Pottery Barn outlet store to come to Tejon Ranch

The Outlets at Tejon Ranch shopping center, set to open in August, will have more than 70 stores. One of them will be a Pottery Barn outlet store. (Tejon Ranch Co.)

Pottery Barn is opening its only outlet store west of Texas in the Outlets at Tejon, a 320,000-square-foot center north of the Grapevine set to begin operating in August .

The 12,397-square-foot unit will be Pottery Barn’s ninth outlet store in the United States.

Pottery Barn had 193 standard stores as of Oct. 28. The chain is owned by Williams-Sonoma Inc. of San Francisco, which also runs an eponymous chain as well as the West Elm home furnishings business.

In the third quarter, Pottery Barn same-store sales rose 8.4%, smaller than the 11.1% increase it saw during the same quarter in 2012.

The store will join more than 70 other brands, including H&M, Coach, Gap, Banana Republic and Calvin Klein, at the Tejon outlets.

The $90-million shopping destination sits at the junction of the I-5 and Highway 99, 30 miles south of Bakersfield.

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