The End of The Mall Era?

O'Leary, Christopher
March 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;3/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p36
Trade Publication
Explores the trends in retail trade in the U.S. Move of retailers to open stores outside the mall; Lack of appeal of the traditional shopping mall; Implications for Wall Street; Consolidation among specialty retailers; Growth of stores which feature both specialty and traditional merchandise lines; Impact of the shutdown of malls on specialty retailers.


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