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Officially, the revamped Banana Republic flagship at 550 Broadway doesn't open until tomorrow, but the store exposed itself late last night. The scaffolding outside has been dismantled and the brown paper peeled off the windows. Inside. the place is decked out in strings of red lights. A sign claims a new "Concept" (something about "Exploration" and "Discovery"). But it really looks like your mother's BR and appears to be all about—you guessed it—shopping. If all goes according to plan, the pre-holiday sales rush will commence today at 3pm, when the doors quietly open to customers.