Springfields Outlet and Leisure in Lincolnshire has said that while footfall and overall spend remain lower year-on-year, average transactional spend is up in double-digits and many reopened stores are booming.
Plans have been unveiled to build a new 250,000 sq ft outlet village in the North of England. Scotch Corner Designer Village will target both tourists and locals and wants to be in the top 6 of UK outlet retail sites.
Outlet malls are continuing to show their resilience across Europe as consumers flock to them and they attract top quality tenants. And London Designer Outlet has announced that Puma will open a 2,365 sq ft store there.
It’s difficult to think of a harder working designer in fashion than Kim Jones, creative director of Christian Dior’s men’s division; globetrotter; uber-collaborationist and, most recently, magazine editor.