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Lacoste Outlet

Lacoste is a high-end apparel company founded in 1933 that sells high-end clothing, footwear, perfume, leather goods, watches, eyewear, and most famously tennis shirts. In recent years, Lacoste has introduced a home line of sheeting and towels. The company can be recognized by its green crocodile logo.
Its major competitors include Armani, Fred Perry, Polo Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger.

History
René Lacoste founded La Chemise Lacoste in 1933 with André Gillier, the owner and President of the largest French knitwear manufacturing firm at the time. They began to produce the revolutionary tennis shirt Lacoste had designed and worn on the tennis courts with the crocodile logo embroidered on the chest. Although the company claims this as the first example of a brand name appearing on the outside of an article of clothing[1], the “Jantzen girl” logo appeared on the outside of Jantzen Knitting Mills’ swimsuits as early as 1921[2]. In addition to tennis shirts, Lacoste produced shirts for golf and sailing. In 1951, the company began to expand as it branched from “tennis white” and introduced color shirts. In 1952, the shirts were exported to the United States and advertised as “the status symbol of the competent sportsman,” influencing the clothing choices of the upper-class. It is still one of the most popular brands in the United States, sporting the “preppy wardrobe”.

A Lacoste tennis shirt, from the 2006 spring collection
In 1963, Bernard Lacoste took over the management of the company from his father René. Significant company growth was seen under Bernard’s management. When he became president, around 300,000 Lacoste products were sold annually. The Lacoste brand reached its height of popularity in the US during the late 1970s and became the signature 1980s “preppy” wardrobe item, even getting mentioned in Lisa Birnbach’s Official Preppy Handbook of 1980. The company also began to introduce other products into their line including shorts, perfume, optical and sunglasses, tennis shoes, deck shoes, walking shoes, watches, and various leather goods.
In the United States in the 1970s and 1980s, Izod and Lacoste were often used interchangeably because starting in the 1950s, Izod produced clothing known as Izod Lacoste under license for sale in the U.S. This partnership ended in 1993 when Lacoste regained exclusive U.S. rights to distribute shirts under its own brand. In 1977, Le Tigre Clothing was founded in an attempt to directly compete with Lacoste in the US market, selling a similar array of apparel, but featuring a tiger in place of the signature Lacoste crocodile.
More recently, Lacoste’s popularity has surged due to French designer Christophe Lemaire’s work to create a more modern, upscale look. In 2005, almost 50 million Lacoste products sold in over 110 countries. Its visibility has increased due to the contracts between Lacoste and several young tennis players, including American tennis star Andy Roddick, French rising young prospect Richard Gasquet, and Swiss Olympic gold medalist Stanislas Wawrinka. Lacoste has also begun to increase its presence in the golf world, where noted two time Masters Tournament champion José María Olazábal and Scottish golfer Colin Montgomerie have been seen sporting Lacoste shirts in tournaments.
Bernard Lacoste became seriously ill in early 2005, which led him to transfer the presidency of Lacoste to his younger brother and closest collaborator for many years, Michel Lacoste. Bernard died in Paris on March 21, 2006.
Lacoste licenses its trademark to various companies. Until recently Devanlay owned the exclusive worldwide clothing license, though today Lacoste Polo Shirts are also manufactured under licence in Thailand by ICC and also in China. Pentland Brands has the exclusive worldwide license to produce Lacoste footwear, Procter & Gamble owns the exclusive worldwide license to produce fragrance, and Samsonite holds the worldwide license to produce Lacoste bags and small leather goods.
In June 2007, Lacoste introduced their very first e-commerce site [3] for the U.S. market.
Hayden Christensen is the face of the Challenge fragrance for men.

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Hang Loose Outlet

In 1982, when the surfwear market did not exist, Alfio Lagnado created the brand Hang Loose. Surfer, he sought a viable alternative for their trips in search of perfect waves. It was then that he noticed the lack of specific shorts to practice the sport and started to produce them. Until then, the only models available in Brazil were brought from abroad. Today, the Hang Loose brand is the leader in surfwear and clothing exports its articles to several countries in Latin America and Europe.

In 1986, an action very daring for its time, held the Hang Loose Pro Contest, in Praia da Joaquina, Florianópolis (Brazil). The World Tour event was considered a landmark in the history of surfing in Brazil and today is the country’s most traditional tournament. Went through several of Brazil as Joaquina Beach, Florianópolis; Pitangueiras, in Guaruja, Gaibu Maracaípe and in Pernambuco, in 2000 to reach the paradise of Fernando de Noronha archipelago. This year the tournament takes place for the 11th time on the island and is the only country with the prime status and level six stars for its excellent quality of the waves.

Thus was born the Hang Loose, 100% Brazilian brand, unlike the competitors at the time – mostly gringo. In 1988, the Hang Loose sent to the ASP World Tour the famous dynamic duo formed by Flavio “Teco Padaratz and Fabio Gouveia. With this, Brazil has become part of the surfing world, giving international prominence to the company.

Over the past three years (2007, 2008 and 2009), also sponsored the only stage of the World Championship Tour (WCT) in Brazil – the elite of the surfing world – and was considered by Tops as the best evidence of the 2008 season. In 2007 it was won by Mick Fanning (winning the world title in Brazil) in 2008 and by Bede Durbidge phenomenon in 2009 by Kelly Slater.

In 1995, began supporting the basic categories, sponsored by the Sao Paulo circuit Amador, the Hang Loose Surf Attack. And in 2008 innovated to create the Hang Loose Surf Camp, clinic developed by experienced coach Paul Kid in order to prepare amateur athletes, providing the physical, psychological and nutritional treatment for one week in Itacare (Bahia).

In the team, Hang Loose has featured athletes on the world stage. Represent the brand in competitions worldwide Bernardo Miranda, Junior Faria and Ian Gouveia. Mestre Fabio Gouveia, after more than 20 years dedicated to the competitive landscape, is a new phase, focusing on the free surf and travel with the new generation, and prepare content for media in general. The freesurf Danylo Grillo explores the hottest peaks in the world, while the big rider Sylvio Mancusi fighters curl – and the waves – the heavier the planet. In amateur competitions Victor Bernard, despite his young age, has accumulated many important titles in the curriculum.

Produced by specialists in Brazil and abroad, accompanied by a work of quality supervision that follows the normal environmental and labor regulations, products are moved in over a thousand points of sales and multi-format under license abroad.

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Banana Republic Outlet

Banana Republic is an American clothing brand founded by Mel and Patricia Ziegler in 1978 as a travel-themed clothing company; subsequently it has largely eliminated this tropical or travel-related theme. The company was bought by Gap in 1983. Banana Republic has over 500 stores located internationally.

The Gap, Inc. acquired Banana Republic in 1983, eventually rebranding it as a mainstream luxury clothing retailer. The eccentric tourist-oriented items were phased out and were replaced with more luxurious, but less unique items for which the brand is currently known. To set itself apart from Gap as a more upmarket brand, Banana Republic occasionally buys and refurbishes historic buildings for its retail locations.

The company operates more than 500 Banana Republic stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico) and 26 stores in Canada. The Gap, Inc. is expanding its international presence with franchise agreements for Gap and Banana Republic in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Banana Republic opened its first store outside North America in 2005 in Ginza, Tokyo’s most prestigious shopping district. Banana Republic’s presence in South Korea debuted on August 24, 2007 with a flagship store in the Apkujeong district of Seoul. In 2007, the first Banana Republic stores opened at The Avenues shopping mall in Kuwait City, Kuwait; Senayan City in Jakarta, Indonesia; and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Banana Republic opened its first store in Turkey on March 15, 2008 in the Kanyon Shopping Mall in Istanbul.[1] By May 2008, İstinye Park Shopping Mall and Nişantaşı stores were also opened in Istanbul. More stores are planned to be opened in Ankara and İzmir by the end of 2008 to bring the total number of stores in Turkey to six.[2].
Banana Republic was first introduced in Saudi Arabia in late 2008, with a first opening in Mall of Arabia in Jeddah and a second opening in Riyadh Gallery Mall in Riyadh in March 2009.
On March 20, 2008, Banana Republic opened its 17,000-square-foot (1,600 m2) flagship store on the luxurious Regent Street in London, England.[3] On May 9, 2008, Banana Republic opened its flagship store on Greenbelt 5 in Makati City, Philippines.

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Amazon Outlet

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is an American-based multinational electronic commerce company. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, it is America’s largest online retailer, with nearly three times the Internet sales revenue of the runner up, Staples, Inc., as of January 2010.
Jeff Bezos founded Amazon.com, Inc. in 1994 and launched it online in 1995. The company was originally named Cadabra, Inc., but the name was changed when it was discovered that people sometimes heard the name as “Cadaver.” The name Amazon.com was chosen because the Amazon River is the largest river in the world, and so the name suggests large size, and also in part because it starts with ‘A’ and therefore would show up near the beginning of alphabetical lists. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, CDs, MP3 downloads, computer software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, and toys. Amazon has established separate websites in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, and China. It also provides international shipping to certain countries for some of its products. A 2009 survey found that Amazon was the UK’s favorite music and video retailer, and third overall retailer.

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Adidas Shoes Outlet

Outlet Adidas

Adidas authenticity, inspiration, honesty and commitment – are derived from sport. Historically, this sensibility was demonstrated through early and continued involvement with Olympic athletes, as well as active sponsorship of major global sporting events – like the World Cup. Today these events provide an ample playing field for sportswear companies to duke it out for representation and thus market share.

Adidas OUTLET:

* Albertville Premium Outlets – Albertville, MN (Minneapolis/St. Paul area)
* Allen Premium Outlets – Allen, TX (Dallas area)
* Aurora Farms Premium Outlets – Aurora, OH (Cleveland area)
* Birch Run Premium Outlets – Birch Run, MI (Detroit Area )
* Camarillo Premium Outlets – Camarillo, CA (Los Angeles area)
* Carlsbad Premium Outlets – Carlsbad, CA (San Diego area)
* Carolina Premium Outlets – Smithfield, NC (Raleigh area)
* Chicago Premium Outlets – Aurora, IL (Chicago area)
* Cincinnati Premium Outlets – Monroe, OH (Cincinnati/Dayton area)
* Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets – Clinton, CT (Connecticut Shoreline)
* Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets – Troutdale, OR (Portland area)
* The Crossings Premium Outlets – Tannersville, PA (Pocono Mountains area)
* Edinburgh Premium Outlets – Edinburgh, IN (Indianapolis area)
* Ellenton Premium Outlets – Ellenton, FL (Tampa Area)
* Gaffney Premium Outlets – Gaffney, SC (Greenville/Charlotte Area)
* Gilroy Premium Outlets – Gilroy, CA (San Jose area)
* Grove City Premium Outlets – Grove City, PA (Pittsburgh Area)
* Hagerstown Premium Outlets – Hagerstown, MD (Baltimore/Washington D.C. Area)
* Houston Premium Outlets – Cypress, TX (Northwest of Houston)
* Jersey Shore Premium Outlets – Tinton Falls, NJ (Jersey Shore region)
* Johnson Creek Premium Outlets – Johnson Creek, WI (Between Madison & Milwaukee)
* Kittery Premium Outlets – Kittery, ME (Kittery area)
* Las Americas Premium Outlets – San Diego, CA (San Diego)
* Las Vegas Outlet Center – Las Vegas, NV (South end of Strip)
* Las Vegas Premium Outlets – Las Vegas, NV (North of the Strip)
* Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets – Leesburg, VA (Washington D.C. area)
* Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets – Michigan City, IN (Chicago area)
* North Bend Premium Outlets – North Bend, WA (Seattle area)
* North Georgia Premium Outlets – Dawsonville, GA (Atlanta area)
* Orlando Premium Outlets – International Dr – Orlando, FL (Minutes from Universal Studios)
* Orlando Premium Outlets – Vineland Ave – Orlando, FL (Orlando area)
* Osage Beach Premium Outlets – Osage Beach, MO (Lake of the Ozarks area)
* Philadelphia Premium Outlets – Limerick, PA (Philadelphia area)
* Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets – Pleasant Prairie, WI (Milwaukee Area)
* Puerto Rico Premium Outlets – Barceloneta, PR (Puerto Rico)
* Queenstown Premium Outlets – Queenstown, MD (Annapolis Area)
* Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets – Mercedes, TX (Rio Grande Valley)
* Round Rock Premium Outlets – Round Rock, TX (Austin area)
* Seattle Premium Outlets – Tulalip, WA (North of Seattle)
* St. Augustine Premium Outlets – St. Augustine, FL (Northeast Florida)
* Vacaville Premium Outlets – Vacaville, CA (Between San Francisco & Sacramento)
* Waikele Premium Outlets – Waipahu, HI (Honolulu area)
* Waterloo Premium Outlets – Waterloo, NY (Finger Lakes region)
* Williamsburg Premium Outlets – Williamsburg, VA (Williamsburg Area)
* Woodbury Common Premium Outlets – Central Valley, NY (NYC area)
* Wrentham Village Premium Outlets – Wrentham, MA (Boston area)

Adidas Originals

* Las Vegas Outlet Center – Las Vegas, NV (South end of Strip)

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* Orlando Premium Outlets – Vineland Ave – Orlando, FL (Orlando area)

STORE LOCATIONS
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Birch Run, MI
Flint, Saginaw and Detroit Markets
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Ellenton, FL
Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Bradenton Market Area
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Gaffney, SC
Greenville, Charlotte, Gaffney Area
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Grove City, PA
Pittsburgh, Youngstown, Erie Area
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Hagerstown, MD
Baltimore/Washington D.C.
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Jeffersonville, OH
Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Orlando, FL
Orlando and Central Florida Area
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Pleasant Prairie, WI
Chicago/Milwaukee
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Queenstown, MD
Annapolis/Chesapeake Bay/Washington D.C.
adidas Outlet Store at Prime Outlets – Williamsburg, VA
Williamsburg, Richmond,Norfolk and Virginia Beach

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