Archive for August, 2010

Steinhausen at the Atlanta Jewelry Show

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Steinhausen was at the Atlanta Jewelry Show earlier this month, exhibiting our affordable luxury watches, watch winders, and watch/jewelry boxes. The show had a good energy, and it was nice to talk with our fellow exhibitors about the trends we are all seeing in the jewelry industry (especially in this economy).

We met with dozens of stores and retailers from around the Southeast region of the United States. Each had an interested story about how the different areas are performing in this economy. Most were very optimistic about the coming year, and you should be finding Steinhausen available in more retail stores in the region over the coming months.

Steinhausen Booth at the 2010 Atlanta Jewelry Show

Steinhausen Booth at the 2010 Atlanta Jewelry Show

It’s one thing to see the pictures of our handsome products on our website and on partner websites like SkyMall.com, but to be able to place one of our affordable, luxurious watches on your wrist elevates the Steinhausen experience to a whole other level. We know you you’ll enjoy the watch so much, you won’t want to be without it when you walk out of the store. Of course, that’s also why we offer a 60 return policy on anything purchased through our website. If you don’t like the product for any reason, you can return it for a full refund of the purchase price of the product.

Quality Assurance Beyond Any Other Watch Winder Manufacturer

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

In November 2008, Steinhausen was purchased by a watch and men’s fashion enthusiast! It was right before the 2008 holiday season, and the primary goal was to ensure that the existing Steinhausen products were available aplenty. After the holiday season, the mission of Steinhausen was to revamp the product offering with additional accessories and even a couple of new watches for the holiday season of 2009.

The focus in 2010 has been service and product quality. The Internet makes a lot of information available quickly and easily. There’s no question that Steinhausen products are widely sold on the Internet, in SkyMall, and dozens of other print publications around the United States. You can even find Steinhausen in several small retail stores through North America. Broad availability doesn’t mean anything if a company doesn’t stand by its products.

We launched our first ever watch winder with a lifetime guarantee on the motor earlier this year. And I’m pleased to announce that we are adding to that collection of lifetime guarantee watch winders. We now have a quad watch winder with lifetime guarantee that just arrived in stock, and we have a dual watch winder on the way. The dual watch winder comes with a twist though! You’ll be able to upgrade the winder cylinders to dual watch holders, allowing you to wind four watches with just two motors. If you’re on a tight budget for a quality watch winder with a lifetime guarantee, the new dual models (coming in October) will be the best option for you!

We are committed to the quality of our products. Just a few short months ago, we started implementing a quality assurance process in our main Valencia, California warehouse. This warehouse is the starting point for all Steinhausen products distributed through out North America. To ensure that only true prime products are being shipped by Steinhausen, we implemented a manual quality check at our primary warehouse.

Every watch winder is hand inspected by our QA team. Each motor is checked for noise, movement quality and settings reliability. The wood shells are inspected for cracks, scratches or other damage. The metal hinges are inspected for any corrosion, scratches, or blemishes. The PU leather and felt lining are inspected to any cuts, stains, or blemishes. After each winder is inspected, it is repacked, sealed, and given a Steinhausen Quality Seal letting you know that your winder has been hand inspected in the United States.

This process can delay the availability of new products and products that were on back order, but it helps us ensure that you receive only the best quality product from Steinhausen. Whether you buy direct from us or purchase from one of our many partners like Amazon, Shoebuy, Hammacher Schlemmer, Heartland America, SkyMall, and scores of others, you can rest assured you are receiving premium affordable luxury.

Steinhausen Displays at the JA in New York

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

We all love a good looking watch, and nothing can be more painful than waiting for a watch you really want to arrive in the mail. We’ve been working hard at making Steinhausen watches and winders available at fine retail stores through out the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Traveling around the country to different jewelry and watch shows, joining watch guilds and jewelry associations, and getting the word out are all part of our effort to make sure that Steinhausen is available to your favorite local jeweler or watch store.

In late June, Steinhausen participated in the JA show in New York at the stunning Javits Center in Midtown West. The responses ranged from: “I’ve seen you guys everywhere” to “Aren’t you those guys in that magazine on the airplane?” (SkyMall). We had a good time at the show, meeting new customers, chatting with old customers, and meeting our fellow watch manufacturers.

Steinhausen Booth at JA New York

Steinhausen Booth at JA New York