Tiffany to open its first store in Brazil

Tiffany & Co. plans to open a store in Sao Paulo, Brazil in May, 2001. The new store will occupy approximately 4,600 square feet in the Iguatemi Shopping Center located at 2232 Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima. The store will be operated by Tiffany-Brasil Ltda., a subsidiary of Tiffany & Co. International, Tiffany officials said.

The store will feature architectural elements of the famous TIFFANY & CO. New York flagship store, including the signature granite facade, cherry wood interiors and stainless steel detailing on the showcases and vitrines. A broad range of the company’s designs will be offered, including the new Lucida(TM) engagement ring; diamond and 18k gold jewelry; the exclusive designs of Paloma Picasso and Jean Schlumberger; and an assortment of timepieces, gifts, and fragrances.

‘The Iguatemi Shopping Center is one of Sao Paulo’s most prestigious shopping destinations,’ James E. Quinn, vice chairman, Tiffany & Co., said in a statement. ‘Opening in Sao Paolo is an excellent opportunity for Tiffany and we look forward to serving customers in Brazil with the wide range of timeless designs and customer services we offer.’