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 15th-annual awards ceremony recognized the accomplishments of a cross section of beauty executives.
Hosted by Uma Thurman, the event marked the launch of the brand’s literacy initiative.
Through May 29, the foundation is showcasing and selling the Israeli artist’s sculptures, furniture and lighting fixtures at the Stephen Weiss Studios.
The designer provided costumes for lead characters in “Gone With the Bullets,” a new adventure movie set in Shanghai in the Twenties.
J. Crew Group Inc. is advancing its global retail agenda this week via high-profile maneuvers for two of its divisions.