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Cafe society: When luxury retail and dining meet

I remember once watching a US made-for-TV movie a long time ago, featuring a fashion boutique in Beverly Hills, that also housed a beauty salon and a restaurant within its glamorous walls. At that time, I thought this was a fabulous idea, one that I aspired to own (and actually still do!). Imagine somewhere you could eat, shop and be made beautiful all at the same time…or at least consecutively and not necessarily in that order. It was a ‘destination’. Of course, this is common in departme