Shopping Mall News


Smithsonian

The Transformation of the American Shopping Mall | Innovation ...
Smithsonian
Headlines claim malls are dying, and some are. But many others are having second lives as churches, schools, hospitals, even farms.

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The Yucatan Times

Police couple executed in Cancun shopping-center parking lot
The Yucatan Times
CANCUN — A police couple was shot to death on Saturday night Sept. 16 in the parking lot of the Gran Plaza shopping center in Cancun. According to preliminary information, those executed are two ministerial police officers from Playa del Carmen.

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Mental Floss

8 Fabulous Facts About Shopping Malls
Mental Floss
Few places encapsulate American consumer culture as well as the shopping mall. The “shop 'til you drop” craze may have reached its peak in the 1980s, but enclosed malls have been a part of the country's landscape for more than 60 years. In the latest ...

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USA TODAY

The reinvention of shopping malls
USA TODAY
Shoppers and Ford employees enjoy the diversity of the Fairlane Town Center mall shops and dining spaces. U.S. malls are morphing to meet the needs of their retail spaces and the demands of shoppers. When Lord and Taylor pulled out of the Fairlane ...

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Chicago Tribune

St. Louis protesters march in upscale malls, suburbs during day; evening turns violent
Chicago Tribune
The eruption late Saturday followed a day of noisy but non-violent demonstrations at suburban shopping malls. Protesters shouted slogans such as "black lives matter" and "it is our duty to fight for our freedom" as they marched through West County ...
2nd night of violent protests in St. Louis after verdictABC News
St. Louis protests peaceful at malls, shopping districtPolitico
Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis businessIdaho Statesman
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Engadget

Alibaba reportedly expanding its empire with physical shopping mall
Engadget
According to reports, ecommerce giant Alibaba is building a five-floor shopping mall near the company's headquarters in the Chinese city of Hangzhou.
Alibaba to open its first brick-and-mortar mall in China, local report ...MarketWatch
Alibaba to Build Its First Brick-and-Mortar Shopping MallInvestorplace.com

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Forbes

5 Mall Redevelopments Adapting To The Changing Retail Climate
Forbes
Between one-fifth and one-fourth of American shopping malls will close in the next five years, according to Credit Suisse. As more and more mall-based retailers struggle to stay relevant, many developers are thinking outside of big-box retailers to ...

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Alibaba spots shopping mall opportunities
Warc
Among other subjects covered in interviews with Bloomberg on the 18th anniversary of the company's foundation, Chairman Jack Ma, Vice Chairman Joseph Tsai and CEO Daniel Zhang outlined their thoughts about a new type of shopping mall. Coming just ...

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The Diplomat

India's Biggest Shopping Mall Reflects Rich-Poor Divide
The Diplomat
The Mall of India near Delhi attracts the eyes of the passer-by, but as you go past the swanky structure, the scene suddenly changes to a cluster of tiny, dirty houses, and huts. This unpleasant confrontation can challenge your view of economic ...

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CNBC

Uber announces tie-up with Westfield's US shopping malls
CNBC
Shoppers who want to hail an Uber will now have designated stations.

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