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
In Brief: White House On Textiles…Ann’s Logic…General Growth Grows
WHITE HOUSE ON TEXTILES: The Bush administration unveiled its second textile report to Capitol Hill lawmakers late Tuesday in an effort to show it has made some progress to improve conditions in the beleaguered textile industry, but the report...
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