Geneva, September 2010 – Frederique Constant Geneve celebrates record first half 2010: 38% growth compared to first half 2009 and 15% increase against first half 2008.
Frederique Constant is proud to announce a sales growth of 38% for the first six months of 2010, in comparison with 2009. Sales in the first six months of 2010 were 15% higher than sales in first half of 2008. “We have seen a significant increase in activity across all of our regions in the first half of 2010.”, says Peter Stas, Founder and CEO of Frederique Constant. Russia and Japan returned to sales growth. Strong growth continues in North America and Asia. Europe keeps its solid position in the sales charts. In view of our intensive programs of promotional activities and new product launches, sales growth should continue to accelerate for rest of the year”, says Peter Stas. Over the past twelve years Frédérique Constant has experienced a growth rate of 20-35% per year, increasing its annual production to over 100.000 timepieces in 2010.
“We are proud to have reached our best first semester ever, and it proves that our product proposition – Accessible Luxury – continues to havegreat potential. The initial concept behind the brand was to create Swiss Made, high quality and innovative watches at sensible prices. Still today, it is this mission that drives our passion. We would like to take the opportunity to thank our worldwide partners for their continuous support to Frederique Constant”, says Peter Stas.
With continued stable sell-out in most areas in Europe and rapid expansion in North America and Asia, Frederique Constant expects a strong result for the second half of 2010. Through a very consistent growth rate over the past twelve years, the Geneva based brand has taken a solid position within the Swiss watch industry.