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Andrea Felsted

Trade War Takes Its Toll on Swiss Watch Sales

Falling exports to the U.S. and China suggest high-end consumers may be losing their nerve.

Not so interested anymore.

Not so interested anymore.

Photographer: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Set your watches for the luxury slowdown.

As if to confirm investor worries that the bling boom can’t last forever, Swiss watch exports cooled in July.