Stories from around the Web

Quick news from around the Web...

Annie Sez assures consumers that the off-price designer retailer will not be closing its doors

McDonald's franchisees' six-month outlook hits all-time low

Brown Shoe Company rebrands itself as Caleres

Frederick's of Hollywood shutters stores, goes exclusively online

Smart & Final announces planned offering of 10 million shares; will open 22 new stores in 2015

And finally...Locals are skeptical around the sudden closing of five Walmart locations due to alleged plumbing issues. Story