Hot! Cortina Holdings Celebrates 50 Years of Promoting Fine Watchmaking in Asia-Pacific

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In 2022, Cortina celebrates 50 years of fine watch retail across Asia with a series of golden jubilee special editions and planned expansion into new markets.

To celebrate its golden jubilee, the retailer is introducing several special edition timepieces with longstanding partners including Patek Philippe, Chopard, Corum, Franck Muller, H. Moser & Cie., TAG Heuer and Blancpain.

These limited edition references will be introduced over the entire year, with the first launching in February 2022. Details of each watch will be shared on its digital platforms as well as a dedicated microsite 

The brand’s journey to become one of the most influential watch retailers in the region has been one of steady growth. Today, Cortina has holdings in mature watch markets such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong, as well as new and developing markets in Asia-Pacific.

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As one of the leading retailers in the region, Cortina Watch has supported and built longstanding partnerships with watchmakers brands such as Blancpain, Breguet, Breitling, Bvlgari, Cartier, Chopard, Corum, Longines, Omega, Patek Philippe, Rolex, TAG Heuer, Tudor, Zenith and many more.

It also acts as a distributor for many boutique watch brands such as H. Moser & Cie. and Hautlence in Asia. By bringing these novel brands to the region, it continues to spread the rich diversity and heritage of fine and high watchmaking to veteran and new collectors across these markets.

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Throughout Cortina Watch’s history, it has strived to bring new ways of experiencing and appreciating watchmaking to collectors and watch lovers. Thanks to its efforts, Singapore’s appetite for sophisticated timepieces as well as its knowledge and interest in horology has continued to grow, making it one of the most mature watch markets in the world.

These partnerships have flourished through Cortina Watch’s continuous retail innovation. Over the years, it has developed sophisticated multi-brand retail spaces in exclusive locations, as well as concept stores and mono-brand boutiques to enrich the shopping experience for its customers. It is also one of the first major watch retailers in Singapore to offer an e-commerce platform, delivering a seamless experience for collectors.

“Cortina’s success is the product of generations of watch collectors who are our clients; families and friends who are our employees and brand owners with whom we have shared histories across multiple generations. We have surmounted multiple crises over the last 50 years. Today, as retail is being transformed in diverse ways, we will share our passion for watchmaking with a new generation of collectors by innovating in retail and building on the intergenerational relationships we have established since 1972.” said Group CEO, Raymond Lim

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