US retail is hurting, and your mall is probably feeling it

May 16, 2017
Brick-and-mortar stores are plagued by closures and job loss post-election.
People walk through a nearly empty shopping mall in Waterbury, Connecticut. 
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Outlet malls experiment with food and full-price stores to maintain growth

May 12, 2017
Outlets became part of our shopping lives during the recession. Now they're taking on the trappings of full-price malls.
The latest survey on consumer sentiment from the University of Michigan follows news of high inflation earlier in the week.
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Outlet malls thrive as shoppers search for bargains and experiences

Apr 12, 2017
In the past five years, sales at the shopping centers have doubled to about $50 billion.
In the last five years, sales at outlet malls have doubled to about $50 billion, according to Green Street Advisors. Above, Camarillo Premium Outlets.
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Outlet invasion: Upscale stores head downmarket

Jul 17, 2013
Traditionally upscale chains, like Saks and Nordstrom, now have the majority of their stores in outlet malls.

The role of the outlet mall

Dec 16, 2011
The Citadel Outlets' owner Steven Craig discusses how his outlet malls are doing in this economy, and how they might fare in the future.