Shoppers rejoice! Thursday kicks off Phoenix Premium Outlets' grand opening weekend -- and discounts and deals abound.
The Phoenix Premium Outlets broke ground on March 27, 2012 and will open their doors on Thursday. It's located in Chandler at I-10 and Wild Horse Pass.
The shopping center is 360,000 square feet of pure discounted shopping delight.
Approximately 90 outlets stores will offer a savings of 25 to 65 percent everyday.
Bragging about the bargains is half the fun for shoppers at the outlets, whether they're buying luxury goods or basics. Some of the best deals can be found at Off Fifth, the Saks Fifth Avenue outlet. FOX 10's Kristen Keogh found a designer bag regularly $450 for $220. Because its opening weekend, she got an additional 30 percent off.
Tommy Bahama is taking shoppers to paradise with 50 percent off the entire store. The deals are almost as good over at Guess -- 25 percent off purses and accessories.
"It's great because I always love premium outlets and their brands and they're a nice addition to the area," says shopper Gina Ruiz.
Some of the most popular designers and stores are:
· Kate Spade New York
· J. Crew
· Cole Haan
· Lane Bryant
· Stride Rite
· Rack Room Shoes
For a full list, visit www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/store_listing.asp?id=105
Some stores aren't open yet, check Phoenix Premium Outlet's website for the latest updates.
The outlets bring about 800 jobs to Chandler and stores are still hiring.
Phoenix Premium Outlets
Grand Opening Hours:
April 4: 9am-9pm
April 5: 9am-9pm
April 6: 9am-9pm
April 7: 9am-9pm
4976 Premium Outlets Way
Chandler, AZ 85226
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