62,166 guests attend the 2009 Outlet Sale
Fort Wayne, Ind. (May 4, 2009) – 62,166 guests = 2nd largest Vera Bradley Outlet Sale in history! Guests from 49 states and eight countries were at the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale in Fort Wayne. Every state, aside from Alaska was represented, as well as registrants from Canada, Norway, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Uzbekistan.
“I believe several of our retailers benefited from the shoppers who visited us during the Outlet Sale. As I greeted the ladies and handed them Jefferson Pointe gift bags, they were very excited to be here, and were anxious to take full advantage of what our shopping center had to offer,” says Chris Ford, marketing manager at Jefferson Pointe shopping center.
The Fort Wayne/Allen County Convention and Visitor‘s Bureau is working on an estimated economic impact of the 2009 Vera Bradley Outlet Sale on the community.
About Vera Bradley: Vera Bradley handbags, luggage and accessories have recently been seen on: Desperate Housewives, Brothers and Sisters, According to Jim, Samantha Who and in more than 20 feature-length films, as well as in celebrity gift lounges surrounding the 2008 Tony Awards, 2008 Daytime Emmys and 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Friends Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Particia R. Miller founded the Fort Wayne-based company in 1982. In addition to a distinctive collection of signature handbags, Vera Bradley designs stationery, rolling luggage, innovative limited edition lines, tableware, fine rugs and eyewear. verabradley.com