"World-wide smartwatch sales are expected to grow from7 million units in 2014 to 650 million by 2020, according to estimates by Smartwatch Group, a consultancy. Many of these sales are expected to to be at the expense of of traditional watches, whose sales are expected to fall by around $2 billion this year and $7 billion in 2016, Smartwatch Group has said." (John Revill, The Wall Street Journal, Tuesday, December 1, 2015.)
Friday, December 4, 2015
The National Watch and Clock Museum located in Columbia, PA is exhibiting around 40 Bulova watches showcasing Bulova's reputation as a brand of “firsts."
- The first watch or clock company to broadcast and advertise on the radio.
- The first company to market watches specifically to women.
- The first company to show a commercial on television.
- The first company to open a school for disabled veterans that provided them with employment and a skill after the war.