Japanese legend Citizen is back in Turkey!

Japanese legend Citizen is back in Turkey!
03 March 2020

One of the most important watch brands, Japanese legend Citizen stepped into the Turkish market with the assurance of Arıkan Saat.


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ISTANBUL (TR) - Citizen, one of the largest watch manufacturers in the world, has signed a distributorship agreement for the Turkish market with Arikan Saat, which has brought its products together with consumers at more than 3,500 sales points in more than 50 countries since 1985. Citizen, which left the market a while ago, stepped into the Turkish market with the agreement.

Arikan Saat Vice-President of the Board Serdar Arikan announced the agreement and said, “We are pleased that citizen has been offered for sale again in Turkey. This important brand was among the most sold watch brands in Turkey in the 90s. Citizen is one of the few” watch machine " manufacturers worldwide. Japan is second in the market with a 34 percent share. It is sold in nearly a hundred countries worldwide. Such a strong brand, the Japanese legend, with existing models will be available in select watchmakers from 2020 onwards.”

Firsts in the world of watches!

Born in Japan and one of the best watch brands in the world, Citizen stands out in the watch world with many firsts it has developed. Launching the world's first electronic battery watch in 1967, Citizen developed a durable diving watch up to 1,300 meters in 1982. The brand, which developed the first multi-region radio control clock in 1993, added the first hybrid watch that operated with light and motion power to its product portfolio in 1998.

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About Arıkan Saat

Arıkan Saat, which carries out the design, production and worldwide sales operations of its own brands from Istanbul; It exports Turkish design watches to more than 50 countries. The company, which has 3 thousand domestic and 2 thousand foreign sales points today, has been included in BaselWorld, the world's largest watch and jewelery fair, with luxury brands for the past 7 years.