Best of the Best
Eight brands came up big as winners of the 11th Annual ORCAs: ASICS, Michael Kors, Nike, Puma, Skechers, Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch and White House | Black Market.
Tanger Outlets Ottawa opens
Topping off its fourth year, the Tanger- RioCan REIT joint venture opens its first phase 1 project.
Simon, Calloway and SmartCentres open their second outlet center in Canada, Premium Outlets Montreal.
Outlets at the Border opens
Shamrock Group marks the opening of San Diego Outlets at the Border with lots of give aways.
Vaughan Mills expansion
Ivanhoé Cambridge bets big on its value megamall in Toronto, adding 200,000 sf and key sports brands.
Planned centers chart
49 phase 1 outlet projects totaling more than 17 million sf are planned to open in the next two years.
Outlets and Shoppers
Exclusive research by VRN and August Partners quantifies the trend: Outlet centers continue to gain favor among Americans shopping for a premier fashion-value retail offering.