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Chanel sues watch retailer Tourneau over breach of contract

Chanel claims Tourneau was pressured into closing a boutique by Cartier officials

Chanel and Cartier watches may both be pretty, but the litigation involving the two sides and a common watch retailer sure is ugly.

Chanel Inc. has sued Tourneau for breach of contract after the retailer shut down a Chanel boutique in its main Manhattan “TimeMachine” location earlier this year. Chanel also named watchmaker Cartier, owned by Switzerland-based Cie. Financiere Richemont SA, as a defendant in the suit.

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