Macy's expands Bloomingdale's outlet concept
CINCINNATI -- Macy's Inc. has announced the planned locations for three new Bloomingdale's Outlet stores to open in fall 2011. They will join the first four Bloomingdale's Outlet stores opened in fall 2010 as the concept was launched.
Stores will open in the following shopping centers:
Miromar Outlets, Estero, Fla. (25,000 sq. ft.t; opening planned for September 2011);
Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, Wrentham, Mass. (24,000 sq. ft.; opening planned for October 2011);
Woodfield Village Green, Schaumburg, Ill. (24,000 sq. ft.; opening planned for October 2011).
"Customers tell us that Bloomingdale's Outlets deliver a compelling combination of fashion, quality and value," said Michael Gould, chairman and CEO of Bloomingdale's. "Our first four outlet stores have helped us to learn this business and refine our merchandising and in-store presentation. We continue to see opportunity for growth, and these three new locations will help us to extend the geographic reach of Bloomingdale's Outlets and introduce the concept to new customers."