Amanda Gomez joined Reuters Breakingviews in January 2018. She previously held internships at CNN International and Argentina's Clarín newspaper. She has also worked as a business journalist at TheStreet.com covering the stock market and written about the food industry at trade publication The Food Institute. She completed her master’s degree at Columbia Journalism School in 2017 and has a bachelor’s in journalism and media studies from Rutgers University.
The luxury jewelry store reported a surprise slowdown in sales driven by all-important Chinese tourists. They’re still buying, just doing so at home. Currency changes and tariffs are partly to blame. Rivals have tripped by chasing tourist flows, but Tiffany is right to resist that urge.
Investors who take a bite of the plant-based meat maker could get a taste of rapid growth, top-notch leaders and a way to address the looming food crisis. But the company is restricting some shareholder rights and faces competition from traditional and fellow upstart firms alike.
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