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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 6hAmanda 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 13hLayla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

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

clock 20hNyima Pratten

English Heritage

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Overview

Kent & Curwen, a venerable British brand known for its iconic cricket sweaters, is being relaunched for fall 2013 under the auspices of Li & Fung USA and Tommy Hilfiger’s Star Branding. SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Brioni shop.

Retail

Polished and Expanded Wilkes Bashford Unveiled

After a yearlong, multimillion-dollar renovation, the seven-level town house on Sutter Street in San Francisco has been completely transformed.

clock November 15, 2012Rachel Brown and Edmund J. Lee

Looks from the fall 2013 collection.

Sportswear

Kent & Curwen Blows Off the Dust

Manufacturing powerhouse Li & Fung Ltd. and designer Tommy Hilfiger are backing the relaunch of the brand.

clock November 15, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

The interior of the Tommy Bahama store.

Retail

Tommy Bahama Throws Anchor on Fifth Avenue

The 13,000-square-foot store is the largest in the company’s retail fleet.

clock November 15, 2012Jean E. Palmieri

Jeff Tweedy

Human Resources

Jeff Tweedy Named President of Sean John

He has largely overseen the company since the exit of Dawn Robertson from the president’s role in September 2010.

clock November 15, 2012David Lipke

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

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

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock 14hKristi Ellis

Social Studies