• LVMH, the French luxury-products group, said its watches and jewelry group showed strong growth in the first half of 2005, with sales rising 12 percent. TAG Heuer watches were particularly strong in the United States and Asia. The company also cited Zenith and Chaumet.

  • Hublot has developed the sailing world’s first-ever corrected time positioning system for Wally Class yacht regattas. It enables them to see instantaneously the corrected position of yachts with different handicaps and their ranking on corrected time. It also makes it easier for spectators and TV viewers to follow yacht races. Hublot is the official timekeeper for all Wally Class regattas.

  • Daniel Mink has moved its U.S. offices to 901 Westpark Ave., Suite 2R, Ocean, NJ 07712; (732) 493-1291 or (800) 221-6465, fax (732) 493-1506.