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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 December 9, 2016Amanda 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 December 8, 2016Layla Ilchi

Business

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

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

clock December 8, 2016Nyima Pratten

Trading Places: Paris Preps for Market

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Overview

A guide to industry shows, retail happenings and after-hours fun as the City of Light gets ready for market.

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A planter at Les Jardins du Roi Soleil.

Lifestyle

Paris’ Hidden Gems: Vinyl, Fabric, Pastry Shops and More

An insider’s guide to some of the city’s secret delights.

clock July 27, 2010WWD Staff

Stores have reported a positive trend for the first two weeks of July, although most are expected to maintain a tight rein on inventory heading into fall.

Marketing and Promotion

Challenges Persist at French Retail

Online sales and exports are providing a slice of hope.

clock July 27, 2010Joelle Diderich

Adelline jewelry store.

Lifestyle

Paris Inspirations: The Fashion Crowd’s Favorites

From picturesque bridges and atmospheric eateries to quirky specialist shops, here are some of the fashion crowd’s favorite Paris inspirations.

clock July 27, 2010WWD Staff

A view of the Champs-Elysées, where Louis Vuitton renovated its flagship.

Retail

Reigniting the Champs-Elysees

Brands still seek the security of a premium location with world-wide recognition along the Avenue de Champs-Elysees.

clock July 27, 2010Joelle Diderich

Delicious Freaks

Markets

Trade Shows: Ones to Watch

A few names to know at trade shows Who’s Next, Premiere Classe and Prêt à Porter Paris.

clock July 27, 2010Katya Foreman and Laurent Folcher

Prêt à Porter Paris hopes to inject some optimism with this year’s theme, “La Parisienne Engagée”.

Markets

Paris Trade Show Organizers Get Creative

Paris trade show organizers are striving to appeal to their creative, eco-friendly and social media sides in upcoming events.

clock July 27, 2010Emilie Marsh and Joelle Diderich

Essentialist

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

Business

Democrats Help Launch ‘Trump Outsource Watch’

clock December 8, 2016Kristi Ellis

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