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Gulfport Premium Outlets welcomes 'Deer Widows'

The outlets had a variety of sales and bargains for the entire weekend including gift card giveaways. (Photo source: WLOX News) The outlets had a variety of sales and bargains for the entire weekend including gift card giveaways. (Photo source: WLOX News)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Ever hear of "Deer Widows"? Gulfport Premium Outlets used the phrase to attract women to shop over the weekend. 

Deer widows refers to the time of the year when husbands leave their wives to go hunting, enabling them to have time to go shopping. The outlets had a variety of sales and bargains for the entire weekend including gift card giveaways. 

The sales were also drew a large crowd of early Christmas shoppers and apparently so did the weather.

"The cool weather definitely brings the people out shopping. We're a week and a half away from Thanksgiving and Christmas is right around the corner, and definitely the cool weather helped us tremendously," said store manager Terry Flint.

If you missed the weekends sales, Gulfport Premium Outlets will be open starting at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving day for Black Friday. 

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