Tiffany & Co. reported a 19 percent jump in first-quarter earnings, buoyed by strength in the Asia-Pacific and in Europe, which offset weakness in the U.S.
For the three months ended April 30, earnings reached $64.4 million, or 50 cents a diluted share, from $54.1 million, or 39 cents, in last year's quarter. The results were 25 percent above analysts' expectations of earnings of 40 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?"