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9/23/2010--Seattle, WA, USA..Susan Haagen, 50, tries on shoes in the "Comfort shoe" department at Macy's in Bellevue Square in Bellevue, WASH. She is helped by store employee Amanda Ramlow, 24...Macy's in Bellevue,  WASH., near Seattle. After years of acquiring other department stores and trying to make them all look the same, retailers like Macy's and Saks are now trying to make each store seem local and authentic. The Seattle store, in Bellevue Square, has an Asian and Indian population, lots of corporate types and "Microsoft wives," as the store manager referred to them. ..©2010 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.