Ralph Lauren quietly shuttered its two-year-old 20,000-square-foot store last week. Other brands are expected to close boutiques in a city that has lost its luster for cash-rich mainland Chinese tourists.
The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.
December 8, 2016
• Nyima Pratten
China: ‘The Elephant in the Living Room’
BRUSSELS — The end of quotas on textiles and apparel in 2005 among World Trade Organization members could bring major economic changes to many parts of the world. For China, it poses great opportunity, but many other developing countries could...
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