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
Lars Nilsson, Hélène Hellsten Putting Swedish Design First
NEW YORK -- Modern Swedish design of the last century was influenced by Josef Frank, an Austrian transplant who created hundreds of unique fabric patterns. Now Lars Nilsson, the Swedish designer at the helm of that quintessentially American label,...
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