polo womens shoes Area malls entice Black Friday shoppers
The more than 180 stores inside Great Lakes Crossing, which has been updated for the holiday season, will open at the stroke of midnight to accommodate shoppers ready to start the holiday shopping season.
To help spur the traffic through the mall, the first 100 shoppers, 18 years or older, who enter the mall through center entrances will receive a voucher for a free 12 oz. medium roast coffee, courtesy of Lik Gelato Bar, and a Great Lakes Crossing Outlets shopping tote bag while supplies last.
In addition, shoppers will find deals and popular gift items at a variety of stores including Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Calvin Klein Company Store, Disney Store Outlet, FYE Outlet, Kenneth Cole Outlet, Neiman Marcus Last Call Clearance Center, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th and Toys”R”Us Express.
A variety of new stores have recently opened at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, including aerie Outlet by American Eagle, Banana Republic Factory Store, Chico’s Outlet, HUGO BOSS Factory Store, Lacoste Outlet, Lord Taylor Outlet, Movado Company Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Talbots Outlet and Wilsons Leather Outlet.
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, Michigan’s largest indoor outlet shopping center and entertainment venue, is at Interstate 75 and Baldwin Road in Auburn Hills.
Meanwhile, the Mall at Partridge Creek will kick off the holiday shopping season in a most appetizing way. on Friday, Nov. 26, which is considered the busiest shopping day of the year. Friday, with no purchase necessary.
Both Twelve Oaks Mall and Great Lakes Crossing also are featuring the ice palaces exhibit, inspired by “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.” Based on the Narnia story of winter magic, the exhibits feature a color changing, 30 foot ice palace with a series of arches and smaller globes that appear to be carved from ice.
The ice palace was designed and produced for Bloomfield Hills based Taubman Co., the owner of both Great Lakes Crossing and Twelve Oaks, by Global Experience Specialists.
The Somerset Collection in Troy also has several new stores open for the holidays.
Linda McIntosh, Somerset’s marketing director, said the mall is now 100 percent leased.
Tapper’s Diamonds Fine Jewelry will be celebrating the official grand opening of its newest location at Somerset.
Although the Tapper’s Somerset store officially opened in September, as part of the grand opening celebration, each Tapper’s store around Detroit will raffle off one “Fulfillment” Hearts on Fire diamond pendant valued at $6,990. Customers may enter to win at any Tapper’s store on Nov. 26, 27 or 28.