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· American Idol star busted for shoplifting at Urban Outfitters [NYP]
· The UWS is getting a high-end kitchen store [My Upper West]
· Local chambers of commerce conflicted over Wal-Mart [Crain's]
· Michelle Obama traded Ikram for a new personal shopper [WaPo]
· The new iPad launches next week [NYP]
· Tom Ford would prefer not to be reviewed [Fashionista]
· What to expect from Net-a-Porter's new men's site Mr. Porter [T]