Value Retail News

December 2017



Outlets of Des Moines Opens

New England Development opens its fifth outlet center since 2014.


Planned Centers

Simon, Horizon Group Properties and BFC Partners are on track to open outlet centers in 2018.

Settlers Green(er)

Settlers Green opens its Streetside expansion with fireworks and lots of musical entertainment.

Social Media for the Holidays

Outlet centers ensure sizable fourthquarter sales by communicating directly to consumers.

New Members Named to the Hall of Fame

The Developers of Outlet Centers & Retailers elected four new members to the Outlet Hall of fame.

2017 OR CA Winners

Savvy retailers take home Outlet Retail Chain Awards.

Cruising Empire

A harbor cruise to tour Empire Outlets was a highlight of the VRN National Outlet Convention.


News Up Front

ICSC expects record attendance for this month’s New York Deal Making; construction starts at The Outlet Shoppes at Rentschler Field; Market Steet at Heath Brook adds outlets; ICSC redesigns its website; Prague the Style Outlets to open in April 2018.

Retail Outlook

Abercrombie & Fitch names new CEO; Coach corporate now called Tapestry; Scheiner elected non-executive chairman of Perry Ellis; beauty store launched by Forever 21 execs.

Development Briefs

Legends Outlets adds retailers; Auntie Anne’s and Book Warehouse open at St. Augustine Premium Outlets; CitySightseeing New York announced that it will add Empire Outlets to its hop-on/hop-off loop; Vero Beach welcomes a marketing coordinator; Tulare Outlets hosts wine tasting.