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While other stores are offering voting incentives like free coffee or discounts, Hayden-Harnett took the minimalist approach. Yesterday, the Greenpoint-based designers sent out a mass e-mail that began, "We usually bring you information about handbags and fashion, but today we want to remind you that on Tuesday if you do one thing, please vote." It went on to list helpful polling information. Commendable! (Then again, if they'd offered a discount, we wouldn't have turned it down...) [Hayden-Harnett]