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With the High Line opening next month, WWD takes a look at the state of retail in the Meatpacking District. Helmut Lang plans to follow DVF's lead by setting up offices and a showroom on W.14th Street, Louis Vuitton is considering leasing a space, and H&M supposedly has developed a crush on the neighborhood. But a host of other businesses once considering the area—"Uniqlo, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, American Apparel and Barneys New York"—have pulled back, reminding us that for every boutique that actually opens in MePa, another three rumors spring up about who's coming in next. [WWD, subscription req'd]