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Polipetti, the new, expanded line of tie-dye and apparel is being offered at Inland Octopus. Polipetti, Italian for 'baby octopuses”, is a one-of-a-kind work of art, created in Walla Walla by local business Cosmic Farmhouse. Catsiff hopes his unique brand of fun and interesting products will get customers in for the holiday season. October 26, 2011

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The gift of ingenuity

Tough economic times will call for retailers to be more creative to attract local holiday shoppers this year.

Bob Catsiff knows he can't replicate the kind of attention a controversial mural brought to his Inland Octopus toy store in 2010. But with the holidays approaching, that hasn't stopped him from wracking his brain to come up with a plan.


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