Stories tagged: malls
Mon., April 10, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Retail woes drag takeover premiums to lowest level since 2008
The retail trends that are keeping U.S. shoppers away from malls are also putting a damper on deal-making. The number of mergers involving apparel, shoes and jewelry dropped 12 percent …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 4:10 a.m.
Stores closing at a record pace as e-commerce chews up retailers
The rapid descent of so many retailers has left shopping malls with hundreds of slots to fill, and the pain could be just beginning. More than 10 percent of U.S. …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 7:11 a.m.
Retail malaise puts pressure on chains to shutter more stores
Reeling from a shaky holiday season and slowing mall traffic, U.S. retailers are facing increasing pressure to close stores as more of their business migrates to the internet.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 7:30 a.m.
Mayhem continues as 200 teens crash Philadelphia mall for Snapchat-planned brawl, officials say
The mayhem that has rippled through malls in more than a dozen states continued Tuesday evening, when about 200 rowdy teenagers showed up en masse at a Philadelphia mall in …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
Mall of America bucks trend by closing on Thanksgiving
Bucking the trend in recent years of Black Friday shopping encroaching into Thanksgiving, the nation’s biggest mall has decided not to open on the holiday this year
Tue., May 10, 2016, 3 p.m.
Malls get creative in their attempts to win back customers
Nationwide, older malls are trying to reinvent themselves – either by spending millions of dollars on extensive renovations or knocking down buildings and starting over. Increasingly, malls across the U.S. …
Sat., April 25, 2015, midnight
University City Mall demolition underway
If you grew up in the Spokane Valley in the 1970s and 1980s, chances are you sat on Santa’s lap at University City Mall. And maybe you got to buy …
Sun., Nov. 2, 2014, midnight
Finding new ways to draw customers is changing how malls look and operate
Friday night can be a bit quiet inside Silver Lake Mall, with a trickle of shoppers walking the beat between anchor stores. But down the west corridor near Sears, a …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010, 5:46 a.m.
U.S. shoppers crowd malls all night long
Bargain shoppers, braving rain or frigid weather, crowded the nation’s stores and malls in the wee hours of the night to get their hands on deals from TVs to toys …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2010, 10:43 a.m.
Mall giant makes bid for General Growth
LOS ANGELES — Simon Property Group, the nation’s largest shopping mall owner, made a $10 billion hostile bid today to acquire ailing rival General Growth Properties.