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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by Cirrus » Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:46 am

OllyW wrote:I've just read the Forbes article on the new showroom.

Good luck with the new venture. :thumbup:
An interesting read... it surprised me that the US was only the second biggest market - I would have assumed even relatively small percentage sales there would mean greater unit sales than here.
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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by omegaaddict » Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:53 am

Kip,

I'm curious as to how the opening of the show room will affect prices im the US?

Will watches be hot with customs fees more often now? I know NH currently had no sales tax but do toy see any potential implications in the future with CW having to start collecting sales tax on watches sold on the US?
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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by akirk » Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:53 am

Cirrus wrote:An interesting read... it surprised me that the US was only the second biggest market - I would have assumed even relatively small percentage sales there would mean greater unit sales than here.
If you look at the map of second hand sales - indicative, though not 100% accurate (you need sales of new to be able to sell second hand): http://www.watchroll.com/map.php there is a vast difference between the UK and USA...

it will no doubt be a reflection of:
- the UK being the first market (USA in catch up)
- there being an incentive in the UK to buy from a UK brand - and there are few alternatives in the price band
- more UK-centric advertising (offline e.g. magazines)
- UK showroom

I would expect in 5 years to see a totally different pattern if CWL are serious about moving into the USA

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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by RustyinRochester » Sat Dec 13, 2014 2:35 am

The next time I am in Boston, I am going to make an appointment to visit. Congratulations and best of luck with the new venture.
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USA Showroom Now Open

Post by Boydesian » Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:06 am

Holy heck! 402 Amherst Street? The showroom is only 5 minutes from my office! This is terrible news for my bank account... :)
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Post by Kip » Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:08 am

What are you waiting for?

Give me a call...... Or book online. :D
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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by Boydesian » Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:11 am

Kip wrote:What are you waiting for?

Give me a call...... Or book online. :D


Will do. I'm in sunny Florida at the moment but you can expect me to make an appointment before Christmas!
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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by Kip » Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:25 am

I am looking forward to it.

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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by Kansas City Milkman » Sat Dec 13, 2014 6:50 pm

Cirrus wrote:Who needs furniture... you can sit on tea chests. There are probably some of ours still floating around the area :)
I think that's a great comment! Very funny indeed :lol:

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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by Cirrus » Sat Dec 13, 2014 7:08 pm

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Cirrus wrote:Who needs furniture... you can sit on tea chests. There are probably some of ours still floating around the area :)
I think that's a great comment! Very funny indeed :lol:
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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by Boydesian » Sat Dec 13, 2014 10:38 pm

Kansas City Milkman wrote:
Cirrus wrote:Who needs furniture... you can sit on tea chests. There are probably some of ours still floating around the area :)
I think that's a great comment! Very funny indeed :lol:
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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by Kip » Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:27 am

Planning a Sunday trip to Boston Harbor to look for old tea chests. :lol:
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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by theaub » Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:13 pm

Kip wrote:Planning a Sunday trip to Boston Harbor to look for old tea chests. :lol:
Don't forget to pay any tax due on them.

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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by smegwina » Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:43 pm

Delighted that the US showroom is open and making sales. It is certainly in safe hands with Kip!

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Re: USA Showroom Now Open

Post by leftfoot » Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:33 am

I will most definitely be visiting the next time I come up from Florida.
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