COMPLACENCY, OVERCONFIDENCE, AND HIGH COSTS TO BLAME FOR BASELWORLD’S WOES, SAYS JOURNALIST
Austrian watch journalist Alexander Linz blames complacency, overconfidence, and sky-high costs for Baselworld’s recent troubles. Attendance this year, for instance, is off 22 percent, and the number of exhibitors is down 20 percent—one of those being Swatch Group.
For Linz, Baselworld losing Swatch is like an auto show losing Volkswagen, although he says that he understands the Swiss manufacturer’s decision… says ANA MARIA MONTERO from CNN Money Switzerland
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