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In one of the sadder retail stories this week, the New York Times highlights the plight of Seven New York, famed as the trend-setting purveyor of cutting-edge fashion. Scaffolding from the renovation of the neighboring Judd Foundation has shrouded the already hard-to-find Seven from much-needed shopping traffic on Mercer Street. Even loyal customers have waned because Seven cannot afford to pay designers for new merchandise. If things keep going this way, Seven will have to shutter in six months. In short: If you can, shop at Seven New York. [NYT via The Cut]