

MOTA SmartWatch G2

Comparitive Analysis of Select Smartwatch Models: Key Features and Specifications

Traditional Watch Makers Continue to Strategize to Keep Pace with Smartwatches

Socia Media & E-Commerce Evolve into Core Business Tools for Vendors

Social Media


Mobile e-Commerce: A Game Changer

M&A Activity

Select M&A Deals in the World Watches Market (2015-2018)

6.1 Focus on Select Global Players

6.2 Product Introductions


Casio Unveils New NIGOK.IBE G-SHOCK Collection Watches

Citizen Rolls Out Eco-Drive One Super Titanium Watches

Patek Philippe Introduces 5968A-001 Aquanaut and 5740/1G-001 Nautilus Watches

Garmin Rolls Out Approach S10 Intuitive Golf Watch

Garmin International Introduces tactix Charlie GPS Watch

Frederique Constant Unveils Hybrid Manufacture Watch

Garmin International Introduces Forerunner 645 Music GPS Running Watch

Frederique Constant Introduces Redesigned Classic Worldtimer Manufacture

Frederique Constant Launches New Version of Slimline Moonphase Manufacture

Frederique Constant Introduces New Retro-Inspired Classics Carre Automatic Timepieces

Zenith Launches Caliber ZO 342 Watch Oscillator

Apple Launches New Apple Watch Series 3 Devices

Garmin International Introduces vvomove HR Hybrid Smartwatch

Garmin International Introduces vvoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch

Garmin International Introduces D2 Charlie Aviator Watch

Casio Computer Releases New EDIFICE High Performance Sports Chronographs

Citizen to Introduce Citizen Clocks

Garmin International Introduces Approach S60 GPS Golf Watch

Garmin International Unveils quatix 5 Marine GPS Smartwatch

Seiko Watch Introduces New Seiko Astron GPS Solar Watch

Garmin International Introduces Forerunner 935 GPS Running Watch with Novel Features

Casio Computer Releases GRAVITYMASTER GPW-2000 Aviation Watch

Garmin International Introduces New fenix Line of Multisport GPS Watches

6.3 Recent Industry Activity

Breitling Launches Flagship Boutique in Beijing

Walt Disney Appoints Citizen as the Official Timepiece in Florida and California Theme Parks

Richemont Acquires YOOX Net-A-Porter Group (YNAP)

LVMH Makes Additional Investment in Lyst

USAF Selects Garmin's D2 Charlie Aviator Watch

Breitling Partners with MR PORTER

Richemont to Acquire

Casio Computer Builds New Watch Plant

Bucherer Acquires Tourneau

CVC Capital Partners of Britain Acquires Majority Stake in Breitling

Citizen Watch Company Merges with Citizen Watch Company of America


Total Companies Profiled: 336 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 383)

  • The United States (70)
  • Canada (1)
  • Japan (15)
  • Europe (235)
    • France (18)
    • Germany (29)
    • The United Kingdom (27)
    • Italy (25)
    • Rest of Europe (136)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (60)
  • Latin America (2)

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Related Topics: Consumer Goods and Services, Household, Jewelry and Watches