First Kansas City area Express Factory Outlet will open at Legends Outlets Kansas City in spring 2015

New addition will replace longtime retailer Tommy Hilfiger, closing Dec. 28, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (Dec. 18, 2014) – Kansas City’s signature outdoor designer outlet shopping center announces Express Factory Outlet will open its first Kansas City area location this spring at Legends Outlets Kansas City. The new Express Factory Outlet store will replace Tommy Hilfiger, a longtime Legends Outlets tenant that will officially close Dec. 28. Shoppers can continue to take advantage of Tommy Hilfiger’s holiday promotions and special savings until the store closes.

The only area Express Factory Outlet will occupy Tommy Hilfiger’s former 7,061-square-foot space next to Phoenix Theaters Legends 14 by the Civic Courtyard Fountain at 1837 Village West Parkway B-129.

Express Factory Outlet will offer the latest trends and appeal to fashion-forward shoppers who value quality at affordable prices. Merchandise will reflect the brand’s modern, cool style, while featuring an assortment of both men’s and women’s apparel and fashion accessories including work, weekend, going out and casual wear.

The Legends Outlets location will be Express Factory Outlet’s first Kansas store and fifth in the Midwest region. Express Factory Outlet joins other recently opened stores at Legends Outlets including Kansas City’s only area Eddie Bauer Outlet, Haggar Clothing Co. and Coach Factory Store.

About Express

Express is a specialty apparel and accessories retailer of women's and men's merchandise, targeting the 20 to 30 year old customer. The Company has over 30 years of experience offering a distinct combination of fashion and quality for multiple lifestyle occasions at an attractive value addressing fashion needs across work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. The Company currently operates approximately 630 retail stores, located primarily in high-traffic shopping malls, lifestyle centers, and street locations across the United States, in Canada, and in Puerto Rico. Express merchandise is also available at franchise stores in the Middle East and Latin America. The Company also markets and sells its products through the Company's e-commerce website,

About Legends Outlets Kansas City

Located in the heart of Village West, the state of Kansas’ top tourist destination, Legends Outlets Kansas City is the only outlet shopping destination serving the greater metropolitan region. Conveniently situated at the intersection of Interstate 435 and Parallel Parkway just north of Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kan., Legends Outlets Kansas City is the home to nearly 75 leading designer and favorite brand name stores including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Outlet, J.Crew | crewcuts, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger and Under Armour®, among many more, which offer savings of up to 65 percent off regular retail prices.  Also featuring a wide array of restaurant and entertainment venues, the property welcomes more than 10 million guests annually.  Legends Outlets Kansas City is the first collaboration between KKR, a leading global investment firm, and operating partner RED Legacy, a Kansas City-headquartered development company. The outlet center is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with some venues open extended hours. To learn more about Legends Outlets Kansas City, visit or call 913-788-3700. For updates, “like” Legends Outlets on Facebookfollow on Twitter, and follow on Instagram