Joining the Outlet Fold
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, the new face of Great Lakes Crossing, a 1.4 million-sf Taubman Centers' property that opened in 1998 just north of Detroit, is expanding its outlet
lineup and rebranding itself as an outlet center. The move is due, at least in part, to the success of its existing outlet tenants as well as shopper demand.
Taubman Centers, the 60-year-old developer famous for its upscale regional malls throughout the U.S., is speaking reservedly about including pure outlet centers in its development
Outlet newcomer brings the warm fuzzies
Old Farme'’s Almanac General Store, now a chain of five units, has something for just about everyone. The brand's thousands of SKUs, procured from about 200 vendors per
season, range from prices of 25 cents for candy to $1,250 for a vividly colored, 30-inch-tall rooster, handcrafted in Italy.