Retail Roundup—Baby Gap's subscription service; Coach's name change

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Baby Gap is now offering subscription box service.

Walmart recruiting college grads

Walmart is conducting a recruitment tour at 10 top colleges around the country. Although recruitment is not new for the retailer, going to Ivy League schools and touting itself as a top e-commerce company is a new strategy. (The Seattle Times)

Amazon to hire 120,000 holiday workers

Amazon has announced it will hire 120,000 temporary workers for the holiday season this year. The same number was hired last year, though the online retailer is expecting a record amount of purchases throughout the U.S. in late 2017. (Reuters)

Coach changes name to Tapestry

The Coach brand has announced that it will officially change its name to Tapestry, as of Oct. 31. The change comes a year after the company laid out a plan to morph the company's image and take on new brands such as Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade. (Market Watch)

Gap Baby launches subscription service

Gap has launched a subscription box service for babies. The quiet test has been limited to a number of loyal shoppers but has now expanded to a full rollout online. Each box contains six pieces of clothing and costs $70 for about $100 worth of apparel, according to the company. (CNBC)