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Tanger Factory Outlet celebrates 30th anniversary with May promotions

By Staff | May 4, 2011

To officially mark the company’s 30th year of business, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. will celebrate the occasion throughout the month of May, highlighting the anniversary at a number of national events.

Founded in 1981, Tanger Outlet Centers has been an innovative and driving force behind the outlet industry created by its founder, Stanley K. Tanger (1923-2010). The company is both an outlet industry standard and a pioneer through its cultivation of new brands and store offerings, along with outlet shopping center innovations, technical advances and customer amenities.

Creating the next generation of outlet shopping, Tanger Outlet Centers will begin celebrating its Pearl Anniversary with promotions and specials to reward its shoppers during the entire month of May. The company has announced a Register To Win – $30,000 Tanger Shopping Sprees in 30 Days, which will take place through May 31. Eligible shoppers may register to win at the Tanger Outlet Center of their choice, via text message to Tanger 30 at 74700, or mailed entries.

Three lucky shoppers will receive $10,000 each in Tanger Gift Cards. The first prize winner will be selected, via random draw, on Thursday, May 12 from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) where the company will ring the closing bell, ending the trading session that day, in honor of Tanger Outlet Centers’ 30th anniversary. The two additional winners will be drawn on May 20 and May 31.

Commencing on May 10, the company’s retail partner, Ultra Diamonds, has partnered with Tanger toreward eligible Tanger Outlet Center shoppers with an 18-inch strand of freshwater, cultured pearls with any purchase of $250 or more. Tanger Outlet Center Shopper Services location will have complete details on how shoppers may participate in this Pearl Strand gift with purchase offer.

Tanger Outlet Centers has one of today’s most popular Facebook page and a 30th Anniversary Celebration offer has been earmarked exclusively for the company’s Facebook fans. A designer bag from retail partners Michael Kors (who also celebrates their 30th anniversary this year), Kenneth Cole and Coach will be given away daily. This Designer Bag-a-Day Giveawaywill take place from through May 31 with Tanger Outlet Center Facebook fans, and new fans who “like” the page, eligible to win, every day.

On May 12, an attempt will be made to set the Guinness Book of World Records for the World’s Largest Dessert Party. Guinness Book of World Records’ auditors will count the number of the company’s party guests on the floor of the NYSE, at the company’s headquarters in Greensboro, N.C. and at each of Tanger Outlet Centers’ 34 outlet shopping centers in 22 states across the country.

For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4-TANGER or visit www.tangeroutlet.com.