Loft Outlet, which anchors the north end, is another attractive retailer. Loft Outlet is under the umbrella of Ann Inc., which also operates Ann Taylor stores. And Coach Men is a relatively new concept for Coach; there are only about a dozen stores nationwide, Skoien said.
November's unseasonably warm weather didn't stop mall officials from adorning the buildings with Christmas lights and hanging giant snowflakes across the aisles. A tree lighting ceremony is planned for Nov. 20, with Santa Claus arriving by horse and carriage to light the mall's 25-foot tree.
Stores open at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving night for an “All Night Madness Party,” with free pumpkin pie and hot chocolate.