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Frugal Fatigue Inspires People to Shop; Escada Returns

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Local
· This January witnessed a bookstore bloodbath in Manhattan [VNY]
· Ultra-rich are suffering from "frugal fatigue", shopping again [NYT]
· Resurrection, La Petite Coquette also donating to Haiti [NYMag]

National
· Sam's Club is outsourcing its sample distributors [Gawker]
· William Rast branches out into eyewear [WWD]
· Genius: Fleece-lined tights for winter [The Daily Obsession]
· How Apple built buzz for the tablet without releasing any details [NYT]

International
· Escada shows first collection under new owner [DW-World]