New York – Saks Inc. plans to open seven new Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th stores in 2014: The Outlets at Bloomfield in Pearl, Miss.; Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Va.; Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Fla; Outlet Shoppes at Louisville/Lexington, Ky.; Twin Cities of Eagan in Minneapolis, Minn.; The Mayfair Collection in Mayfair, Wis.; and Easton Gateway in Columbus, Ohio.
The stores will range from 25,000 sq. ft. to 28,000 sq. ft. and will be modeled in Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th luxury-in-a-loft store design. Since its debut in 2008, the design has maximized efficiency and flexibility, enabling easy changes in the general layout. The new stores will be bright and uncluttered, with no hard aisles and one consistent, hard-surface floor throughout. All fixtures will be on casters, ensuring ease in movement, and all hardware will be interchangeable between fixtures.
“We look forward to the continued expansion of the Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th store base into new markets and to provide our customers with a state-of-the-art shopping environment,” noted Robert Wallstrom, President of Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th. “The seven new stores are located in key communities and will be important additions to the company. We are excited to serve the customers of these communities with premium designer brands at an extraordinary value.”
Saks currently operates 70 Saks Off 5th stores.