Tiffany & Co.

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Tiffany & Company
Type Public
Traded as NYSETIF
S&P 500 Component
Industry Jewelers, silversmiths
When it was created September 18, 1837 (1837-09-18)
People who started it Charles Lewis Tiffany, John B. Young
Headquarters 727 Fifth Avenue
New York City, USA 10022
Area served Worldwide
Key people Michael J. Kowalski
Chairman [1]
Frederic Cumenal
CEO [2]
Total assets Increase US$3.79 billion (2013)[3]
Total equity Increase US$2.32 billion (2013)[3]
Employees 10,600 (2014)[4]
Website tiffany.com
The Tiffany Yellow Diamond, a 128-carat stone cut in a modified cushion-shape featuring 90 facets instead of the 57 or 58 of a standard brilliant cut. The stone, discovered in 1878, has never been sold.

Tiffany & Company (better known as Tiffany or Tiffany's) is an American luxury goods company. Their main store is in New York City.

Tiffany sells jewelry, sterling silver, china, crystal, perfumes, watches and personal accessories, as well as some leather goods.[5] Many of these goods are sold through direct-mail as well as at Tiffany stores. Tiffany is particularly known for its diamond jewelry. Tiffany markets itself as an judge of taste and style.[6]

Founded in New York City in 1837,[7] the store sold a wide variety of items as "Tiffany, Young and Ellis" in Manhattan. The name was shortened to Tiffany & Company in 1853 when Charles Tiffany took control. He established the firm's emphasis on jewelry.[8]

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  1. Tiffany & Co (TIF) annual SEC income statement filing via Wikinvest
  2. "Tiffany & Co. - Tiffany's Michael Kowalski to Retire as CEO in 2015; Frederic Cumenal, President, Named as Successor". Investor.tiffany.com. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Tiffany & Co (TIF) annual SEC balance sheet filing via Wikinvest
  4. "SEC Form 10-K". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 2014-01-31. Retrieved 2014-10-31.
  5. Cohen, Patricia. "Tiffany_and_co". The New York Times.
  6. "History of Tiffany & Company – FundingUniverse". Fundinguniverse.com. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  7. "Tiffany & Co. For The Press | About Tiffany & Co. | Tiffany & Co. History | United States". Press.tiffany.com. Retrieved 2015-08-01.
  8. "CUSHION CUT Archives". Awegirls. Retrieved 2015-08-01.

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