Business Briefs: Tanger store opens; VCB hires marketing manager

Retailer opens today in Tanger 2

Women's fashion retailer Loft Outlet will open a new 5,650-square-foot store at the Tanger Outlet Center 2 today in Bluffton, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers announced.

LOFT Outlet was launched in July 2008 and has 14 U.S. locations.


VCB hires new marketing manager

Christy Brewer has joined the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Visitor and Convention Bureau as its new marketing and public relations manager.

Brewer, of Beaufort, is responsible for directing the VCB's marketing efforts and positioning the Beaufort area as a premier leisure-, event- and group-meeting destination, according to a VCB newsletter.

Brewer, who relocated to Beaufort from Kansas City, Mo., worked as a brand manager at Sullivan Higdon & Sink, an advertising agency, and at CenturyLink as a marketing manager.