Luxury goods attract everyone and this company is the oldest online retailers in this business presenting out the new range of luxury watches and other goods. The company is working since 1997 under the ownership of Luxi Group, LLC and is headquartered on 5th Avenue, New York City.
As a retailer they started their online business in 1999 in Houston, Texas under Rob Shaw and initial name Newwatch Company, Inc. that was later changed to Ashford. The company was the first to start such a business on online platform and for this they were listed on NASDAQ under the symbol ASFD which was underwritten by Goldman Sachs.
They initially launched out their site featuring Microsoft’s E-Wallet technology with other participants which include Amazon.com and eBay to sell out outlet watches. They have also acquired certain ventures like Timezone.com, Jasmin.com and Guild.com to expand its extent in business. In 2001, it was acquired by GSI Commerce then was sold to Odimo Inc, in 2003 finally bought by Luxi Group the present owners in 2007.
What they offer?
They have watches and other items from world’s most renowned brands such as Ebel, Corum, Rado, Gucci, Fossil, Baume & Mercier, Movado, Cartier, Breitling, International Watch Company and many more on the list. They follow the below written points to offer guarantee to their customers with quality assurance;
• Free of any serial number tampering
• 100% genuine and authentic
• Protected by two year extensive warranty
• Original box and original packing with owner’s guide while shipping
Aside from this they offer items at genuine prices and find you the best pieces with best services with in-stock. Now they have an international community of over 1,000,000 customers since 1997 which are satisfied and are located in Asia with centers in Hong Kong, Beijing, Taiwan and others.
How much they charge for international shipping?
They offer UPS Express International Service in many countries with a fee ranging from $14.95 to $59.95. These international shipping’s are considered as final sale and doesn’t come under return policy.
The site has received the honour of being among the largest web merchants in the United States after getting ranked at 323 position on Internet Retailer Top 500 list in 2012.