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Verbatim: Vera Bradley changes dates for outlet sale

Statement issued Friday:

Fort Wayne, Ind. (September 24, 2010) – Vera Bradley is changing the dates of the 2011 Fort Wayne Outlet Sale from the week of May 2 to April 13 - 17, 2011. The new sale dates will include two ticketed days and three public days.

Vera Bradley Outlet Sale

  • Wednesday, April 13 - Tickets Required
  • Thursday, April 14 - Tickets Required
  • Friday, April 15
  • Saturday, April 16
  • Sunday, April 17
“The Vera Bradley outlet sale has grown to more than 60,000 attendees. As we continue to expand the outlet sale product offering, increase special events and enhance the experience for the consumer, we require more resources within our company and in the community,” says Dave Thompson, vice president of retail. “We have decided to move the dates of the Outlet Sale away from other conflicting Vera Bradley events.”

Tickets for Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14 will be available while supplies last at in late January. The company is requiring tickets for two days to help control crowds.

Vera Bradley handbags, travel items, accessories, stationery and eyewear will be available at the Fort Wayne Outlet Sale for up to 65% off of retail prices!!

More information will be available regarding ticket prices and session times in November.

About Vera Bradley: Friends Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia R. Miller founded the Fort Wayne-based Vera Bradley in 1982. In addition to a distinctive collection of signature handbags, Vera Bradley designs stationery, rolling luggage, innovative limited edition lines, tableware, fine rugs and eyewear. Vera Bradley handbags, luggage, stationery and eyewear have recently been seen on: Modern Family, Desperate Housewives, Brothers and Sisters, Entourage, Friday Night Lights and in more than 20 feature-length films, as well as in celebrity gift lounges surrounding the 2010 Tony Awards and the 2010 Emmys.

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