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How the Small Survive

Amid a retail atmosphere that has brought many giants to their knees, Merry Vose, owner of the tiny Dallas boutique Cabana (214-674-2298), says her business has never been better. Cabana is among a group of small women’s clothing stores whose highly customized services (closet consultations, travel and event wardrobe planning, exclusive hand-picked items) have helped them to stay afloat—and even excel—in the retail downturn. In fact, the U.S. Commerce Department reported gains for specialty retailers in July, while department store sales continued to fall in the same month.


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