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L'Oreal shuts Hong Kong shops amid protests over China 'kowtow'

It had cancelled a concert by a pro-democracy singer after Chinese consumers called for a product boycott
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 05:50
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About 200 demonstrators protesting self-censorship gathered outside L'Oreal's local headquarters at the Times Square mall in Hong Kong's Causeway Bay retail area.

Hong Kong

L'OREAL SA closed shops throughout Hong Kong as hundreds of demonstrators protested the French cosmetic maker's decision to cancel a concert by a pro-democracy singer after Chinese consumers called for a product boycott. 

The company's Lancome brand on Sunday called off a