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The Swatch Group Ltd is an international group active in the manufacture and sale of finished watches, jewelry, watch movements and components. Swatch Group supplies nearly all components required for the watches sold by its 18 watch and jewelry brands as well as by its two retail brands, the Tourbillon and Hour Passion companies. The Group’s production companies also supply movements and components to third-party watchmakers. The Swatch Group Ltd is also a key player in the manufacture and sale of electronic systems used in watchmaking and other industries. With its watch brands, it is also a leader in the field of sports event timing as official timekeeper and data-handler of most of the Olympic Games of the last decades and major international sports events. The Swatch Group Ltd has a unique emotional culture. Beauty, sensuality, emotions in watches are as much part of it as high-tech, quality and added value on the customer’s wrist. Both, emotional poetry and innovation play an active part in the commitment to its customers. The Swatch Group Ltd was founded in 1983, by Nicolas G. Hayek. It grew out of the merger of two big Swiss watch groups, ASUAG and SSIH. The Group has since shown steady growth in key financials, leading to records. Today, the Group employs over 35.000 persons in fifty countries. Swatch Group’s 2015 gross sales amounted to a record number of CHF 8'451 millions. Discover the Swatch Group brands… Breguet, Harry Winston, Blancpain, Glashütte Original, Jaquet Droz, Léon Hatot, Omega, Longines, Rado, Union Glashütte, Tissot, Balmain, Certina, Mido, Hamilton, Calvin Klein watches + jewelry, Swatch and Flik Flak.
TypePublic
Founded1983
HQBiel, CH
Websiteswatchgroup.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)31,545(-12%)
Job Openings458
Share Price (Nov 2021)CHF263.5
Cybersecurity ratingDMore
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Swatch Group Office Locations

Swatch Group has offices in Biel, Neuchâtel, Miami, Glen Iris and in 25 other locations
Biel, CH (HQ)
Seevorstadt 6
Neuchâtel, CH
Fbg de l'Hôpital 3
Glen Iris, AU
Level 2/1601 Malvern Rd
Wien, AT
Ares Tower
Anderlecht, BE
Chaussée de Mons 1424
Toronto, CA
555 Richmond St W #1105
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Swatch Group Financials and Metrics

Swatch Group Revenue

Market capitalization (10-Nov-2021)

13.4b

Closing stock price (10-Nov-2021)

263.5
Swatch Group's current market capitalization is CHF13.4 b.
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Swatch Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

69/100

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Swatch Group Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Swatch Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Swatch Group Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    67/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

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Swatch Group News and Updates

Global Luxury Watch Market (2021 to 2025) - Featuring Rolex, LVMH Group, Richemont and The Swatch Group Among Others

Dublin, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Luxury Watch Market: Size, Trends and Forecast (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Vortic Watch Company Wins Landmark Lawsuit Against Swatch Group Brand, Hamilton

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vortic Watch Company announces victory in a trademark case filed against the company by Hamilton Watch International, a Swatch Group brand. In a decision made by the U.S. Federal Court on September 11, 2020, the judge ruled in favor of...

Swatch Group CEO sees 'massive' temporary hit in China from coronavirus

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group is taking a "massive" hit from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that sharply affected business in major market China, Chief Executive Nick Hayek said in a Sunday newspaper interview.

Swatch Group CEO sees "massive" temporary hit in China from coronavirus

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group is taking a "massive" hit from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that sharply affected business in major market China, Chief Executive Nick Hayek said in a Sunday newspaper interview.

Face Off! Swatch Group Sues Samsung Over Downloadable Smartwatch Designs

Swatch Group, which owns brands such as Omega, Tissot and Longines, is pursuing Samsung for "triple digits in millions" in a trademark suit.

Asian slowdown spoils the picture for Swatch Group

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swatch Group said business slowed in the last three months of 2018 hit by a downturn in Asia and France, leading the Swiss watchmaker to post lower-than-expected results for the full year and sending its shares seven percent lower.
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Swatch Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Swatch Group founded?

    Swatch Group was founded in 1983.

  • How many employees does Swatch Group have?

    Swatch Group has 31,545 employees.

  • Who are Swatch Group competitors?

    Competitors of Swatch Group include Casio, Titan Company and Citizen Watch.

  • Where is Swatch Group headquarters?

    Swatch Group headquarters is located at Seevorstadt 6, Biel.

  • Where are Swatch Group offices?

    Swatch Group has offices in Biel, Neuchâtel, Miami, Glen Iris and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Swatch Group have?

    Swatch Group has 36 offices.