Watch Market Review
HOME Home CONTACT Contact



 

Luminox Advt
Hautlence
 
WMR - May 2011

Features

Swiss International & Novelties International

Capturing Nepal’s vast potential


And in heritage steeped modern city, began a journey of time that started 45 years ago with a self-made entrepreneur with a lot of vision and ambition. Shambhu Dayal Jhunjhunwala and Sohan Jhunjhunwala started their tryst with the watch business more than 4 decades ago. They started Novelties International 38 years ago and Swiss International, their existing showroom for watches, clocks and accessories is more than 20 years old. Shambhu Dayal Jhunjhunwala is an influential businessman in Nepal being part of several industry bodies and committees including the Nepal Britian Chamber of Commerce, Nepal France Chamber of Commerce & Nepal Korea Chamber of Commerce. They are authorised distributors for renowned brands such as Corum, Titoni, Olma, Enicar, Mont Blanc and retailers for Omega and Longines. They also showcase Leatherman, Bushnell, Nalgene, SIGG+ Maglite, Led Lenser, Zippo, Hubert Herr (Cuckoo Clocks) and Wenger amongst others. Today, Gen-next family scions such as Raj K. Jhunjhunwala (son of Shambhu Dayal) have taken over the reins of the business and Pankaj Jhunjhunwala (son of Sohan) is completing his MSc IB and GDP from UK. They are expanding it to take it to the next level. The new showroom, which opened in April 2011, is located in Kingsway, which is the posh zone of the city. The existing Swiss International is located in Ratna Plaza, 1st Floor, Dharma Path, New Road, Kathmandu, Nepal (Tel.no. 009 771 4220190, 4244674 Fax: 009 771 4221150 Email: swissintl@wlink.com.np)