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Coming to the corner of Grand and Centre Streets in Soho: The nation of Chile. "Pure Chile, a new promotional company for the country of Chile, recently signed a 10-year lease," reports Crain's. "Pure Chile will sell gourmet Chilean products, distribute tourism pamphlets, and maintain a wine store in the back of the shop." Crain's seems surprised that the corner wouldn't go to a bank. We're more surprised a large South American country plans to operate a Soho boutique for the next ten years. [Crain's]