Movado Group Inc. said Tuesday that stronger watch sales and a tax benefit bolstered its second-quarter profit 55.6 percent. The Paramus, NJ-based watch vendor raised its full-year guidance above Wall Street’s expectations, sending shares up 4 percent to $41.99 Tuesday.
For the quarter ended July 31, Movado posted earnings of $12.5 million, or 48 cents a diluted share, versus year-ago income of $8.2 million, or 32 cents a share.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"