HOW DID WATCH PRICES GET SO HIGH?!?

- Dec 13, 2017-

HOW DID WATCH PRICES GET SO HIGH?



How did watch prices get so high? The number one response from watch enthusiasts seems to be “greed” – though “maximizing profits” would be the politer way to say it.Looking at the recent history of watch industry growth, I don't see evidence for pure greed. Instead, I see companies investing in what seemed to them (at the time) like sustained and unrelenting growth between 2005 and 2015. In this article, I will walk you through the increases in watch prices and why they have gone up faster than the rate of inflation. In the next article, I will explain why all of the sudden people aren't willing to pay those prices anymore.