And now, the latest from Racked NY, covering shopping and retail from the sidewalks up.
1) MIdtown East: Is the former Disney store at 711 Fifth Avenue about to become a Ralph Lauren store? Several sources say so.
2) Tribeca: Retailer Steven Alan is rumored to be opening a store just for home goods and children's clothing. The store would set up, er, shop in the empty Steven Alan office space at 158 Franklin Street.
3) NYC: Speaking of new store openings, Racked tracks 10 to watch in 2013.
· Racked [ny.racked.com]