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August 21, 2017 FORWARD | ADVERTISE

ICSC’s Sally Stephenson to Oversee Outlet Sector

Sally Stephenson has been promoted to director of national accounts, outlets and specialty leasing for the International Council of Shopping Centers. In her new role, Stephenson will be responsible for all aspects of ICSC’s relationship with the outlet and specialty leasing sector of the shopping center industry.  In this newly created role, Stephenson will work in conjunction with... more >>

Simon Launches Concierge Bot

Simon has launched what it is calling “the industry's first enterprise-wide bot on Facebook Messenger that provides a complete concierge experience.” Shoppers at all Simon Malls, The Mills and Premium Outlets in North America now have another option for accessing relevant and useful information as they shop, including store and restaurant details, hours of operation, special events,... more >>

Empire Outlets Enlists Top Fashion Artist

BFC Partners announced that Holly Nichols, the popular fashion illustrator for brands TRESemme, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Neiman Marcus, Disney and Living Proof, is creating a campaign for Empire Outlets.   Launching in Women's Wear Daily, the campaign is focusing on building brand awareness with couture designers and foreign and luxury brands for the new development.... more >>

Electric Car Show at Asheville Outlets

Asheville Outlets will team up with the Blue Ridge EV Club, Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy to celebrate the fourth annual Free Drive Electric Car Show on September 10 from noon to 4 p.m. Local EV owners will present new-to-the-show electric vehicles including the 240-mile range Chevy Bolt and the Tesla Model X. Local dealerships will also be... more >>

North Georgia Premium Outlets Celebrates the Eclipse

North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville, Ga., is inviting shoppers to celebrate the solar eclipse with giveaways and fun today. Guests will receive a complimentary Savings Passport and a special pair of solar eclipse viewing glasses (while supplies last) to watch the moon completely block the sun while shopping. more >>


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