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September 15, 2016 FORWARD | ADVERTISE

Outlet Industry Convenes in New York

 Outlet professionals will gather for VRN’s 2016 National Outlet Convention, scheduled for Sept. 25-27 in New York. The event will host a who’s who of outlet industry executives.  The convention includes deal making, a networking cocktail reception, the Outlet Retail Chain Awards and the Outlet Hall of Fame presentation luncheon, plus educational sessions. Top retail analyst Dana Telsey will... more >>

Neinver Collaborates on Czech and Polish Outlet Centers

 Neinver has partnered with The Prague Outlet to forge a joint venture launching Prague The Style Outlets, the first premium outlet center in the Czech Republic. Neinver will be in charge of leasing, retail and property management for the project, expected to be completed by 2017.  Concurrently, Neinver has entered into an agreement with Carrefour Polska to manage the Metropolitan... more >>

Tsawwassen Mills Set to Open

 Ivanhoe Cambridge’s Tsawwassen Mills is scheduled to open on October 5, featuring nearly 200 stores. The 1.2 million-sf shopping center, near Vancouver, includes retailers such as Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, DSW, Forever 21, Marshalls, Nike Factory Store, Old Navy and Tommy Hilfiger.  The indoor mall will be split into five themed areas: City, Coast Salish, Outdoor Life, Fashion and... more >>

DOC&R Names Humphers Executive Director

 The Council of Developers of Outlet Centers & Retailers (DOC&R) announced that Linda Humphers has joined the organization in the honorary position of executive director. DOC&R, established in 1989, is a forum for the exchange of ideas and consistent interaction among executives in the outlet industry.  Humphers’ primary responsibility as executive director will be to advise and assist... more >>

Webcam Provides Live View of Outlets of Des Moines Construction

 The Des Moines, Iowa, region’s first outlet mall is also the first New England Development outlet project to stream its progress live on the web.  The construction of Outlets of Des Moines, a 300,000-sf development may now be followed at    “The national interest and local buzz around Outlets of Des Moines has been incredible,” said... more >>

Honfleur Outlet in Normandy Scheduled for 2017 Opening

 Resolution Property said it has secured a pre-let level of close to 50 percent for its 19,000 m2 Honfleur Outlet center in Normandy, with top names including Galeries Lafayette and a number of prestigious sports and fashion brands signed up. The completion of phase 1 of the development is scheduled for autumn 2017.  Resolution Property is working with operator Advantail to deliver more... more >>

Fashion House Outlet Centre Moscow Adds Tenants

 Fashion House Outlet Centre Moscow is adding new retailers and restaurants to its mix.  Melon Fashion Group will open two of their retailers, a 354-m2 Love Republic and Befree, in a 348-m2 unit, in the second phase of the center.  The second phase, which will add 4,500 m2 of GLA, is nearly 30 percent leased, and is expected to open in November. In the center’s “Red Carpet Alley,”... more >>

Outlet Shoppes at El Paso Adds Express

 Express Factory store opens today, Sept. 15, at The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso.  The 5,105-sf store will carry men’s and women’s apparel, footwear and accessories. During grand opening weekend, Express customers will receive 40 percent off every item. more >>

Hanna Andersson to Open at Tampa Premium Outlets

 Hanna Andersson will open its second Florida retail store next week (Sept. 23) at the Tampa Premium Outlets.  “We are thrilled to expand our lifestyle brand into Florida with the new Hanna store at the Tampa Premium Outlets, which showcases our terrific brand to many new customers, and also provides a physical store presence to our loyal catalog and website customers,” said Adam Stone,... more >>

Retail Analyst Dana Telsey to Speak at VRN Convention

 Dana Telsey, CEO and chief research officer of Telsey Advisory Group, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 VRN National Outlet Convention. The event will be held Sept. 26-27 at the New York Hilton and Towers.  Well-known in retail circles, Telsey will speak to the world’s largest gathering of outlet executives on “Key Trends Impacting the Consumer, Retail and Outlet... more >>


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