Value Retail News: November, 2012

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November 2012


Today’s Outlet Shopper
An intercept survey conducted at the Outlet Shops of Grand River shows the importance of tenant mix and technology to today’s outlet shopper.


Today’s Outlet Buzzword: Evolve
At the Fall Outlet Convention, keynote speaker and ICSC trustee Vincent Corno delivered a stirring speech that praised the industry for its relationships and focus, yet cautioned the audience to resist the pressures of growing for growth’s sake.

Tell It Like It Is
Outlet retailing is booming, so it just makes sense that the industry’s oldest and largest convention would boom, too. It was noisy and upbeat, alive and vibrant with 359 attendees, including 130 retailers and 82 exhibit booths. Recaps of the outlet sessions share a wealth of information.


UP Front
Outlet marketers plan a national shopping festival for May; EWB joins the latest Staten Island project; Harmon Cove Outlet Center closes.

Development Briefs
Snowfalls and ice skating come to Guam Premium Outlets; Craig Realty Group once again hoists America’s tallest Christmas tree; Grand River launches an online shopper survey; Tanger and Simon sign dozens of leases at their centers across the country; Destiny USA continues to grow; Manchester Designer Outlets and Great Lakes Crossing Outlet add tenants; AWE Talisman busy with three existing properties.