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
Obituary: Stanley Lesser, 72, Designer Attorney
NEW YORK — Stanley C. Lesser, an attorney who was an early advocate of designers’ rights to their names, died at his New York home on Sunday. He was 72 and had a brain tumor, according to David Harrison, his partner in the firm of Lesser &...
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