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Alison Pincus: Online Housewares Seller
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Launched by Alison Pincus, 36, and co-founder Susan Feldman just last year, the website One Kings Lane has registered nearly a million members, who come for 72-hour "tag sales" on furniture, home accessories and kitchen-and-bath items by designers and labels both established (Missoni) and up-and-coming (Kimberly Ayres). The site recently began a smartly curated list of interior designers' must-haves, as well as artisanal food products like grass-fed beef.
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