Tic Watches Blog

06/10/2020

What is the ‘Eco-Drive’ in Citizen Watches?

In today’s world, watch batteries seem to be a constant hassle with life expectancies lasting anywhere from 2 months to 2 years. Not to mention the excessive waste produced and added fees in constant replacements. Whether you are trying to be more environmentally friendly or just looking for alternatives to traditional models, you may have heard the term ‘Eco-Drive’ in Citizen watches. But what exactly is Eco-Drive technology, and why does almost every Citizen timepiece use it? Environmental Sustainability As a brand, Citizen pride themselves in their efforts into making... Read More

How to make to boost your productivity by hacking your body clock

If you need several cups of coffee in the morning before you can function at work, then you’re not alone. We surveyed people from all over the nation to reveal the time of day that Brits feel most productive and it turns out that most of us don’t feel at our best until almost lunchtime at 11:54am! When it comes to creativity, morning is the best time to think outside the box, as 10-11am (15%) and 11am-12pm (11%) are the most inventive hours. On average, women are most creative slightly... Read More

UV levels of the UK’s 50 most popular holiday destinations

How do you choose where you go on holiday? Most people will think about the weather, what there is to do and maybe how family-friendly the place is. But few will think about UV levels, despite the potential harm they can do to our health. Our latest research revealed the UV levels of the 50 countries Brits visited the most in 2019. The scale runs from 1 to 12, with anything over six meaning that your skin and eyes can be damaged if you’re not wearing the correct sun cream... Read More

25/06/2020
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Holiday hounds – 20 summer-loving pets wearing sunglasses

With summer officially here and a heatwave sweeping across the country, many of us will be reaching for our sunglasses, but it appears that pets are getting in on action too. That’s why we ran a competition to find the most brilliant and hilarious photos of our furry friends wearing shades. Claire Burke, from Skipton, was crowned the winner of the competition for an adorable photo of Lily, her nine-year-old Whippet. For taking top spot, we’re sending Claire a brand new Tommy Hilfiger watch. Here are the top 20 entries... Read More

16/06/2020

Find the Perfect Men’s Sunglasses – Quiz

Sunglasses can complete any outfit, but finding the right pair can be difficult, especially when purchasing online. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Tell us some key things about your style and look and we’ll recommend the perfect features to look for in your next pair of mens sunglasses.

16/06/2020
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Find the Perfect Women’s Sunglasses – Quiz

Sunglasses can complete any outfit, but finding the right pair can be difficult, especially when purchasing online. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Tell us some key things about your style and look and we’ll recommend the perfect features to look for in your next pair of women’s sunglasses.

16/06/2020
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Quiz: discover the perfect sunglasses style for your face type

There’s lots to consider when choosing your next pair of sunglasses – brand, price, colour, for example. But have you thought about the best frame shape for your face type? Certain styles suit different face shapes, whether that is oval, square or diamond, and the right pair of sunglasses can really accentuate your best features. So which frame goes best with your style and shape? We’ve created a handy quiz that matches you with your perfect pair of sunglasses. Simply answer a few quick questions and we’ll show you the... Read More

Holiday Hounds – Competition Time

Holliday Hounds competition from Tic Watches, your chance to win a Tommy Hilfiger Watch, Tommy are insanely popular watches, the prize is subject to availability, all our watches shown on the tic watches website are in stock and included terms and conditions apply. View all our Tommy Hilfiger watches in stock here

14/05/2020

Asked and answered: 15 of the most Googled questions about time

Thanks to Google, we can find the answer to most questions at our fingertips, and for a lot of people, that includes finding out how long something will take. We’ve conducted research into some of the most searched for queries on time, and to help you find what you’re looking for, here are the answers: 1. How long does it take to get to the moon? It can take anywhere from several hours to over a year for spacecraft to travel the 380,000km to reach the moon1. This depends on... Read More

01/05/2020

How Brits are spending their time online in lockdown

It can be difficult to know how to spend all this extra time since the lockdown began, and it seems many are naturally turning to our old friend, the internet, for help – but how exactly are we spending that time online in comparison to before? We’ve conducted research using Google Trends data to reveal the online habits of the nation since the lockdown, to indicate how we’re all choosing to pass the time while staying home.  Online shopping With many people out of work or furloughed across the nation,... Read More