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Business

Hong Kong Loses Ralph Lauren Flagship, Braces for More Closures

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.

clock 5hAmanda Kaiser and Tiffany Ap

Beauty

WWD Beauty Inc Honors the Industry’s Best for 2016

The 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.

clock 12hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

The decision could be a landmark ruling for Western brands in China.

clock 19hNyima Pratten

Hermès Puts Focus on Men’s Wear for Fall Season

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Overview

Luxury French brand emphasizes the strength and scope of its men’s offering.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Rag & Bone store on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood, California.

Designer and Luxury

Rag & Bone Opens California Store

At 9,000 square feet, the West Hollywood, Calif., location is second only to its Madison Avenue outpost in scope.

clock October 10, 2012Rachel Brown

Veronique Nichanian and Robert Chavez

Designer and Luxury

Hermès Puts Focus on Men’s Wear for Fall

Luxury French brand emphasizes the strength and scope of its men’s offering.

clock October 10, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

The Shopwittmore.com home page.

Designer and Luxury

Wittmore Launches With Premium Focus

Men’s marketing veteran Paul Witt has launched the new e-commerce site focusing on directional premium and contemporary brands.

clock October 10, 2012David Lipke

Human Resources

Robert Skinner to Relocate to China

The former Kellwood Co. chief has been promoted to managing director of Smart Apparel and will relocate to company headquarters in Hong Kong in January.

clock October 10, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Stephen Colbert

Lifestyle

Stephen Colbert’s American Grandstand

The comedian chatted with WWD at the Brooks Bros. book launch party for his new tome, “America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t.”

clock October 11, 2012David Lipke

Retail

Sears to Camp Out in Times Square

Retailer will transform the space into a campsite to introduce customers to its new Outdoor Life men’s private brand.

clock October 11, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Media

Dawn Ostroff Talks Digital at MIPCOM

The president of Condé Nast Entertainment discussed the proliferation of digital television channels at the trade show in New York.

clock October 11, 2012Erik Maza

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sen. Charles Schumer at podium with Leo Gerard of United Steelworkers.

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 13hKristi Ellis

Social Studies