Value Retail News

September 2018



Giving back is always in style

Tanger, Simon, Craig Realty and others discuss their philanthropic efforts, community involvement and the importance of giving back.


Bring on the BBQ

The outlet industry converged in New Jersey for the annual Pig N’ Whistle BBQ.


News Up Front

Simon Premium Outlets prepares for the grand opening of its first outlet center in Colorado; Empire Outlets is on track to open this fall; Icon Outlet is slated to open at The O2 in London in October; McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Cannock starts to take shape as construction begins; Vineland brings the luxury with concierges.

Retail Outlook

Former Chico’s executive, Laurie Van Brunt has been named CEO of rue21; Gap Inc. names Neil Fiske as president and CEO of the Gap global brand; Ascena’s growth initiative; Hudson’s Bay Co experiences a one percent increase in revenue during Q1; Golden Gate Capital forms PSEB Group as the umbrella organization for Eddie Bauer and Pacific Sunwear.

Development Briefs

Settlers Green welcomes Regatta Great Outdoors’ first U.S. retail store and the second location for North Conway Olive Oil Company; The second annual Hot Chili Rods Charity Cruise car show at Sanibel Outlets; Texas receives it’s first Jimmy Choo outlet at San Marcos Premium Outlets; Outlets of Mississippi hosts a “Christmas In July” shopping spree for a Make-AWish child; Asheville Outlets extends the monthly Flea for Y’all.