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Shopping Centers’ Impact

Despite the downward trend in the overall popularity of shopping centers, they still account for a sizeable part of the U.S. economy. Their impact remains enormous — even if reduced. According to various sources — International Council of Shopping Center … Continue reading

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Revitalizing the Mall

As we have reported before (see this post, for example): “Shopping centers remain very popular in the United States — in the face of strong competition from online retailing and stores not located in shopping centers. However, this strength varies … Continue reading

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The State of U.S. Shopping Centers

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Shopping centers remain very popular in the United States — in the face of strong competition from online retailing and stores not located in shopping centers. However, this strength varies by the…

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The U.S. Shopping Center Is Still Alive and Kicking

Even though online shopping has grown dramatically in recent years, store-based purchases still dominate the retail landscape. Retail professionals know this; many others are surprised that online purchases still represent just a fraction of retail sales. According to research giant … Continue reading

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The Growing Popularity of Malls in Russia

Shopping malls have been popular in the United States and elsewhere around the world for many decades. Now, they are gaining in popularity in Russia. As Andrew E. Kramer reports for the New York Times: “Shoppers who find that 250 … Continue reading

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India Warms to Foreign Retailers

Although India has the second-largest population in the world with more than 1.2 billion people, until recently foreign retailers were allowed to operate there on a very limited basis. Now, this is beginning to change as India loosens its regulations … Continue reading

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Town Square Las Vegas

Town Square Las Vegas is a lifestyle shopping center that features a combination of public parks, retail, hotel, office, dining, and entertainment options. Town Square is oriented around a central town square with fountains and plazas. Family-friendly facilities include a children’s park with a … Continue reading

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