What is a Factory Outlet Center (FOC)?
- A FOC is a retail operation and distribution form in that brand articles of several manufacturers are offered to a reduced price at one joint location.
- A FOC is centrally planned, realized and managed by one operator.
- A special form of large-scale retail with multi-thousand square meters of sales area.
- 60 to 140 shops
What are the features of a FOC?
Main assortment: Clothing, Shoes, leather goods
Additional assortment: Watches/jewelry, household supply, Glass/Porcelain, gifts, furnishing goods, linens and household textiles
RANGE OF GOODS
second quality branded goods, remnants, discontinued model, surplus production, returns
nearby areas of high population densities
more than 3m residents, up to 2 hours driving time
10 000 to 30 000 m2
TYPE OF OPERATION, SIZE AND EQUIPMENT
Specialty store, 40 to 600 m², high-quality genre
The lessor (operator) determines how a leaseholder has t run his shop (stipulated). The lessor has a direct access to his leaseholder.
(No complete and current collections)
Other: Gastronomy, leisure facilities
Read more on: Wikipedia
Where are other FOCs in Europa?