17 May 2024

Rolex's Exit from South Africa: What It Means for the Luxury Watch Industry

Rolex has shuttered its doors in South Africa, ending a crucial chapter for the luxury watchmaker in the region. Although its physical stores are now closed, customers can still buy and service Rolex watches through its official retail network. This decision likely stems from the rise of smartwatches, as younger generations lean towards tech-infused timepieces.