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
Denim Dish: Wrangling Wendy
When Wrangler Western Wear set out to woo the designer Wendy Mullin for its fall 2004 line, it had an unusual hurdle to overcome — executives at the company had to convince her that they weren’t pulling her leg.
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