The Bayou City’s first Lululemon Athletica and Toms outlets will open at Houston Premium Outlets in Cypress this summer.
M&J Powersports, which already had a location in Lake Jackson’s Brazos Mall, also opened a store in the outlet mall July 15. The mall’s owner, Indiana-based Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), announced the new additions July 14.
Vancouver, Canada-based Lululemon Athletica (Nasdaq: LULU) is a yoga-inspired, technical athletic apparel brand that has experienced a surge in popularity over the years. Its first standalone store opened in Vancouver in 2000, and the company went public in 2007. Last year, the company announced it planned to grow revenue from about $2.1 billion in 2015 to more than $4 billion by 2020, Fortune reported at the time. Adding stores was one of the key pillars of the company’s growth plan.
Lululemon’s 3,802-square-foot store at Houston Premium Outlets will be next to Perry Ellis and across from Fossil. It will sell a variety of athletic wear, including performance shirts, shorts and pants, as well as lifestyle apparel and yoga accessories. It’s expected to open in late summer.
Toms outlet uk, a California-based maker of replica toms shoes, eyewear and more, also is expected to open its outlet store in late summer. The 2,689-square-foot store will be next to Banana Republic and will carry women’s, men’s, youth and tiny footwear, eyewear and bags. It will be one of the company’s first outlet stores in Texas, according to Simon.
Toms is known for its “One for One” business model, in which the company provides cheap toms shoes, sight, water, safe birth and bullying prevention services to people in need. Entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie of Arlington, Texas, started the company in 2006.
“We’re thrilled to announce these first-to-market shopping destinations will join Houston Premium Outlets retail lineup,” General Manager Elaine Devine said in Simon’s press release. “The addition of these brands is a direct response to the desires of our shoppers, and we look forward to witnessing their continued success firsthand.”