Tax Free Shopping at Opry Mills
GET READY! GET SET! GO! FOR THE SECOND LARGEST SHOPPING SEASON OF THE YEAR AT OPRY MILLS
Tennessee’s Tax Exemption Holiday August 1 - 3 Means Greater Outlet Savings at Opry Mills
NASHVILLE, TN (July 10, 2014) – Shoppers are sure to stock up on all of the latest must-haves just in time for back-to-school as Opry Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in Tennessee, celebrates the state’s Sales Tax Holiday from Friday, August 1 through Sunday, August 3. According to the National Retail Federation, back-to-school is the second-largest shopping season of the year following the winter holidays and the average person with children in grades K-12 will spend $688 on supplies and clothes.
“Opry Mills can’t be beat for back-to-school shopping with an unmatched selection of stores offering savings second only to Black Friday,” said Tarasina Schneller, director of marketing and business development at Opry Mills. “Families can find the brands they love for less in every merchandise category and stay within their budgets when they shop at Opry Mills.”
Opry Mills is home to nearly 40 of which specialize in merchandise for children and teens to help students look their best for the new school year. Shoppers will find everything they need to get ready for the first day of class at American Eagle Outfitters Factory Store, Carter’s, Justice, Janie and Jack Outlet, Forever 21, The Children’s Place Outlet and more. Parents will also be able to stock up on uniforms for the new school year by taking advantage of unbeatable every day prices at Gap Outlet, Osh Kosh B'Gosh Outlet, Gymboree Outlet and Old Navy Outlet.
Young shoppers will also find the top footwear brands to complete their outfit from Opry Mills’ shoe retailers such as Journeys Kidz, Foot Locker, Skechers USA Outlet, Off Broadway Shoes, Nike Factory Store, the PUMA Store, Nine West Outlet, Rack Room Shoes, Stride Rite and Famous Footwear.
Plus, Opry Mills has everything students need to excel in the classroom. Kids can stock up on school essentials, such as notebooks, organizational items and athletic gear at Bed Bath & Beyond and Under Armour Factory House. Tech-savvy shoppers can fulfill all of their electronic back-to-school need at a selection of retailers offering an array of devices at unmatched prices, including Bose Factory Store and RadioShack.
Fashion-focused shoppers getting ready for college can also take advantage of this annual holiday. Students can stock up on the latest fall fashion trends from popular retailers, including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Lucky Brand Outlet, Nautica Factory Store, J.Crew Factory and G by Guess.
In addition to being exempt from paying the 9.25% sales tax on qualifying items, shoppers will enjoy door buster deals at many of Opry Mills’ more than 200 popular retailers. Guests are encouraged to stop by Simon Guest Services near Entry 1 and Old Navy Outlet for a complete list of items which qualify for tax exemption, such as school supplies selling for $100 or less per item, clothing and footwear selling for $100 or less per item and personal computers selling for $1,500 or less.
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. Opry Mills’ famous Entertainment Stage and Tennessee Treasures play area further enhance the family shopping experience.
Opry Mills is conveniently located seven miles from downtown Nashville, in Opryland off of Briley Parkway at exit 11, 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
The Mills®, a part of Simon, 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 is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit simon.com.