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Spring Fashion (With a Philanthropic Twist) from Carlsbad Premium Outlets


Continues ‘More Than Pink™’ Drive With Susan G. Komen® To Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths In The U.S. By 50 Percent By 2026

Carlsbad CA— Carlsbad Premium Outlets today announced its Spring 2017 More Than Pink movement in support of Susan G. Komen and the fight against breast cancer. As part of its pledge to donate $1 million each year in 2017 and 2018, more than 180 participating Simon Malls, The Mills and Premium Outlets nationwide will be participating in a range of activities during the months of April and May.
“It has been wonderful to see the positive response that the More Than Pink movement has generated over the past year,” said Terri Mannes, Carlsbad Premium Outlets General Manager. “Our shoppers, retailers and employees have embraced the opportunities we’ve offered to support Susan G. Komen in its tireless efforts to reduce breast cancer deaths, and we look forward to continuing that momentum this year.”
Visitors to Carlsbad Premium Outlets will notice the pink theme carried out at the Guest Services booths and staff will be donning pink accessories. Susan G. Komen volunteers will be supporting the program in Center Court from noon – 4 p.m. PT on April 29. Shoppers can also expect to encounter pink “street team” volunteers on alternating weekends through May 31. Other planned activities include:
Discount Card Program: In exchange for a $10 donation to Susan G. Komen, shoppers will receive a Support & Save discount book, available at the Information Center (Suite 100C), Barneys, Calvin Klein, Brooks Brothers or Tommy Hilfiger, providing 25 percent off one item at more than 50 participating retailers. All Discount Card donations support the Susan G. Komen foundation.
 Local Programming: Saturday, May 13, shoppers can join Carlsbad Premium Outlets and project:OM for the world’s largest yoga class of one million bodies strong, to benefit Susan G. Komen. The 20-minute class will take place in Center Court at 9:40 a.m. PT and is designed for all levels, focusing on standing and balance poses to help ground and reduce stress. Participants who register and donate at least $10 will receive a Discount Card. For more information and registration visit
‘Race For The Cure’ events and other activations will take place with local Simon teams working with Susan G. Komen affiliates. Carlsbad Premium Outlets encourages shoppers to locate and register for an event near them by visiting
As of April 2017, Simon has raised $441,667 in support of Susan G. Komen, all generated through the support and participation of shoppers, retailers and employees.

*From October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2018, Simon is proud to support Susan G. Komen® and, with the help of generous individuals like you, will guarantee a contribution of at least $1,000,000 for each year of the program in connection with its various fundraising initiatives, including its discount card program, promotion of Komen’s Race for the Cure®, and promotion of Komen’s Do-It-Yourself fundraising platform.

About Carlsbad Premium Outlets

Located just 30 minutes north of San Diego, Carlsbad Premium Outlets is one of the area’s premier shopping destinations. Shop more than 90 designer and name-brand outlet stores including Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Theory and Vince.

About Simon

Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and an S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit

About Susan G. Komen®

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the federal government while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $920 million in research and provided more than $2 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. That promise has become Komen’s promise to all people facing breast cancer. Visit or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at

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Spring Fashion (With a Philanthropic Twist) from Carlsbad Premium Outlets