Macy's to Open Bloomingdale's Outlet Stores; Orlick Rejoins Company
January 21, 2010,
CINCINNATI-Macy's plans to launch a Bloomingdale's Outlet store concept this year, and has hired former Federated executive Arnie Orlick to lead the outlet effort.
The outlets will offer a range of apparel and accessories, including women's ready-to-wear, men's, children's, women's shoes, fashion accessories, jewelry, handbags and intimate apparel. According to a company statement, the plan (subject to final lease agreements) calls for the opening of four Bloomingdale's Outlets this year--in Bergen Town Center in Paramus, N.J., Dolphin Mall in Miami, Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Va., and Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, Fla. Additional outlets are scheduled in selected U.S. locations next year. Each outlet will measure about 25,000 square feet, and the first four are slated to open either in the summer or fall of 2010.