Company history

  • 23rd of March 1994 – the foundation of company “RIPPOL”

    1994

    -registration of trade mark “LAIKS”;

    -start of cooperation with watch company “CASIO COMPUTER CO., Ltd.”;

    -start of cooperation with watch company “ORIENT WATCH CO., Ltd.”;

    -opening of company store “CASIO” at 35 Terbatas street;

    1995

    -opening of salon “LAIKS” at 35 Valnu street

    1996

    -delegation of company “RIPPOL” visited the international watch exhibition “BASELWORLD” for a first time;

    -opening of salon “LAIKS” at 63 Dzirnavu street in October 1996;

    -opening of service centre “LAIKS”;

    -start of cooperation with watch company “RAYMOND WEIL”;

    1997

    -start of cooperation with watch company “SEIKO WATCH CORPORATION”;

    1998

    -opening of company store “SEIKO” at 32 Kr.Barona street in April 1998;

    -start of cooperation with company “Linstow” – opening of salon “LAIKS” in first shopping centre of Latvia “Mols” in September 1998;

    2001

    -opening of salon “LAIKS” in shopping park “Alfa” in June 2001;

    2002

    -company “RIPPOL” becomes the official distributor of “SEIKO” watches in Latvia;

    -opening of salon “LAIKS” in shopping centre “Centrs” in November 2002;

    2003

    -start of cooperation with watch company “MAURICE LACROIX”;

    -opening of salon “Il Tempo di Moda” in shopping centre “Domina Shopping” in September 2003;

    -new direction is opened. Assortment of “LAIKS” and “Il Tempo di Moda” watch salons is supplemented by exclusive jewellery collections;

    2006

    -company “RIPPOL” receives a title “Distributor of the year” from company “SEIKO WATCH CORPORATION”;

    -opening of salon “Il Tempo di Moda” in shopping centre “Centrs”;

    -start of cooperation with watch company “PERRELET”;

    2007

    -company “RIPPOL” becomes the official distributor of “FREDERIQUE CONSTANT” watches in Latvia;

    -presentation of exclusive products of Swiss jewellery House “FURRER JACOT” in July 2007;

    -start of cooperation with watch company “Montres LOUIS ERARD S.A.”. Company “RIPPOL” becomes the official distributor of “LOUIS ERARD” watches in Latvia;

    2010

    -new design of “LAIKS” has been worked out. Exclusive combination of valuable wood adds to outlook the notes of respectability and strict elegance;

    -opening of salon “LAIKS” in shopping centre “Galleria Riga” in November 2010;

    -start of cooperation with watch company “TAG HEUER”;

    2011

    -company “RIPPOL” receives a title “Distributor of the year” from company “SEIKO WATCH CORPORATION”;

    -renewed interior of salon “LAIKS” in shopping centre “Domina Shopping”;

    -renewed interior of salon “LAIKS” in shopping centre “Galerija Centrs”;

    -presentation of exclusive products of jewellery House “HULCHI BELLUNI” in July 2011;

    2012

    -renewed interior of salon “LAIKS” in shopping park “Alfa”;

    -within the global presentation company “RIPPOL” introduced in Latvia “SEIKO ASTRON” watches! Sensation in the world of watch art! Precise time in any spot of Earth!

    -start of cooperation with French House “S.T.Dupont”;

    2013

    -company “RIPPOL” becomes the official distributor of “ORIS” watches in Latvia;

    -our team in cooperation with best Latvian designers has opened the new color code! The new concept has been introduced – salons “Laiks Avenue”;

    -opening of salon “Laiks Avenue” in shopping centre “Origo” in April 2013;

    -opening of salon “Laiks Avenue” in shopping centre “Galleria Riga” in June 2013;

    -new name of salon “Laiks de Luxe” in shopping centre “Galleria Riga” in September 2013;

    2014

    -start of cooperation with watch company Baume & Mercier;

    -start of cooperation with company Montegrappa.

         

    To be continued ...