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Amazon in talks with Simon Property Group on taking over mall space

Aug 10, 2020
But for those other mall tenants, sharing space with Amazon might feel like an insult.
A closed JC Penney department store in North Carolina. Amazon is in talks with Simon Property Group — which owns closed Penney and Sears stores — about using the space as fulfillment centers.
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The mall is dead, long live the mall

Jul 29, 2013
Shopping mall firms struggled during the recession and are still digging out.