Tiffany said its fiscal second-quarter net income climbed a stronger than expected 16%, driven by strong sales in China.
The high-end jewellery company also boosted its full-year earnings forecast.
Tiffany is considered a bellwether for the luxury market and its performance is encouraging, given that many US retailers have reported disappointing profits and lowered expectations for the rest of the year.
Several upscale retailers including Saks, Ralph Lauren and Coach reported weak sales during the spring and early summer period.
The company, known for its blue boxes, earned $106.8m, or 83 cents per share, for the period ended July 31. A year earlier it earned $91.8m, or 72 cents per share.
Revenue for the New York company increased 4% to $925.9m from $886.6m, helped by strong performances from its statement and fine jewellery products.
The company said that Asia-Pacific sales climbed 20%, led by strong results in China. European sales rose 11%, buoyed by strength in the UK and most of continental Europe.
In the Americas, sales edged up 2% led by better sales at its flagship store in New York, but sales in Japan were dragged down by a weaker yen, falling 14%.
Revenue at stores open at least a year rose by 5% on growth in most regions. This metric is a key indicator of a retailer's health because it excludes results from stores recently opened