Value Retail News: September, 2006

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September 2006

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No Kidding!
The childrenswear industry takes off in the outlet business, featuring new stores and new brand extensions.


David Phillips
The industry is stunned by the death of former Prime Retail executive David Phillips.


Rockin’ in Round Rock
A mad rush makes for a smooth opening at Round Rock (Texas) Premium Outlets, Chelsea’s new outlet center near Austin.


Tanger’s Fab 2006
On the heels of a great second-quarter, two outlet centers open to crowds in Wisconsin Dells and Charleston, S.C.


New Owner for Six Centers
Horizon Property Group sells off six of its outlet projects to new entity Ariel Preferred, which is rebranding the properties as Preferred Outlet Centers.


Leasing Muy Bueno
Leasing is humming along for a planned center in El Paso, Texas, according to the head of its owner, Horizon Group Properties.


Space, Space and More Space
Value Retail News looks at the new outlet projects that developers have on the boards.


Store Minders
When a store’s business goes south, sometimes the landlords have to step in to get things back on track.


Nike Scores
Nike’s good news for Wall Street has extended to the manufacturer’s outlet expansion, which brought the chain’s total to about 90 units by mid 2006.


Growth for PEI
Perry Ellis prepares to open at least 15 outlet stores over each of the next three years.


ShopSmart Enjoys Outlets
Outlet shopping is filled with fantastic deals, according to the fall edition of ShopSmart magazine, which is owned by Consumer Reports.


What a View
San Marcos is named one of the world’s top 5 shopping destinations on ABC’s “The View.”