In a surprise move, LVMH made an unsolicited $14.5 billion offer for Tiffany and Company. Confirming that the offer has been made, LMVH said in a statement that its discussions are still in the early stages and that there is no assurance that an agreement will be reached. According to Reuters, this initial offer valued […]
Tiffany and Company is still a work in progress, but its leadership is confident it has a strategic plan in place that will lead it to prosper over the long term. Tiffany’s 2019 Q1 results disappointed, with worldwide sales declining 3% to $1 billion and comparable sales off 5%. Net earnings disappointed too, down 12% from […]
Tiffany’s holiday jewelry sales disappoint. A look at new product introductions and why they may not be connecting with the luxury customers Tiffany’s needs to reach.
Tiffany & Company recently delivered some happy news to its stakeholders. Following a strong two-month holiday season, when net sales increased 8%, the company posted a full year sales increase of 4% to reach $4,2170m worldwide. Each of Tiffany’s global reporting markets grew, with the exception of Japan (-1%), though in both Asia-Pacific and Europe comparable store […]
Earlier this month Wall Street Journal published a front-page story on Tiffany, entitled “Tiffany Hunts For A Way Back to ‘Cool’” which largely attributed its current crisis to one of leadership. Much of the blame was laid at the feet of past-CEO Frederic Cumenal, who joined the company in 2011 from LVMH Moët Hennessey where he ran […]