The whole mall is built as one big project, instead of different retailers all coming up with their own plans, which reduced the costs for building and design. The Woodbury stores are all outdoors and the whole area is designed to look like a charming Colonial-American style designer village.
Lots of big designer brands have opened these kinds of stores to provide customers with a cheaper option to buy their clothing, shoes, bags, sunglasses and other apparel. This also applies to the Woodbury Commons store directory, with premium designer brands, offering discounted shoes, cloths and apparel. As an outlet customer you must know that the goods represented at the Woodbury Common stores are not always the highest quality.
In practice this means that there can be little mistakes in the sewing, packaging or labeling of the clothes. Little mistakes often overlooked at from a first glance, but for sure something to double check when fitting a new pair of shoes. For the designer brands it is a good opportunity however to get rid of seasonal stock or clothes with small defects and still make some profit on them.
One thing you can be sure of is that the goods you buy at Woodbury are the real deal. No fake fashion or inferior stuff. Since the Woodbury Outlet is located at a dedicated location outside the urban area of New York, the stores can be rented cheaper than regular retailers. The whole mall is built as one big project, instead of different retailers all coming up with their own plans, which reduced the costs for building and design.
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Due to its size, different areas are color-coded to help visitors orient themselves, and on weekends, trolleys are available to transport shoppers from the parking lots and around the center. Due to its proximity to New York City , Woodbury Common is a major attraction for foreign tourists visiting the region. Japanese tourists have been overtaken by Chinese tourists as the most frequent foreign visitors. Tour buses and shuttles make daily trips from New York City,  the center employs a staff of interpreters, and currency exchange and foreign shipping services are available on site.
Guests are greeted in several languages other than English including Japanese , Spanish , French and Portuguese. Orange County officials sometimes refer to Woodbury Common as the county's cash cow as the sales tax collected on the clothing and footwear sold at the center, even after recent reductions by the state, provides a significant portion of the county's revenue.
The center is also a significant part of the local property tax base, particularly for the Monroe-Woodbury Central School District. However, it was also believed by many county residents to account for what was, until recently, a dearth of quality shopping opportunities on the west side of the Hudson as opposed to those available across the river, in southern Dutchess County.
Retailers , according to this theory, were not willing to compete with a large outlet mall for visitors. They also believed that Woodbury Common saturated the upscale-shopping market in the county Orange County's other two malls of note, the Galleria at Crystal Run and the Newburgh Mall , are geared to more downscale shoppers [ citation needed ]. The downside of the revenue is the traffic generated by the mall, particularly on major shopping days. Black Friday in particular was remembered for protracted snarling of not just the expressways leading to Woodbury Common but the local roads as well.
Some motorists were trapped on the mall's internal roads for hours. The following Memorial Day , state troopers, Woodbury police and mall officials tested a new plan whereby they viewed the situation from a command center and made decisions jointly. However, the Sunday of Labor Day weekend in also led to some legendary snarling, since bad weather abated just in time for back-to-school sales and roads backed up: Officials called on the state to build a Route 32 exit ramp that lets southbound drivers reach the Thruway without turning left and blocking traffic.
Find all of the stores, dining and entertainment options located at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets®. The world's finest outlet shopping. Save 25% to 65% every day on designer and name brands including Coach, Gap Outlet, Nike and Polo Ralph Lauren. Oct 08, · We got our bus from Port Authority to Woodbury Common and back without any problems. If you buy the groupon deal though, make sure to take the voucher to the ticket office at Port Authority to exchange for bus tickets before boarding bus/5(K).