OPRY MILLS TO OFFER EXTENDED SHOPPING HOURS DURING TAX FREE WEEKEND AUGUST 2 – 4
Shoppers to take advantage of even deeper discounts with the Back-to-School Super Sale
NASHVILLE, TN (July 16, 2013) – Opry Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the state, will celebrate Tennessee’s Tax-Free Holiday* with extended hours from Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4. The additional hours of shopping will coincide with Opry Mills’ Back-to-School Super Sale Weekend with even deeper discounts on fall fashions and essentials for the new school year.
According to the National Retail Federation, nearly 77 percent of families with school-aged children say that the state of the economy will impact their back-to-school spending plans, while nearly 50 percent say that they will be shopping for sales. With hundreds of popular outlet and value retail stores offering up to 70% off of every day prices, Opry Mills will be the ideal venue for back-to-school shoppers hunting for a bargain.
Opry Mills shoppers will enjoy a few extra hours to take advantage of incredible offers from many of its more than 200 outlet and value retailers. Tax Free Weekend extended shopping hours will be:
• Friday, August 2: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
• Saturday, August 3: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
• Sunday, August 4: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
“Opry Mills will be the perfect destination for back-to-school shopping with an unmatched selection of retailers offering quality merchandise at affordable prices,” said Tarasina Schneller, director of marketing and business development at Opry Mills. “We are thrilled to be able to provide our guests with more great savings and additional time to take advantage of all that Opry Mills has to offer by extending our shopping hours during this exciting back-to-school shopping weekend.”
In conjunction with the tax-free holiday, Opry Mills’ Back-to-School Super Sale will provide shoppers with even deeper discounts and special offers. Participating retailers will have a Super Sale sign in their window and include, Banana Republic Factory Store, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Charlotte Russe Outlet, Forever 21, Gap Outlet, H&M, The Limited Outlet, maurices, Nautica Factory Store, Nike Factory Store, Nine West Outlet, Old Navy Outlet, Osh Kosh B'Gosh, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Tommy Bahama Outlet and Vera Bradley Outlet.
For more information on Opry Mills including a complete list of retailers, call (615) 514-1000 or visit www.oprymills.com. Opry Mills also may be found on Facebook (www.facebook.com/OpryMills) and on Twitter @shOpryMills.
*Items qualifying for the tax exempt holiday include; school supplies, clothing and footwear selling for $100 or less per item and computers valued at $1,500 or less per item.
About Opry Mills
Opry Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in Tennessee, features a great collection of fashion forward stores such as Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Coach Factory Store, Cole Haan, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Forever 21, Nike Factory Store, Gap Outlet, Lucky Brand Outlet and Bass Pro Shops, as well as the state’s first locations from The Limited Outlet and H&M. Shoppers can also enjoy quality dining and entertainment options including Rainforest Cafe, Aquarium Restaurant, Dave & Buster’s and Regal Cinemas Opry Mills Stadium 20 & IMAX. The Opry Mills Stage presented by Wholesale Inc. and Tennessee Treasures play area further enhance the family shopping experience.
Opry Mills is located seven miles from downtown Nashville, between Interstates 40 and 65, and is within walking distance of the Grand Ole Opry and the 2,800-room Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Regular hours are 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Sunday. For more information on Opry Mills, please call (615) 514-1000 or visit www.oprymills.com. Opry Mills also may be found on Facebook (www.facebook.com/OpryMills) and on Twitter @shOpryMills.
About The Mills, A Simon Company
The Mills®, one of Simon Property Group's five real estate platforms, offers a unique brand of shopping with a mix of popular name brand outlets, value retailers and full-price stores, plus family-oriented dining and entertainment concepts. The Mills are well-located in major metropolitan markets and many are recognized as leading tourism destinations. Notable properties include Arundel Mills (Baltimore), Gurnee Mills (Chicago), Grapevine Mills (Dallas), Ontario Mills (Los Angeles), Opry Mills (Nashville), Potomac Mills (Washington, DC) and Sawgrass Mills (Ft. Lauderdale/Miami).
Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG) is an S&P 100 company and a leader in the global retail real estate industry. The Company currently owns or has an interest in 326 retail real estate properties in North America and Asia comprising 241 million square feet. We are headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employ approximately 5,500 people in the U.S. For more information, visit the Simon Property Group website at www.simon.com.