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Retail Veteran Jane Elfers Named CEO of Children's Place

Jane Elfers, the former president and ceo of Lord & Taylor, will take the reins Jan. 4 at Children's Place.

Women's Retailer Mary Hamrah, 97, Dies

Mary Hamrah, who transformed a small shop for children’s clothing into a luxury designer emporium, died of heart failure at her New Jersey home on Sunday.

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Frédéric de Narp Named CEO at Harry Winston

Frédéric de Narp tapped for top slot at Harry Winston; Thomas J. O'Neill will step down from his role as president and ceo.

Carrefour Names Chief Commercial Officer

José Carlos Gonzalez-Hurtado, will take the new post of Chief Commercial Officer.

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Thomas Pink Appoints New President, Outlines Strategy

Thomas Pink, like many brands in the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton portfolio, is viewing the recession as a chance to boost market share and increase sales.

Mike Cohen Named President of Hickey Freeman

Mike Cohen, who resigned earlier this week as president of Oxxford Clothes, has been named president of Hickey Freeman.

Orenstein Launches Consulting Business

Joel Clark Orenstein, who has held executive posts at companies such as Halston, Oscar de la Renta and Federated Department Stores, starts his own firm.

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Joan Weinstein, Influential Boutique Owner, Dies

Joan Weinstein, who brought high fashion to Chicago with her Oak Street boutique Ultimo, died in Miami last weekend, her family said.

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Kurt Barnard, Retail Consultant, Dies at 82

Kurt Barnard, an economist and consultant who specialized for more than 40 years in retailing, manufacturing and consumer behavior, died Nov. 7. He was 82.

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AMFAR Honors Gap's Stephen Brady

Gala raised $440,000 for AIDS awareness and research.

Lee Scott Joins Private Equity Firm

Former Wal-Mart ceo Lee Scott takes job at Solamere Capital, an investment firm cofounded by the son of Mitt Romney.

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Obit: Jim Edelman Dies at 68

Jim Edelman, director, senior buyer of tailored clothing for Macy’s, died Wednesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 68.

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