Beneath the scent of Calvin Klein Obsession mingling with crisp Nautica Blue, distinct notes of Windex and the telltale whiff of Fabuloso had been to not be outdone. Each counter was wiped; each cardboard field completely stacked. Brilliant crimson and white balloons and contemporary flowers adorned every nook. A tempting platter of cookies and a bowl of lollipops sat ready for takers. The shop had by no means seemed so good. It was Nov. 5, a Friday — T-minus 3 days till the purchasers returned.