In first two days of the 2012 SIHH watch show in Geneva, the prestigious Geneva-based watchmaker has sold all of its expected production for this year. According to the brand’s Chief Executive Officer Juan-Carlos Torres, Vacheron Constantin will raise its capacity in the years ahead.
As Torres said, Vacheron Constantin had sold out the planned 2012 output of 19,000 watches. (Check out the reviews of four new Malte Collection timepieces and a new Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionalle 14-Days Tourbillon watch that are all presented at the SIHH 2012 watch show in Geneva.) VC plans to add a new plant to its watchmaking facility inGeneva. Thus, the brand’s capacity will be increased to 21,000 watches next year and to about 30,000 pieces between 2015 and 2017.
Besides, the Swiss watchmaker which is a part of Cie. Financiere Richemont SA (CFR), the world’s second-largest luxury-goods corporation, intends to enlarge its sales network of 29 stores worldwide by opening about eight new boutiques during the year. Among cities that will get the Vacheron Constantin’s boutique areParisandMacau.
Richemont Group owns some of the world’s most renowned brands in the field of luxury goods, such as Cartier, Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Van Cleef & Arpels, Piaget, IWC, Panerai and Montblanc.