Following its successful Asian debut in Hong Kong in 2017, WatchBox, the leading global platform for pre-owned luxury timepieces, officially launched in Singapore with the opening of a WatchBox Lounge at The Great Room, Ngee Ann City. Striking a balance between technology and white-glove service, the Singapore office seeks to offer a personalised approach for watch buying, selling, and trading according to customer needs.
WatchBox has experienced tremendous growth across major global markets with its expansion strategy built upon developing a truly connected global marketplace and targeting geographic regions with a strong growth forecast for the luxury watch segment. With significant global presence in the United States, Hong Kong, Switzerland, South Africa, a recently announced presence in the Middle East, and plans to expand beyond, WatchBox is the trusted online destination for watch enthusiasts worldwide.
“WatchBox’s entrance into Singapore helps to fulfill our vision of a truly connected marketplace, bringingadvice, expert counsel and liquidity in the secondary market to one of the most established and sophisticated centers for the luxury watch industry,” shared Justin Reis, Co-Founder and Global CEO. “Twoof WatchBox’s founders – myself included – have strong ties to Singapore, and our global team of client advisors has supported customers in the region from overseas since our founding. We are now on the ground and on-hand as a responsive partner for local watch enthusiasts.”
Central to its growth strategy, and one of the greatest differentiators that sets this digital luxury watch platform apart, WatchBox owns every single timepiece in its inventory and backs all watches with a 2-year global warranty. The watches are evaluated, authenticated, and brought as close to mint condition as possible with uncompromising value, before they are presented for sale, affirming a true WatchBox global quality standard. In total, WatchBox maintains the largest owned inventory of pre-owned luxury watchesworldwide, including some of the industry’s most sought-after, discontinued, and otherwise desirable watches.
Fueled by technology, innovation, and an unmatched experience in the high-end watch market, WatchBox brings expertise in the secondary watch market through its signature ‘electronic trading’ platform.WatchBox uses innovative technology, sophisticated data systems, a cutting-edge mobile app, and pricing transparency to build trust and credibility across an international following. Embracing advanced technology as its ethos, WatchBox recently introduced a key Augmented Reality feature in its mobile app that enables consumers to virtually try on select watches from the WatchBox inventory as well as an innovative in-store shopping experience to allow customers that visit the Lounge to shop the entire global inventory. WatchBox is also known for providing luxury watch education and entertainment through its WatchBox Studios division, which reaches over a half-million subscribers and 5 million monthly views on YouTube.
Co-Founders Danny Govberg of Govberg Jewelers and Tay Liam Wee – former owner of Sincere Watch – are contemporaries in the watch industry who share track records of having successfully steered multi-generation family businesses into the future. Danny’s vision and passion for both watches and technology enabled the evolution of Govberg Jewelers from a Philadelphia-based family business to one of theworld’s premier authorised dealers of both new and pre-owned timepieces. Liam Wee experienced great success in the primary business, taking Sincere Watch public in both Singapore and Hong Kong. He recognised that pre-owned luxury timepieces were going to lead the next revolution in the watch industry, and joined Danny and Justin in conceptualising and launching WatchBox as the global solution to the pre- owned category.
Driven by industry veterans and technopreneurs who have come together to capture the opportunity in the pre-owned luxury market, WatchBox seeks to pioneer change in the luxury watch industry. Through the power of interactive technology, WatchBox is changing perceptions of owning and trading pre-owned luxury watches, and in the process introducing a new experience in horological discovery to engage and connect with a global network of watch consumers.
The premier bespoke bridal jeweller, Love & Co. celebrates the proclamation of romance and passion with an exceptional range of couple bands and engagement rings. Specially tailored for couples in love, Love & Co. showcases an extensive range of romantic jewellery.
Made with the most advanced technology and finest craftsmanship, these creations speak of intimacy and promise impeccable quality that last a lifetime. With prominence in the jewellery market in Singapore, Malaysia, China and Thailand, Love & Co. has established its reputation as the couple band specialist in the region.
Rabeanco was created in 1992 out of its founders' passion for leather craftsmanship and their desire to make luxurious accessories widely accessible. Each and every Rabeanco bag is constructed on the individual strength, grain and flexibility of the finest leathers. ingeniously balancing form and function. the result is vibrantly coloured and richly textured collections that perfectly complement the contemporary wardrobe, fulfilling the desire for accessories that are versatile, stylish and personal that every woman can find the perfect affordable luxury bag to suit every mood and occasion.
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La Senza is back and running at ION Orchard with a new look after a store makeover.
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Sony has set up their latest physical store in Singapore at Westgate. The new park-themed store, housed on level one, has been designed to connect with customers through their lifestyle by offering a comprehensive range of Sony consumer products from photography, videography and audio equipment to home entertainment. Each area of the store is designed to offer a different feel that is closely related to customers’ lifestyle.
The highlight of the new store is the provision of all things video-related such as information, products and accessories. For example, utilising the exclusive VLOG STUDIO, customers intending to hone their video skills can refer to the video tips and tricks, which they can apply when shooting their videos live in this fully equipped, ready set-up environment. Product consultants will also be on hand to provide advice on video taking if required. The VLOG STUDIO will be constantly refreshed with various vlogging thematic setups. For instance, customers today will be greeted by the park-themed set-up. This is accompanied by Sony’s well-equipped range of digital imaging accessories such as the compact and versatile Shooting Grip (VCT-SGR1), which can also be used as a mini-tripod for creative and stable shooting scenarios, as well as the lightweight Adapter Kit and Microphone (XLR-K2M), ideal for enhancing sound recordings in any scenario. Customers will also find a display stand that showcases Sony’s complete range of vlogging products (Inter-changeable Lens Cameras, compact cameras and Action Cams) while those looking to kickstart their video journey can refer to a starter kit which provides them with the necessary recommendations.