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Westfield Shopping Center

November 23, 2009 21:36 ET

Westfield '12 Days of Shopping' Season of Celebration Kicks Off November 27

The Spirit of the Holidays Arrives in Westfield Shopping Centers Across the Country With Festive Events, Great Savings and Holiday Fun Every Weekend November 27 Through Christmas

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 23, 2009) - With the most wonderful time of the year approaching, Westfield embraces the spirit of the season and kicks off the Westfield '12 Days of Shopping' season of celebration at its more than 50 shopping centers across the US. Throughout the '12 Days of Shopping,' holiday joy will fill the air as Westfield shoppers are treated to enter-to-win shopping sprees, car and jewelry giveaways, merry holiday music, charitable giving opportunities, savory food samplings, great prices on holiday gifts and much more. The celebration begins Friday, November 27 and takes place every Friday through Sunday concluding Sunday, December 20. Also beginning on November 27 is Real Simple magazine's '15 Gifts and You're Done' program, a gift with purchase promotion that will extend through the holiday season. In celebration of its launch, Real Simple will offer a free gift to the first 500 Westfield shoppers on Black Friday.

"We know our customers count on the Westfield brand for all of the extras that make shopping at our centers special, and the 12 Days of Shopping is sure to meet their expectations," said Alan Cohen, executive vice president of marketing and partnership marketing with Westfield. "Each of the12 days of promotions and events delivers something unique to our customers. Our goal is to make this holiday shopping season exciting and memorable for the whole family and successful for our retailers partners."

Highlights of the "12 Days" include exclusive savings with "five golden deals" (on the "5th day of shopping"), fifty percent off of photos with Santa, complimentary gift wrap and free gifts with purchase. Exciting contests offer the chance to win a car, shopping sprees and trips, jewelry and electronics. Each center will also provide shoppers the opportunity to help local people in need through charitable donations.

Here is a glimpse of what's in store:

-- On the first day . . . one shopping spree!           Friday, November 27
Free gift from Real Simple magazine for the first 500 shoppers
Register to win one of twelve $5,000 shopping sprees.

-- On the second day . . .  two ways to connect!      Saturday, November 28
Shoppers can win a laptop and a Smart Phone.

-- On the third day . . . three tasty treats!           Sunday, November 29
Savor the season with samplings throughout the center.

-- On the fourth day . . . four smiles with Santa!       Friday, December 4
Fifty percent off on photos with Santa.

-- On the fifth day . . . five golden deals!           Saturday, December 5
Enjoy fabulous exclusive savings at your favorite stores.

-- On the sixth day . . . six choirs singing!            Sunday, December 6
Local choirs fill the centers holiday sounds.

-- On the seventh day . . . seven ways to give!         Friday, December 11
Each center will host opportunities to
help those in need in the community.

-- On the eighth day . . . eight green ideas!         Saturday, December 12
We're giving away a SmartCar and eight tips
to go green this holiday season.

-- On the ninth day . . . nine elves a-wrapping!        Sunday, December 13
Wrap up the season with free gift wrapping on two purchases.

-- On the tenth day . . . ten fashion trends!           Friday, December 18
Register to win a shopping trip to Los Angeles or
New York plus a $10,000 wardrobe.

-- On the eleventh day . . . eleven shiny gems!       Saturday, December 19
Dazzling jewelry giveaway!

-- On the twelfth day . . . twelve wishes granted!      Sunday, December 20
Twelve lucky children will have their holiday
wishes granted by Santa himself.

Although the core elements of the '12 Days of Shopping' campaign are consistent across the country, each Westfield center will enhance the season of celebration with offers, savings and promotions designed specifically for their customers and communities.

Shoppers can find their nearest Westfield shopping center and more information about the '12 Days of Shopping' at

About The Westfield Group

The Westfield Group (ASX: WDC), an internally managed, vertically integrated shopping center group undertaking ownership, development, design, construction, funds/asset management, property management, leasing and marketing activities and employing in excess of 4,000 staff worldwide. It has investment interests in 119 shopping centers in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States and is the largest retail property group in the world by equity market capitalization. In the US, the Group has a portfolio of 55 shopping centers that are home to approximately 9,000 specialty stores and comprise over 63 million square feet of leasable space in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Washington.

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