at the moment I don't have time to scroll through 7 pages of Inc's article on Kobold, but IIRC in the past they were a private-label version of SINN watches from Germany.
Sinn has a solid rep. Check out the "Sales Corner" of Timezone.com
exporterSharing a Shake Weight W/ Cool Down Spritz feature with Will Brink on their way to a Celine Dion concert. . . but still a really solid dude.