Timex watches are manufactured by the Timex Group USA, which is the successor of Waterbury Clock Company. Timex is a very popular watch brand in the city of Dubai as they offer style along with affordability. The Waterbury Clock company was founded in 1854, to manufacture time pieces by using brass wheals. In those times, Waterbury Company was the largest producer and exporter of timepiece in the country. The company was also famous for manufacturing inexpensive and reliable mental clocks. In 1917, Waterbury introduced its first wristwatch in the market on the demand of the US army, which became popular among the civilian too because it was handy and durable. In 1950, the company introduced range of in expensive and reliable mechanical wristwatches by the name of Timex. Timex watches were extensively tested by the print media of that time and were rated among the toughest wristwatches as it passed all brutal tests like being wrapped around a turtle in a tank.
In 1960, the Timex brand name became common in the watch industry. Considering the success, the company introduced first women watch brand by the name of Cavatina. The main features that attracted large clientele were its stylish design and affordable prices. Timex watches kept on expanding because of technological advancement and introduced many other varieties like the first electric watches and the jeweled pieces. It was in 1970’s, when the company finally changed its name from Waterbury Clock Company to Timex.
Timex watches are available in wide range of variety like:
• Timex Ironman: The ironman range of Timex watches was introduced in 1986 to cater the needs of the sportsman. These watches were digital and water resistant with plastic bracelets. The main features of this watch included things like stop watch, timer and alarms. The success of this range allowed the company to introduce silver and stainless steel version of the watches.
• Timex expedition: This is the range of analog outdoor watches was introduced for people who like to measure their performance while working out. This range of watches have stainless steel case back and buckle. Moreover, these watches are also water resistant with luminescent hands. These timepieces are lightweight and are easy to operate. This series is further divided into categories like classic analog, military style, trail mate and Ws4.
• Timex weekender: This range of Timex watches was introduced for people who like to have casual, fashionable, yet affordable wristwatches. These watches give the perfect sophisticated look to its wearer. This range is further divided in to men classic weekender, men’s sports weekender, slip through weekender and women casual weekender. These watches are quite famous in a city like Dubai as they are stylish and elegant.
• Intelligent quartz: This range has the technological advancements along with sophistication. This range is widely available on all authorized Timex dealers in Dubai.
Timex watches are stylish and affordable and therefore, are preferred all over the world. Timex have many outlets in leading business centers of the world like in Dubai. The famous retailers of these watches in Dubai are located in location like Reef Mall, Mall of the Emirates and Dubai Mall. All these outlets in Dubai are the authorized dealer of Timex watches. These retailers in Dubai offer guaranteed Timex products to their customers.
Timex Watches is part of the American Timex group, which owns not only Timex but other prestigious designer and watch brands as well. Timex collection is sold in Dubai by the Rivoli Watches Group, one prominent watch retailer of Dubai.
Timex is currently the only American watch making company with American origins, which could make its brand accepted and highly appreciated. Timex Watches has a rich history under different names such as Waterbury Clock Company, Ingersoll Company, Times Watches Corporation or United States Watch Corporations. The watch company was found in the beginning of 1900s. Then, it went on going with mid-level capacity re-flourishing from 2008. The Timex Watches were originally found to battle the rates and quality of the highly expensive Swiss watches, which were even more expensive as import goods coming to the United States. Today, Timex conquers the market with special Timex watches with built-in GPS and heart rate sensor.
From 2009, Times is the official sponsor of the NFL League and for this reason has set up a special Times Performance Center. When in the honour of the 50th anniversary of Timex, the old style digital watch was re-released; it caused a large success, especially with the Jumbo editions with gold, silver or metallic finishes. The parent company of Timex in Europe is the Timex B.V based in Zug Switzerland. Together the Timex groups have acquired several different European and Intercontinental brands. Timex Watches today deals with several other brands’ watch lines such as Nautica, Opex, Guess, Salvatore Ferragamo timepieces, Valentino Timeless Watches, Versace and Versus lines. The brands own Timex watches are offered in several lines of collections, recently concentrating on the promotions of the three new lines: Timex Ironman, Timex Expedition, and Timex Style. The latter features the elegant items and the women’s collection. These watches look classy, really worth to mention together with the Swiss main brands, the more exclusive items decorated with diamonds, crystals and other coloured gemstones. Through Timex Style, you can get to the Timex classics collection featuring watches from the Forties until the Seventies’. These watches have really become iconic and very expensive among collectors and at auctions. The Ironman collection features sporty pieces, which include GPS, and a program called Global Trainer implemented in the watches. The Swiss chronograph watches having the same features and offering several helping features for explorers inspire the Expedition Timex watches.
Timex watches offer Women’s Timex Watches, Men’s Timex Watches, Youth Timex watches in their collection. In Dubai, you can get these great watches through the Dubai Rivoli Watches Store chain, the official dealer of Timex in Dubai. Rivoli has several shops all around Dubai and the United Arab Emirates with a rich selection of all sorts of brands such as Ck. D and G, Rado Switzerland or Timex watches.
In each bigger shopping centre, you can find the Timex watches in at least one Rivoli store. Rivoli has ordinary and prestige watch stores too. If you go to the Dubai Mall, Deira City Centre, BurJuman Shopping Centre or the Ibn Battuta Mall, you can find the best and newest editions of Timex watches and you will find them extra cheap in Dubai. However, take care with the income tax when you return to your country that applies about a previously stated sum.