Q&A: Watches of Switzerland CEO Brian Duffy on why the UK is missing out on tourist shoppers

Brian Duffy

Source: Beth Walsh

Retail Week speaks to Watches of Switzerland chief executive Brian Duffy about the detrimental impact of tourist tax, the luxury retailer’s secret to success and its international expansion plans in the pipeline

Watches of Switzerland earlier reported a year of strong revenue and profitability, as well as its “excellent progress” as it enters the 2024 financial year “significantly ahead of schedule”.

After delivering another strong set of financial results, Duffy sat down with Retail Week to discuss how the UK is “missing out” on tourists in the country, London’s West End recovery and its international plans for the future.

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