Outlet stores

Express dives into the factory outlet business

In an approach that reflects a major change from its traditional economic model, Express (NYSE: EXPR) recently announced the opening of the first of many outlet stores. The first store, which will open at Tanger Outlets National Harbor in Washington, DC, will be just one of thirty Express outlet stores the company plans to open […]

Outlet stores

Outlet stores are not a bargain

A J.Crew retail store PA The common assumption about factory outlets is that you get the same products as a regular retail store without the high price tag. But these “offers” might not be what they seem – Sapna Maheshwari at Buzzfeed writing that some outlets sell a separate line of lower quality products bearing […]