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We build fashion and lifestyle brands. Our team builds and develops brands that embrace change. Through our brands, we bring the timeless truths of youth culture to life. Our brands offer fashion forward, quality watches at an accessible price to meet the growing demands of young consumers. 

We are
Watch Experts—Inventors
Designers—Creators
Innovators—Explorers—Renegades
Storytellers—Artists—Makers


ABOUT US

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WE BUILD FASHION & LIFESTYLE BRANDS

Our team builds and develops brands that embrace change. Through our brands, we bring the timeless truths of youth culture to life. Our brands offer fashion forward, quality watches at an accessible price to meet the growing demands of young consumers.

The Grand Time umbrella currently holds two brands, each with a unique profile and target consumer. Both brands are built around stories that are natural extensions of the overarching Grand Time theme of NeverStop. We also engage with fashion retailers to develop unique product offerings for their brands, as part of our private label services.

We are continually exploring what is new, and what is next and are dedicated to developing brands that reflect the moment, with an eye towards the future. Our team embodies the lifestyles of our audience, giving us insight to help develop an array of products that are surprising and fashionably relevant.

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WE HAVE BIG, BOLD, AMBITIOUS GOALS

We want the world to know Grand Time.
For our outstanding products. For our innovative brands.
For our cream-of-the-crop service.

WE WANT TO KEEP MOVING

in constant evolution and change.
With the tides of culture. With our audiences. With the world around us.

OUR MISSION IS

to provide the next generation of fashion lovers with stylish,
lifestyle products that inspire, excite, and defy expectations.

OUR PRODUCTS ARE STATE OF THE ART

Our products reflect who we are and the life we live. We travel to the four corners of the world in a relentless pursuit of sourcing the best partners to collaborate with, and the best materials to create with. We design watches to serve a fast paced ever-changing market. Our products are state of the art, reflecting our audience’s appetite for what’s new and what’s next.


OUR TEAM

Our team is the heart of Grand Time. We harness our group’s creativity and expertise to build and run each of our brands. Our diverse team of many talents does it all: research, product design, 3D modeling, sourcing, quality control, merchandising, marketing, sales, customer service, and more.

Our team embraces diversity, ideas, passion and ingenuity. We have a no ego and no complacency policy. We look at the big picture and pay attention to the small details. We focus, we sweat and persevere, we imagine and create. We have big dreams and ambitious goals. We laugh a lot. And we grow. As people and as a team. 


THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT

We are a family company. In 1950, our 1st generation of family entrepreneurs took a risk and started selling wristwatch bands and smuggled Swiss watches to an untapped market in India. The business eventually moved to Dubai, went legit and the foundation of Grand Time was laid. 

Now based in the USA, we are building on the past and growing a business that combines our roots with our passions. Watch trading has evolved to a renewed focus on brand building and product design. As we look to the future, our vision is to create a house of brands and a culture that will blossom, last and live on for generations to come.

Our—History
1950Abdul Meghani starts selling watch bands in India. A business is born...
1952Abdul and his brother, Noorali Meghani are smuggling and selling Favre-Leuba and Edox Swiss watches. A little boldness goes a long way.
1968Abdul opens 4 watch retail shops in Dubai. Legitimacy goes a long way too.
1984Abdul's son, Akber Meghani takes on distribution of Casio Watches in Pakistan, becoming the lead distributor in the region.
1990Akber moves to Dallas and begins trading and distributing brand name watches in the Texas region. Times of change.
2005Akber officially starts Grand Time. A new era begins.
2006Akber's son and daughter, Amir and Shabeena join Grand Time. Doubling the employee team.
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2007Amir & Shabeena steer the business from watch trading towards own-brand creation.
2007Grand Time's first brand, JBW is established. A bold step in building a house of brands.
Exploring
2008Brand #2, Breda ticks to life. Breda's fast fashion style puts a stake in the ground propelling Grand Time to become a leader in the fashion watch space.
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2013Amir & Shabeena take the lead at Grand Time. Eyes on the future.

INSIDE GRAND TIME