Jaideep Sen is a Chennai-based journalist. He is the former Managing Editor of Time Out Bangalore and has spent many years writing copy in the advertising industry.
In the second of our two-part series, we visit the spiritual home of the brand to get a sense of the legacy that this watch brand leaves behind. For one, few other companies can speak of leaving behind a colony of unemployed workers so large, it might overshadow an African war zone.March 09, 2017
What happens when a brand dies? HMT Watches, India’s government owned watch company sold more than a 100 million watches before it shut its factories in 2016. It was once a symbol of a rapidly industrializing India, but what is the legacy it leaves behind today?March 09, 2017