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The week in Racked: Now Open: MePa Gets a Humongo Hugo Boss; Relocations: Digital Fix to Bedford Mini-Mall; The Happiest Goblets in Bergdorf's; Above the Fray: Dolce & Gabbana is a Sale Safari; The Nine Rules of the Olsen Twins' Book Signing; Bedraggled PETA Members Turn Out for Olsens; Store Events: Barneys Butters Up Batali; In The Window: Pat Field Goes Day-Glo for Halloween; Muji Explains The Future of Muji; Urban Outfitters Panders to Pooches; Recession Special: Avalanche of Halloween and Election Day Discounts; Procrastinators Pay at Halloween Adventure; Coach's Knock-Off Season; Hard Times: How Stores Like Bergdorf Plan to Cope; and Street Scenes: Kristine on Driggs Avenue.