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While other Swiss luxury watchmakers play the waiting game in China, hoping for a significant sales rebound within the country in 2013, Swatch-owned, Vallée de Joux-based Breguet seems confident that demand at the ultra-high-end remains strong.
Swiss watchmaker and jeweler Piaget recently pulled out all the stops for the grand opening of its new Asia flagship boutique at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, throwing a blowout gala attended by 160 execs, local celebrities and VIPs.
Amid concerns about the strength of luxury watch demand in Hong Kong and mainland China, Swiss watchmaker Brietling is taking brand promotion into the stratosphere with its "Brietling Dragon Tour."
This weekend, Hong Kong's auction scene roared back to life with Sotheby's autumn auction series and mainland Chinese auction house China Guardian's first-ever sale in the city.
Though China's red-hot luxury market has slowed from high growth-rate estimates in the range of 35 to 40 percent in 2011 to anywhere from 13 to 18 percent this year, the effect of this muted slowdown has been far from uniform for major brands.