Tiffany Weds Registry Partner

February 24, 2000

Tiffany Weds Registry Partner

Tiffany & Co., New York City, has entered into an exclusive partnership with (, an online gift registry based in San Francisco. Tiffany has also acquired a 5% share in

As part of the agreement, will develop and manage a wedding and gift registry for Tiffany, allowing consumers to create and edit registries at any Tiffany retail store in the U.S. Later this year, will manage an online registry and enable e-commerce for Tiffany at,'s wedding site. This would allow consumers to purchase a gift from Tiffany registries or a selection of Tiffany products on the site.

"The market for wedding registry gifts is substantial and growing," James E. Quinn, Tiffany's vice chairman said in a release. "We expect this alliance will enable Tiffany to achieve meaningful long-term growth in this area."'s other partners include, Crate & Barrel, Neiman Marcus, the Gap, Banana Republic and Williams-Sonoma.

- by Liz Smutko