Italy’s designer outlets are showing booming performances – Eastern European visitors grow

The most important outlet operators in Italy, namely McArthurGlen, Fashion District and Marangi have reported a boom in sales during the month of August accross all their locations. The number of visitors at a total of 15 outlet centers across Italy has reached 3,5 million and sales have grown by 20% compared to the same period last year. The representatives of the outlet operators also confirm the growth in the number of visitors/buyers from Eastern Europe, especially from Croatia, Ukraine, Slovenia. The largest luxury designer outlet, The Place Luxury Outlet in the town of Biella has also registered in August a growth in the number of visitors from Western Europe and United States. They are coming from a stay in Milan and are dedicating minimum one day for shopping in the outlet.