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.
Brexit and global trade wars may be restraining the outlook for the consumer economy internationally but fashion marketers in three key European economies are focused on cross-border expansion for next year.
Kurt Geiger’s popular Carvela shoe brand is to launch in the US in a deal with department store chain Dillard’s. It will be available through 75 stores across the US exclusively in time for the coming Holiday season.
London Designer Outlet, which sits next to Wembley Stadium, enjoyed a 9.2% increase in retail sales in June, July and August compared with the same months in 2018, boosted by the sold-out Spice Girls reunion tour.