Watches of Switzerland says Christmas comes at the right time as their luxury timepiece sales rise

The Watches of Switzerland are gearing up to a record Christmas, with women focusing on Cartiers and men pursuing Omegas. 

Brian Duffy, chief executive of Cartier Watches (like the one worn in the Duchess’s wedding) said that sales had been strong before the holiday season. 

He said that the Omega Seamaster James Bond, which he wore in No Time To Die, was still on the shelves. 

Watches of Switzerland chief exec Brian Duffy said fabulous¿ Cartier watches (such as the one worn by the Duchess of Cambridge, pictured) are top of the list for women

Brian Duffy, Watches and Switzerland Chief Executive said “fantastic’ Cartier watches (such the one worn the Duchess) were tops on the watch list for women

Duffy claimed that Bond’s Watch was the best-selling of all time. 

This retailer has 163 shops and reported strong results in the six-months to October 31. 

Sales jumped 44.6 per cent to £586.2million, up from £414.3million a year earlier.

Profit across the group rose from £36.2million a year ago to £ 64.7million, a 79p per cent increase. 

Duffy said that he was happy and that the company was on a strong footing ahead of Christmas.