VRN - April 2017

April 2017



Eye Candy

Outlet centers focus on unique architecture and design schemes to keep consumers coming back for more.


Going Global, Thinking Local

Successful retailers are taking a market-bymarket approach when expanding internationally.

REITS Adjust Their Mixes

Retail REITS react to consumer trends.


New Up Front

Ivanhoé Cambridge’s Outlet Collection Winnipeg is set for a May opening; Developers of Outlet Centers & Retailers call for Hall of Fame nominees; BREEAM recognizes Neinver for its sustainable efforts.

Retail Outlook

Kate Spade reports strong results for the fiscal year; Coach enjoys top-line growth in each reportable sector; Christopher & Banks names interim CEO; Rue21 promotes Dirk Armstrong to chief operating officer.

Development Briefs

Students don their dancing shoes at Miromar; Asheville Outlets hosts charity events; Mills at Jersey Gardens presents a big check; Under Armour signs with Outlets at Legacy Pointe Springfield; The Was Group adds Tulare Outlets and Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets; Tulare Outlets updates its clock.