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Steve & Barry's windows were never spectacular, but you got a sense that there was some effort being put into it, even a smidge. Walking past the outpost at the Beverly Connection recently was a bit depressing—a couple of SJP's Bitten outfits behind a dirty window. Inside, all was quiet but for a few international shoppers, whom we couldn't understand, but the look on their faces (a mom and dad with three children) was not impressed. Now, Mervyns, which just filed for Chapter 11, joins the retailer in its financial woes. If there's any restructuring or improvement at Steve & Barry's, it's not yet visible here.
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