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Tiffany on Poor Sales at Iconic Store: Blame Trump

Cites 'election-related activity' near flagship store

(Newser) - Having the president-elect as a neighbor isn't all sunshine and roses, according to Tiffany, which appears to partly blame Donald Trump for its poor US sales over the last three months. Tiffany actually saw a 1% boost in worldwide sales to $949.3 million in Q3—the company's... More »

Tiffany Is Back With a New Album

'A Million Miles' is out in the spring

(Newser) - Gen Xers still riding the high of a new Star Wars flick have another item of nostalgia to look forward to: a new Tiffany album. Yes, the former teen star of "I Think We're Alone Now" fame is back, now age 44, with A Million Miles. "I'... More »

Tiffany Sues Costco for Billions Over Fake Rings

Costco allegedly sold hundreds of rings falsely claiming they were Tiffany

(Newser) - Costco has been hit by a potentially multi-billion-dollar lawsuit by Tiffany, as the luxury goods company claims the giant retailer sold hundreds, if not thousands, of diamond engagement rings labeled as Tiffany—which they weren't, reports Reuters . Tiffany was told by a customer in November that rings in a... More »

Gingrich Had Second $1M Tab at Tiffany's

Family's bling appetite up to $1.5M

(Newser) - A half-million-dollar line of credit apparently wasn't large enough to satisfy the Gingrich family's bling appetite. It turns out Newt and wife Callista had a second line of credit at Tiffany's worth close to $1 million, a spokesman has revealed. The second million-dollar tab was revealed yesterday... More »

Newt's Account Is Paid Off: Tiffany

But there are still lots of unanswered questions, writes Glenn Kessler

(Newser) - Newt Gingrich's "Tiffany Time Account" has a zero balance, and all his payments to the jeweler “were made in a timely manner,” a rep tells the Washington Post . In his Fact Checker column, Glenn Kessler digs into exactly what that means (with apologies for "dealing... More »

8 Comebacks to Watch in 2010

Blossom, Urkel, Kelly Kapowski, and more—they're all back

(Newser) - Sure, Britney Spears staged an amazing comeback last year—but that's nothing compared with the sure-to-be-epic return of Tiffany, coming to (country) music charts this year. The Frisky singles out eight former household names returning in 2010:
  • Mayim Bialik: Better known as “Blossom” from the eponymous TV show, she
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Tiffany's Little Blue Box Keeps Recession Out

Although new cases tout "Items for under $750"

(Newser) - Amid the global economic downturn, one American institution stands strong: Tiffany & Co. “Tiffany is as American as guns,” writes Cintra Wilson for the New York Times. “Tiffany has always managed to navigate the dark spells of the economic cycle. It has survived the Civil War, two... More »

Bailed-Out Bank Drops Millions on LA Golf Bash

$1.6B recipient sponsors open, hosts parties, concerts

(Newser) - A bank that got $1.6 billion in federal bailout cash lived it up last week in Los Angeles with luxe parties and concerts as it sponsored a PGA golf tournament, TMZ reports. Northern Trust flew hundreds of workers and clients to LA to stay in swanky hotels, eat classy... More »

Dow Ends Down Month Up 102

(Newser) - Stocks gained today despite retailers' dour holiday prospects, because the market has already priced in much of the bad news, MarketWatch reports. Amid very light trading, the Dow gained 102.43 points to close at 8,829.04, extending its positive streak into a fifth day. "There's a bit... More »

Tiffany Presses eBay to Police Forgeries

Showdown may force online auctioneer to monitor—at a big cost

(Newser) - A legal battle between Tiffany & Co and eBay could change the face of online auctioneering forever, the Wall Street Journal reports. The jeweler says eBay should be responsible for checking its millions of listings for counterfeit goods, while eBay maintains that it's up to the trademark holder to flag... More »

Dow Tanks on Consumer Woes

Index nosedives after more bad news about spending

(Newser) - The Dow plunged 246.79 points to 12,606.30 today as investors, worried about consumer spending, fled retailers and credit-card issuers. Analysts are concerned the mortgage crisis has finally hit pocketbooks, hurting credit, jobs, and public confidence, the Wall Street Journal reports.The Nasdaq slid 48.58 to close... More »

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