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
Free Trader Gibbons to Take Over Helm of House Ways and Means Committee
WASHINGTON -- With the indictment Tuesday of House Ways and Means Committee chairman Dan Rostenkowski (D., Ill.) on 17 felony counts, one of the most prominent free traders in Congress ascends to lead the powerful committee.
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