Tiffany & Co.

American multinational luxury jewelry and specialty retailer

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

Tiffany & Company
Traded asNYSETIF
S&P 500 Component
IndustryJewelers, silversmiths
FoundedSeptember 18, 1837 (1837-09-18)
FounderCharles Lewis Tiffany, John B. Young
Headquarters727 Fifth Avenue
New York City, USA 10022
Area served
Key people
Michael J. Kowalski
Chairman [1]
Frederic Cumenal
CEO [2]
Total assetsIncrease US$3.79 billion (2013)[3]
Total equityIncrease US$2.32 billion (2013)[3]
Number of employees
10,600 (2014)[4]
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 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]

Related pagesEdit


  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". 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". Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  7. "Tiffany & Co. For The Press | About Tiffany & Co. | Tiffany & Co. History | United States". Retrieved 2015-08-01.
  8. "CUSHION CUT Archives". Awegirls. Retrieved 2015-08-01.

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