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Outlet Shopping Comes to Town

LONDON, United Kingdom — For fashion brands struggling to make full-price retail pay and shift unwanted stock, outlet stores are a bright spot in a tough retail environment. Off-price shoppers are now responsible for 75 percent of US apparel sales, according to NPD Group. In 2015, average US outlet centre sales reached $546 per square foot, compared to $532 in 2013, according to Value Retail …