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
A caption for a photo of a bra and panties set at the Salon International de la Lingerie in Paris, at the bottom of page 8, Feb. 3, misidentified the vendor. The foundations are from the Sensual group by Hanro, a Swiss firm.
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