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After Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches Richemont, Swatch Group and recently LVMH it is time for Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches Kering to announce its half-year results 2020. Kering is a French luxury group that specializes in fashion, jewelry and watchmaking. The COVID-19 crisis has had an impact on sales and profitability. However, Kering Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches shows a certain resilience to the current environment, just as its main competitor, LVMH.Kering's results were calculated for the first six months in 2020. This is right during what's been called the worst sanitary crisis in recent history. It is therefore not surprising that sales fell by 29.6% from 7,638 million in the first six months of 2019, to Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches 5,378 million now. These numbers are still in line with industry norms and also demonstrate that luxury, fashion/accessories and hard luxury are slightly less affected than the market expected.Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches

Kering's Audemars Piguet Replica Watches sales decline has impacted its profitability more. Kering's net Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches income is down 53% but still positive at 272million - thanks to Kering's quick response to the crisis, and its ability to contain costs. (With more Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches cost-saving measures expected for the second half).Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent were Kering's main houses. Sales fell by around 30%. Bottega Veneta had strong results, with sales dropping by only 8%. Kering does not disclose financial information regarding its watchmaking business division, which is known as Sowind and includes Girard-Perregaux or Ulysse Nadin. However, the report indicates that "the Watch Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches Manufactures were severely impacted by sharp contractions in their market."Kering's report states that, "like all luxury sector players", the Group was impacted by the pandemic's effects in the first half. However, Kering is cautious about the future, as "there is not enough information to predict how the global personal luxury goods market will develop in the coming months."Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches

We Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches introduced you to Ketelaars Watches, a young Dutch brand. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches Although the name Ketelaars Watches is not the most familiar to non-Dutch citizens, the watches are worth the effort. We revisit his workshop a few months later, discuss future plans and take a deep dive in one of his latest creations, the Ketelaars watches 3D Terrain Motion.Stefan Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches Ketelaars, a young man in watchmaking, is already making some interesting stuff. He doesn't hide his ambitions and aims for Haute Horlogerie with some in-house designed complications, including a tourbillon. He is a great talent in terms of creativity, ambition, drive and determination. As many others have tried and failed, time will reveal the truth.The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches practical setup of his workshop in Waalre (the Netherlands) stands out when you visit. Ketelaars uses his engineering skills to create his own machines. He even has a CNC machine that he can use for his current needs. However, this machine will soon be replaced with a newer one to support his future endeavors. His thought process is really practical, and, in my previous article, I've given an example of his from-idea-to-working-concept lead-time of 17 days for one of his complications. This is a testament to his methodical and forward-thinking way of working.Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches

He demonstrates to Replica Watches me, as we talk fast forward that he is always Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches working on multiple things simultaneously. He manages to improve his models while also trying out new techniques. He can make sketches in a matter of minutes if he is thinking of making a tourbillon. Similar story with the fusee-and chain. His idea is formed in his head, which is then translated into renders and the first prototype parts were produced a Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches few days later. It remains to be seen which of his ideas makes it into production and in which order.When I spoke to Stefan about his work in his workshop, it was clear that everything is very neat and tidy. His organization and approach are like a well-run ship. Stefan has been working hard over Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches the last few months to improve his efficiency as well as his (in-house watchmaking) quality. To reduce production time, he makes multiple batches of the same parts, such as a batch of globes or multiple pairs hand-blued titanium hands. He can also cut his own gears with his CNC machine, which is something that only a few watchmakers have.Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica Watches

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