Value Retail News

November 2017



Temporary and Trendy

Purposefully short-lived shops—better known as pop-ups—are all the rage at outlet centers.


Único Sets the Standards

The Columbian-based developer raises the bar for Latin American outlet centers.


News Up Front

The VRN National Outlet Convention draws the industry’s movers and shakers; Big USA and Red Development team up for The Outlets at Legends; ICSC’s New York Deal Making adds an outlet education session.

Retail Outlook

Ascena, parent of Ann Taylor, Loft and Lou & Grey and dressbarn, names Gary Muto CEO; Coach remodels oodles of stores; outlets help Gap’s bottom line; Guess adds stores.

Development Briefs

Coleen Conklin joins Strategy+Style Marketing Group; The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass adds brands; Williams-Sonoma Home pops up at Vero Beach.