Retailers realize the pandemic has also shifted a lot of shopping online.
The commercial landlord agreed to lower mall retailers' base rents for a bigger cut of their sales.
When a customer refuses to wear a mask inside the Butte Plaza Mall, manager Alana Ferko gets called in to help.
The dominoes just keep falling: Banks, utilities, internal employees, maintenance crews — they could all lose out.
They can't let the retailer fail.
The venerable department store is closing all 38 of its brick-and-mortar locations after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
But for those other mall tenants, sharing space with Amazon might feel like an insult.