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Centralia outlet shops thriving

Květen 30th, 2011

Inside the Coach store, clusters of women and teenage girls hover and jostle as they pore over the selection of high-end purses than run $400 and upward.
Behind the four open registers, lines are at least five-deep, shoppers patiently waiting with a purse or two — or more — in hand.
Salespeople wander and chat, noting that there’s no sale or special event to bring in so many customers. Just a typical day at Coach’s factory outlet mall store in Centralia, where the average shopper might drop a few hundred dollars in one stop — and where, according to the associates, there are usually at least a few dozen customers on a slow day, and 10 times that on weekends and during sales.
The situation is the same at most of the 30-plus stores at the mall, where total revenue rose 20 percent from 2009 to 2010, said marketing and property manager Renata Johnson. There’s a new Christopher & Banks women’s clothing store [...]