21 trends shape outlet retailing
Foreseeing the future is hard work, but outlet execs generously shared with VRN a number of circumstances, leanings and inclinations that affect the industry.
Simon chases Macerich
In early March Simon offered $22.4 billion to buy Macerich, but that story is hardly finished. Macerich’s top-notch mall portfolio and growing outlet aspirations make the developer a prize catch.
Forget talk! Go outlet shopping!
Pundits can expound on what’s right or wrong with retail, but to really know what’s working, VRN contributing editor Marie Driscoll goes shopping, this time at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.
News Up Front
A joint venture that includes Craig Realty Group has acquired Tanger Outlets Wisconsin Dells; another site fight breaks out, this time in Winnipeg; Simon’s Livermore outlet center gets a new name; DOC&R plans this year’s Pig N Whitle BBQ.