The back-to-school shopping season has seen a flood of shoppers hit outlet stores looking for...

|By:, SA News Editor

The back-to-school shopping season has seen a flood of shoppers hit outlet stores looking for bargains, according to Tangers Factory Outlet Centers (SKT +0.4%) CEO Steven Tanger. The company has a good handle on retail traffic with its 39 outlet shopping centers spread out across North America. The nugget also jibes with the recent round of earnings CCs from retailers with execs highlighting the performance at outlet stores a bit more than normal.