Risky shopping?

Rubin, Rita; Sussman, Vic
February 1993
U.S. News & World Report;2/1/93, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p69
Reports that mall officials now realize that aggressive, visible security measures on their premises draw customers by making them feel more secure. Tysons Corner Center, a McLean, Va., mall, hopes that a new brochure detailing the few rapes, robberies, fights and car thefts that have occurred at the mall will allay shoppers' concerns. Advice from security experts; Public safety services available at malls.


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