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
Donna’s “Urban Zen”: Her Vision for Well-being
Donna Karan, philanthropist. That's how the designer would like to be remembered one day, so for the last three months, Karan has channeled much of her time and energy into realizing one of her longtime dreams - the creation of the Urban Zen initiative.
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