Trio of stores debut at Tulare Outlets

Tulare Outlets will soon be home to Rocket Fizz, Kate Spade New York, and Michael Kors.(Kenny Goodman)

Tulare Outlets opens three new stores in the outlet mall including Rocket Fizz, Michael Kors and Kate Spade

TULARE – In the upcoming months, three new stores are set to debut at the Tulare Outlet Mall, offering a variety of unique products to cater to discerning customers.

The three businesses coming to the Tulare Outlet Mall this year include Rocket Fizz, Michael Kors and Kate Spade. With their debut, Kate Spade New York and Michael Kors Outlet will be offering significant outlet pricing of 30-70% off regular retail pricing. The new stores are expected to all be open by July.

“They are high-end stores. We (already) have Coach and they do very well, So these stores are adding more options to high-end female luxury,” Madalyn Souza, marketing manager for Tulare Outlets said.

Each of the stores will have ribbon cuttings on the days of their opening. All three stores will operate during the normal Tulare Outlet Mall hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays.

Kate Spade New York is expected to open on May 31 and will be set between Kay Jewelers and Columbia Factory Store. According to the release, the brand’s founding principles define a style unique to them. Under the vision of creative director Nicola Glass, the brand continues to celebrate confident women. Now Kate Spade is a global life and style brand with handbags, ready-to-wear fashion, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more.

The other high-end brand coming to Tulare Outlets, Michael Kors, is expected to open its doors on July 25, and will be sandwiched between Kay Jewelers and Kate Spade Outlet. As noted in the release, Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer brand of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear fashion. These products include footwear, watches, jewelry, women’s, and men’s ready-to-wear fashions, eyewear and a full line of fragrance products.

As for Rocket Fizz, the store is looking to bring its own unique options to products to Tulare, which are not available in many stores.

“They have a lot of fun nostalgic things like signs, candy and funky soda soda flavors,” Souza said.

Rocket Fizz stores carry thousands of fun candies, bottled soda pops, gag gifts and toys, nostalgic tin signs and many other surprises. The store is expected to open by the end of March 2024 between Journeys and O’Neill.

“These new retailers are going to be a big draw for our region and bring even more business to the area,” Souza said in the press release. “Plus our community will enjoy the great deals and styles offered.”

The Tulare Outlets Mall is in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and, as it is described in the announcement, acts as a “must-stop shopping experience for travelers making their way through the state of California.” In its convenient location off Highway 99, Tulare Outlets is the perfect stop to meet all shopping, dining and entertainment needs while appreciating all Central California has to offer.

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