VRN National Outlet Convention
September 18, 2017
Woodbury Common’s multi-milliondollar makeover was much more than a facelift.
The outlet industry once again converged on the Knights of Columbus in Washington Township, N.J., for the annual Pig ’N Whistle barbecue.
Developers dig deep to target specific consumers.
Victory Sign Industries specializes in making advertising statements for outlet centers.
Bernstein named ICSC chairman; OKC Outlets’ rebranding has already started; Billund Designer Outlet, in Denmark, is set for a 2019 opening; Settlers Green grows with a 50,000-square-foot expansion; The Shops at Livermore breaks ground.
Chico’s enjoys a healthy sales gain in the first quarter; rue 21 files for Chapter 11; Ralph Lauren names new CEO; Michael Kors to close and renovate stores; J.Crew names Brett CEO.
Arundel Mills upgrades its food pavilion; Celebration Pointe adds retailers and restaurants; Centralia Outlets keeps Nike Clearance; Outlets at Legends expands; Waterloo Premium keeps it local.