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Molly Patrick Epstein Named President of Ernest Alexander

Molly Patrick Epstein. Photo by: Eric Ryan Anderson

Epstein comes to the brand from Coach, where she was a divisional VP of e-commerce for North America.

With Holiday Looming, Walmart Cuts its Full Year Sales Outlook

Walmart

Walmart cut its FY revenue outlook as it announced a plans for more smaller, Neighborhood Market grocery stores in 2015 and increasing online investments.

Mall at University Town Center in Sarasota, Fla. Opens

Mall at University Town Center-FEATURED

Mall developer Taubman opened an 880,000 sq. ft. mall in Sarasota, Fla. today, anchored by Dillard’s, Macy’s and Saks.

Tengram Buys Stake in Luciano Barbera, Names Barrato CEO

Todd Barrato and Joe Barrato-FEATURED

Tengram Capital Partners has acquired what it calls “a significant interest” in the Italian luxury brand Luciano Barbera and appointed former Brioni North America chief Todd Barrato as its new CEO.

Matthew Youngs Named Chairman, National Father’s Day Committee

Matthew Youngs

Ralph Lauren executive Matthew Youngs has been named chairman of the National Father’s Day Committee.

Gilt by Association: Gilt Inc. Sues Gilt Groupe

Portland, Ore. jewelry store Gilt says it’s been using the Gilt name since the 1990s.

Nick Graham Secures Iconix Deal, Launches at Macy’s

Nick Graham with twins-FEATURED

Nick Graham is expanding his eponymous brand with the help of Iconix Brand Group and a launch this week at Macy’s.

Gap Inc. to Hire 63,000 Seasonal Workers

Gap

Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta stores will add 63,000 seasonal workers for the holidays.

Quiksilver Makes Executive Changes as Founder Retires

Quiksilver

Founder Bob McKnight will remain a director and CEO Andy Mooney is elected chairman.

Century 21 Opening in Philadelphia

Century 21

New York-based off-price retailer Century 21 will open its first store outside NY and NJ.