|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||Tiffany & Co.|
|Tiffany & Co. was incorporated in New York in 1868. It is a holding company that operates all business through its subsidiary companies. The Company’s main subsidiary is Tiffany and Company which is a jeweler and specialty retailer of fine jewelry. The Company’s main product category is jewelry. It offers selection of TIFFANY & CO. brand jewelry at a range of prices. Designs are developed by employees, suppliers, independent designers and independent “named” designers. The Company also sells timepieces, sterling silver goods, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances, personal accessories and leather goods. The Company regularly advertises in newspapers and magazines, and also increasingly through digital media, and periodically conducts product marketing events. The Company also engages in a program of media activities and retail marketing events to maintain consumer awareness of the Brand and TIFFANY & CO. products. Tiffany has been the sole licensee for jewelry designed by Elsa Peretti and bearing her trademark since 1974. Tiffany produces jewelry and silver goods in New York, Rhode Island and Kentucky, and silver hollowware in New Jersey. Other subsidiaries of the Company process cut and polish diamonds at facilities outside the U.S. The Company’s reportable segments are: Americas, Asia-Pacific, Japan, and Europe. Americas segment includes U.S, Mexico, Canada and South America. Asia-Pacific includes China, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, Singapore, Macau and Malaysia. Europe includes the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Ireland and the Netherlands. The Company has been doing business in these segments through retail sales by company-operated TIFFANY & CO. stores, internet and catalog sales through websites, and through SELECTIONS catalogs which are published four times per year; business-to-business sales in which business sales executives call on business clients, selling products drawn from the retail product line and items specially developed for the business market; and wholesale distribution in which Selected TIFFANY & CO. merchandise is sold to independent distributors for resale in markets. The designations TIFFANY® and TIFFANY & CO. ® are the main trademarks of Tiffany, as well as serving as trade names. The Company encounters competitions in all product lines in which the company is active, and it competes on the basis of brand reputation for quality products, customer service and merchandising.|
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