After years of being seemingly insulated from the ills affecting department stores, the country’s 200-plus outlet malls are starting to show signs of strain.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, which owns 43 centers in 22 states and
is the largest publicly traded pure-play outlet operator in the US, is
throwing off some warning signs, experts tell The Post.
The Greensboro, NC, company, seen as a bellwether for the sector, is
not planning any outlet openings for 2018, one industry watcher said —
noting it was the first time in recent memory that no new opening has
occurred.. . . more