Fashion Outlets of Chicago becoming big draw for international tourists

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ROSEMONT, Ill.  — The Willis Tower, the Buckingham Fountain and Navy Pier are top tourist destinations in Chicago.  But for some international travelers, one more name came be added to the list: The Fashion Outlets of Chicago.

While technically in Rosemont, there are no sites to see, just sales to seize and deals to be had.

The mall has only been open for two years and its customer base is 50/50: 50% locals. 50% travelers from overseas who often go straight from O’Hare airport to the stores with luggage in hand.

WGN News Julie Unruh has more on the growing trend.

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