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Andrew J. Groveman




PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2004) - Belz Factory Outlet World Pigeon Forge will add a Black & Decker Factory Store to its line-up of more than 85 brand-name outlet retailers. The new 7,500-square-foot store is scheduled to debut near Entrance 1 and Casual Male Big & Tall at the mall in mid February 2005.

"We're thrilled to add the Black & Decker name to the list of offerings available at Belz," said Andrew J. Groveman, president of Belz Factory Outlet Division. "We continue a tradition of offering our customers brand name merchandise, and Black & Decker will add household products to that list."

The new Black & Decker Factory Store specializes in reconditioned and overstock power tools, accessories and lawn and garden products. They also offer new kitchen appliances, household gadgets and many other helpful items that support the stores' tagline, "make it your own home." Shoppers can find a large selection of tools and houseware and home improvement items boasting the renowned Black & Decker® brand name. Other products include: coordinating tool cases and accessories, electric lawn and garden tools, plumbing items, storage and organizational tools, specialty fastening and assembly systems, fans, heaters, pest control and repellents, security hardware and cleaning and lighting products.

Belz Factory Outlet World in Pigeon Forge is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Shoppers looking for even bigger savings can pick up their free Belz Bonus Card at participating retailers, while supplies last. The card offers more than $300 in bonus savings at participating name brand outlet stores.

About Black & Decker
Black & Decker is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products and technology-based fastening systems. Its products and services are marketed in more than 100 countries, with manufacturing operations in 11 countries. Throughout its businesses, Black & Decker has established a reputation for product innovation, quality, end-user focus, design and value.

About Belz
With headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., Belz is a multi-faceted real estate company that owns and/or manages more than 30 million square feet of developed property. Its more than 40 shopping complexes include Belz Factory Outlet Worlds in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; Puerto Rico; and Orlando and St. Augustine, Fla. Additional information about Belz is available at