Ralph Lauren, Creator of Fashion Empire, Is Stepping Down as C.E.O.

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Ralph Lauren with Stefan Larsson, who is succeeding him as chief executive, at the Ralph Lauren offices in New York.

By HIROKO TABUCHI and VANESSA FRIEDMAN

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

Ralph Lauren, the quintessential American designer who built a fashion empire based on sweeping fantasies of country-club prep and the Wild West, is stepping down from his post as chief executive of the company. read more