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Flagship Filene's Basement to shut for makeover

News sends shudders through downtown

By Kimberly Blanton and Steve Bailey
Globe Staff / January 27, 2007

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The original Filene's Basement store, where the concept of discounting was invented, will close for up to two years while its building is renovated, creating a void in the heart of Boston's downtown shopping district. (Full article: 781 words)

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