The Case of the Stolen Watch Detective

Over Christopher A. Marinello’s 35-year career as a lawyer and art recovery expert, stolen paintings have made up the bulk of his caseload. But of late, Mr. Marinello, 59, who has, by his own reckoning, recovered more than $515 million worth of

Female-Focused Smartwatches That Look Smart Too

From the subdued, elegant Apple Hermès with a rectangular case to the glittery round-dial Michael Kors and the sporty, connected Tag Heuer worn by the tennis star Naomi Osaka, one would think that women have plenty of choices when it comes to

Holograms: A Way to Be There in Spirit, if Not in Body

In April, Christoph Grainger-Herr, chief executive of the Swiss watch brand IWC, appeared at the Watches and Wonders luxury fair in Shanghai — but without ever leaving Switzerland. “We got a lounge chair for me here,” Mr. Grainger-Herr said during a recent

Co-Working from Your Apartment Building

Across town at the Waldorf Astoria, the landmark Art Deco hotel where the top 33 floors of guest rooms are being converted to 375 condos starting at $1.8 million, residents will have use of a co-working lounge, private offices, board room and

What’s Next for Watches?

In popular culture, the future is often portrayed as fast, sleek and high-tech — qualities not typically associated with the Swiss watch trade, which takes pride in making elegant analog devices using laborious, often centuries-old, techniques. Nevertheless, many watchmakers are finally ready

Canadian Couple Who Flew to Small Town for Vaccine Plead Guilty

A Canadian couple who drew widespread criticism for flying to a small Indigenous community in January to get vaccinated pleaded guilty on Wednesday to violating local coronavirus restrictions, according to court records. The couple, Rodney and Ekaterina Baker of Vancouver, appeared virtually

Nielsen Now Knows When You Are Streaming

Rich Greenfield, a media analyst at LightShed Partners, said Netflix was signaling its approval of The Gauge because the new metric shows that the platform, along with YouTube, is the streaming leader. “It also shows that 6 percent of time is spent

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