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TIFFANY & CO. saw net income for fiscal 2018 fall in large measure due to the effects of the recent federal tax overhaul, although same-store sales across the globe were flat on a constant-exchange rate basis. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/SARAH BLESENER

Tiffany declines after doldrums persist in most of the world

NEW YORK – Tiffany & Co. is still trying to regain its luster.The key metric of same-store sales at the 181-year-old jeweler missed analysts’...
L.L. BEAN HAS CUT BACK on its lifetime satisfaction guarantee, citing abuse of the policy. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SHIHO FUKADA

L.L. Bean eliminates its legendary lifetime returns policy

NEW YORK - For more than a century, L.L. Bean has offered lifetime returns on its products. Now, thanks to growing abuse of the program, the...
ACUSHNET CO. HAS SUED a parody knockoff brand for unfair competition, trademark infringement and dilution. /COURTESY ACUSHNET CO.

Titleist doesn’t find lewd golf parody funny

FAIRHAVEN - A golf-centric social media page had a hit on its hands when it started peddling hats mimicking the logo of Titleist, the golf equipment...
A LIST OF movies with toy lines coming out this year. / COURTESY BLOOMBERG

You can’t escape the movie toys this year

NEW YORK - Three giant yellow minions were bobbing to and fro at the New York Toy Fair last week, posing for photos with...
TIFFANY, THE 179-YEAR-OLD iconic American jewelry brand, is undertaking a reinvention under new Design Director Francesca Amfitheatrof, who joined the company in 2013. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KONRAD FIEDLER

Can Tiffany Design Director Francesca Amfitheatrof save the day?

NEW YORK - Police barricades still surrounded Tiffany’s flagship store a month after the presidential election, but the party inside, to celebrate a small...
DISNEY PRINCESS dolls are shown for sale. Frozen, in particular, was a winner on store shelves. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO

Disney’s quest to find the next Frozen

NEW YORK - Walt Disney Co.’s Frozen, a fantasy tale of a snow queen coming to grips with her icy powers, was a stunning...

Six things to watch for on Black Friday

NEW YORK - The frenzy is about to begin.Thanksgiving marks the starting line for America’s annual holiday shopping hysteria. Deal-hungry crowds will jam through...
HASBRO'S PIE FACE game helped boost sales for the company in the first quarter. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

One of the hottest toys these holidays was a Facebook star...

NEW YORK - Getting hit in the face with a pie makes for a great Facebook video.It’s that simple truth that’s helped turn Pie...
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