The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.
The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.
To most Americans, Sinead O’Connor will always be the irate Irish girl with the shorn pate, the one who once tore a photograph of Pope John Paul II to bits on “Saturday Night Live.”
It’s not quite the war over Gucci, but French luxury titans Bernard Arnault and Francois-Henri Pinault seem to be at odds.
The international appeal of an enduring Manhattan retail institution will be tested.