Aussie retailer Cotton On Group to open 17 stores with Macerich; here’s where

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Cotton On Group is expanding its Cotton On and Cotton On Kids brands in the U.S.

A top Australian brand is expanding its U.S. brick-and-mortar footprint in partnership with Macerich.

Cotton On Group will open 17 stores will in Macerich regional town centers across the U.S. (locations at end of article) in 2022 and 2023. The openings are in addition to the 12 Cotton On stores already open within Macerich's portfolio.

Based in Australia, Cotton On Group operates eight fashion and lifestyle brands. It operates more than 1,400 stores in 22 countries.

The Cotton On Group stores coming to Macerich properties include the company’s Cotton On and Cotton On Kids banners, along with several combination "megastore" concepts comprising both brands.   

Cotton On delivers trend-forward womenswear, menswear and accessories, while Cotton On Kids offers fashionable, fun and age-appropriate children's clothing. The brand is known for collaborations with brands such as Disney, MTV and Hard Rock Café.

The company prioritizes “doing good” as well as supporting the work of the Cotton On Foundation under the pillars of holistic education, mental health and environment.

“Cotton On Group and Macerich share an enthusiasm to engage consumers who seek out purpose-driven retailers when making their shopping choices,” said Mark Pan, president USA, Cotton On Group. “Our team will continue to grow, and we want people on the journey with us who are passionate about our customer, who absolutely love what they do – and above all else, who want to make a positive difference."

Best-in-class global brands like Cotton On continue to choose Macerich's outstanding regional town centers for their newest retail locations, thanks to our role as proven platforms for retailer success," said Tom O'Hern, CEO, Macerich. "Cotton On Group has exceptional lifestyle brands that not only provide a wonderful experience for shoppers, but also complement our company's longstanding commitment to social and environmental responsibility."


Cotton On will open stores at:

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls (N.Y.);
FlatIron Crossing (Col.);
Kings Plaza (N.Y.);
Queens Center (N.Y.);
Stonewood Center (Calif.); and
The Mall at Victor Valley (Calif.).

Cotton On Kids will open at:
Danbury Fair Mall (Conn.);
Deptford Mall (N.J.);
FlatIron Crossing (Col.);
Los Cerritos Center (Calif.); and
Queens Center (N.Y.)

Cotton On megastores will open at:
Freehold Raceway Mall – store expansion (N.J.);
Fresno Fashion Fair (Calif.);
Green Acres Mall (N.Y.);
Scottsdale Fashion Square (Ariz.);
Valley River Center (Ore.); and
Washington Square (Ore.).

Cotton On Group's vision is to take their Aussie lifestyle to the rest of the world, Doing Good along the way. With a purpose to make a positive difference in people's lives, today the Group is eight brands, over 1,400 stores operating in 22 countries, and 18,000 team members. To learn more, check out their inaugural impact report, The Good Report.

Macerich currently owns 48 million square feet of real estate consisting primarily of interests in 44 regional town centers, with a significant presence on the West Coast and in Arizona, and the Metro New York to Washington, D.C. corridor.