Scottish Watches Podcast #248 : Watch Industry Knowledge with Rob Corder from WatchPro Magazine
Welcome to the Scottish Watches Podcast Episode 248!
Rob is wearing the @tribuswatches TRI-01 Small Second COSC Steel/Black/Black(https://tribus-watches.com/products/tri-01-small-second-cosc-steel-black-black) and the BB Bronze Blue Special Edition for Bucherer.
Black Bay bronze.
TRI-08 Premier League Champions Special Edition.
Dave is wearing his green Moser Streamliner Centre Seconds. https://www.h-moser.com/product/streamliner-centre-seconds/
Rikki is wearing his Oris Aquis Date Hangang limited edition. https://www.oris.ch/en/watch/oris-hangang-limited-edition/01-743-7734-4187-set
Rob talks about his background in business reporting and his success in launching over 20 titles which extend from the business, IT, hospitality, consumer, and jewellery sector. Leading to him to starting WatchPro.
He then shares his knowledge of the industry, the new difficulties faced, and how brands have adapted to the challenges that have appeared in recent times.
Article related to the success of independent brands:
SPECIAL REPORT: The rise and rise of independent watchmakers. https://www.watchpro.com/special-report-the-rise-and-rise-of-independent-watchmakers/
We talk about the impact of the Apple watch and fashion brands on the sub £500 price point.
Our chat continues about watch events going online and how it could be damaging the industry and the release of new watches.
UPDATED: WatchPro Live events pull Britain’s watch community together. https://www.watchpro.com/breaking-news-watchpro-live-pulls-britains-watch-community-together/
Tockr C47 Skeleton in black. https://www.tockr.com/products/automatic-skeleton-c47-black-42mm-automatic?variant=32119822221354
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01 400 7767 7754-07 426 64BTEB – Oris AquisPro Date Calibre 400 – Oris Aquis – Diving – Collection – Oris. Swiss Watches in Hölstein since 1904. https://www.vacheron-constantin.com/en2/watches/historiques/historiques-american-1921-collection-excellence-platine-82035-000p-b748.htmlReverso Tribute Small Seconds Green | Jaeger-LeCoultre (jaeger-lecoultre.com) Rolex GMT-Master II Watch: Oystersteel – M126710BLRO-0002
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Got into the horological hobby only a few short years ago; but got, as us Scots like to say, “baw deep” pretty quickly. Thanks to buying a lemon of a Rolex he spent hours researching why his watch wasn’t working and along the way gained an interest in what makes them tick. He now runs the Scottish Watches website and keeps cohort Rick in check on the twice weekly Scottish Watches podcast.