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Expectations for Dubai Watch Week and Surging Independents | Global Market Wrap

We gather our WatchBox representatives from markets all around the world to discuss the global market in preparation for Dubai Watch Week. Patrik Hoffmann from Switzerland, Josh Srolovitz from Hong Kong, and CQ Gottlieb from the Middle East all join as guests to talk their specific regions. Topics like Geneva Watch Days, a unique Rolex Day-Date, market demand and more are examined. The main topic of the show is looking forward to Dubai Watch Week. With news that Audemars Piguet is joining this year and possible new introductions from brands like Bulgari, there’s a lot to consider on what effects the show will have on the industry. In addition, the deep roster of independent brands at Dubai Watch Week and increase in global sales forms a discussion on their future. The question is posed of how much can brands like Laurent Ferrier and Ressence scale up production for which the hosts speculate. What are you most excited about from Dubai Watch Week? Which independent brands do you think will find success? Comment below and don't forget to like, subscribe, and share. Thanks for watching! Email Marketwrap@thewatchbox.com for watch inquiries! Please Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/WatchBoxStudios/?sub_confirmation=1 View hundreds of hands-on luxury watch reviews at our WatchBox Reviews channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/WatchBoxReviews/?sub_confirmation=1 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/watchbox BUY WATCHES HERE: https://www.thewatchbox.com 00:00 Introduction 00:25 Hong Kong Market 02:06 Middle East Market 05:38 Switzerland Market 10:17 Dubai Watch Week Preparation 12:08 New Release Possibilities 14:29 The Future for Independents