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.
The luxury retailer has partnered with Shawn “Jay Z” Carter for a high-wattage promotion, dubbed “A New York Holiday.”
For the 2013 Brand Affinity Index, fashion, retail and beauty brands are assessed by three criteria — brand awareness, favorability and word of mouth.
Kering ceo François-Henri Pinault participated in a special strategy session at the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York this week.