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Storecasting: Etro Covers Up in Soho

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Last year, the Post reported that one of Soho's remaining Korean greengrocers had been bought out by Italian fashion house Etro to the tune of $12.03 million. That netted the company a 2,500-square-foot storefront at 89 Greene Street, with a 2,500-foot basement, which Etro's renovating to be retail-ready. Last week, workers finally papered up the exterior of the store. It's surprisingly bland, given Etro's penchant for bright colors and prints. Should we take this as a mock-up of what the shop will look like when they're done with it? If so, snooze.
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