Michael Jordan, Giannis Antetokounmpo lift luxury watch start-up WatchBox to valuation nearing $1 billion
Michael Jordan has six NBA championship rings. He also likes watches.
The pre-owned watch platform bets on the rise of independent brands and the appeal of physical stores, as it tours the world with more than 100 timepieces.
The 1916 Company unites WatchBox with Govberg, Radcliffe, and Hyde Park Jewelers to form leading global destination for collectors.
WatchBox, the global leading luxury watch e-commerce platform has seen earnings rise 25% as Covid drives watch lovers online. WatchBox’s technology-enabled platform is able to serve the global luxury watch community without the constraints of traditional retail.