As compared to outlet malls, premium outlets and premium outlet shopping centers are trademarks owned by the subsidiary of Simon Property Group - Chelsea Property Group, and are used in reference to upscale outlet shopping centers. Generally these outlets are comprised of 80-120 stores with retailers, who are direct manufacturers of home furnishings, designer apparel, sportswear, shoes and specialty items, sold to the public at reduced prices.
Premium outlet centers can be found in the United States, Mexico and Japan. It is here that enthusiastic shoppers can find the largest collection of designer brands and savings from 25% to 65% off the original prices. Among services available at the majority of Chelsea premium outlets are wheelchairs, stroller rentals, ATM machines and International phone cards for sale. Some centers also offer foreign currency exchange, shopper trolleys, and international shipping.
All Chelsea premium outlet malls are owned and operated by individual manufacturers and designers, the most prominent of these being Vacaville Premium Outlets, Napa Premium Outlets, Desert Hills Premium Outlets, Petaluma Village Premium Outlets and Seattle Premium Outlets.
With more than 50 outlet stores, Napa Premium Outlets offers essential savings at Banana Republic, Ann Taylor, Barneys New York Outlet, Coach, Calvin Klein, Ellen Tracy, Jones New York, Liz Claiborne, Tommy Hilfiger and more. In addition to clothing, Napa Premium offers shoes, gifts and accessories.
Designer clothing, footwear and accessories, fashion apparel, home accessories and much more can be found at Vacaville Premium Outlets, comprised of 120 designer shops in the convenient location. You'll enjoy a number of bargains in this shopping paradise and dine at one of the numerous family restaurants.
Located in close proximity to Palm Springs, Desert Hills Premium Outlets is an outlet center that features over 150 brand name discount fashion shops, notably Giorgio Armani, Spa Gear, Polo, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Nike. Available at Desert Hills Premium Outlets are following services: ample parking, electrical vehicle charging station, gift certificates, information center, Japanese speaking concierge, lockers, stroller renal and wheelchairs.
One of the latest outlets malls, Petaluma Village Premium Outlets opened in June 2003, featuring a plasma screen and a sample bar, in addition to a store design, displaying all of Jelly Belly products. Visitors are invited to enjoy shopping at one of 60 outlet stores and take advantage of impressive savings at Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Bose, Gap Outlet, Liz Claiborne, Jones New York, Puma, Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue and more. Services available include food court, bus lines, ATM, gift certificates, stroller rental, wheelchairs, electrical charging station and playground.
Adidas, Ann Taylor, Burberry, Coach, Calvin Klein, Gap Outlet, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Polo and more are available at Seattle Premium Outlets, comprised of more than 100 stores. Visitors are offered savings, ranging from 25% to 65% off regular store prices.