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TIME

Why the Death of Malls Is About More Than Shopping
TIME
The Schuylkill Mall in Frackville, Pa., is open for business, but you have to look hard to know it. The stores that have shuttered--Sears, Kmart, Spencer Gifts, Hallmark Cards--far outnumber the dozen businesses that remain. The customer-service office ...

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Financial Times

Funds hunt for cracks in most-prized US shopping malls
Financial Times
A defining feature of the financial crisis was a group of hedge funds making vast sums by wagering against supposedly AAA-rated mortgage debt well before markets imploded in 2008. Now some believe a similar story will play out for US shopping malls ...

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CNET

Shopping Mall In Shanghai Solves Bored Husband Problem
NPR
The mall wants to keep people busy while spouses shop. They're called "husband storage pods." Husbands who want a break while others shop can sit in a glass booth with chairs and a PC gaming set up. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Good morning, I'm Steve ...
Shopping mall lets wives leave husbands in gaming podsCNET
Chinese mall introduces 'husband pods' for wives to leave their partners while they shopTelegraph.co.uk
A mall in China installed 'Husband Storage Pods' stocked with video games for bored spouses at shopping mallsAOL
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HuffPost

World's Largest Mall, Now Abandoned, Might Become New Amazon Fulfillment Center
HuffPost
In 1978, Randall Park Mall opened as the largest shopping mall in the world. Located in my hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, the mall played a pivotal role in my childhood, but like most American shopping malls, it has become isolated and abandoned over the ...

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LEDs Magazine

Shopping mall chain invests in powerline communications for IoT lighting
LEDs Magazine
A major owner and operator of malls and shopping centers in the UK and Spain appears to see the potential in that technology, called powerline communications (PLC), which runs both data and electricity over standard 120V and 240V lines. The company ...

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Bloomberg

Shopping-Mall Owners Pay Up to Stay Relevant in Amazon Era ...
Bloomberg
The owner of the Newgate Mall plans to pour $500,000 into overhauling the outdated food court in a bid to lure restaurateurs and hungry shoppers.

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Mashable

Shopping mall builds gaming booths for bored husbands and boyfriends
Mashable
"I'm going to accompany my girlfriend to the mall every day," one user said, in support. "I would be willing to go shopping with my girlfriend if I could even get one" another quipped. "If my husband tells me he'd rather go game than shop with me I'll ...
China mall introduces 'husband storage' pods for shopping wivesBBC News
Chinese Mall Installs 'Husband Storage' Pods For Men Who Simply Can't Take Spending Time With Their WivesNewsweek
This Mall's "Husband Pods” For Men To Use While Women Shop Will Make You CringeBustle
Kotaku -NDTV
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Business Insider

A Chinese shopping mall has created the 'hubby hatch' to entertain bored men
Business Insider
Global Harbour, Shanghai's largest mall, recently launched four “husband rest hatches” where long-suffering boyfriends and husbands can put their feet up and play computer games while their significant others shop till they drop, Thepaper.cn reported ...

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Man leaps from Horton Plaza shopping mall
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Police and paramedics rushed to the mall along Fourth Avenue between Broadway and E Street and initially confirmed that the male jumper was dead, San Diego police said. Several minutes later, however, CPR was being performed and he was taken to a ...

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New York Post

Chaos as Brooklyn shopping mall evacuated after gunshot
New York Post
A huge Brooklyn shopping mall was briefly evacuated after a gunman fired at least one shot Saturday evening, police said. No one was hit by the bullet, fired during a dispute on the first floor of the Kings Plaza Center in Mill Basin around 6 p.m.. The ...
Cops evacuate Brooklyn mall, nab two teen suspects nearbyNew York Daily News

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