Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
Here's what happened today in Racked cities around the country:
NEW YORK—Somebody (Tiffany & Co.) turned Rockefeller Center into a giant Tiffany box.
SAN FRANCISCO—Gap is making plans to expand internationally by franchising Old Navy stores abroad. The US benefits by maybe getting to pick up online orders at stores.
LOS ANGELES—The Dukes of Melrose head to San Francisco, and Dita von Teese and her house make cameos in this week's recap.