Saks Fifth Avenue Eyeing Downtown Store Location

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Saks Fifth Avenue is closing in on a second Manhattan location — a full-line store downtown. According to sources, the retailer will soon sign a deal to open a store at Brookfield Place.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Saks Fifth Avenue Eyeing Downtown Store Location

Saks Fifth Avenue is closing in on a second Manhattan location — a full-line store downtown.

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