HOLLYWOOD: Muji's first LA store and US flagship is headed to Hollywood Boulevard this November. The Japanese purveyor of cool, minimalist housewares will reside in the 8,600-square-foot space formerly occupied by the Knitting Factory in the Hollywood Galaxy shopping center.
SHERMAN OAKS: Urban Outfitters opened a massive surplus store on Ventura last weekend. The budget-friendly mecca boasts 10,587 square feet and carries the fast-fashion retail giant's men's, women's, and apartment sale items.
LOS FELIZ: Looking for oversized coffee table books? Skylight Books on Vermont is hosting an Arts Annex moving sale for where you can score art book sales by the pound. The heavier the tome, the steeper the discount. But 0 to 10 pounds of books to get 10 percent off your order total, buy 10 to 20 pounds to get 20 percent off, or buy 20-plus pounds to get 30 percent off.
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