Retail renewal: what shoppers want now
A ’retail apocalypse’, which has ravaged malls in the US and the UK, is surely on its way to SA. What’s to be done?
A decade ago, building a profitable mall was a fairly simple exercise. As long as you got the location, size, layout, parking and access routes right, you had retailers and shoppers in the bag, so to speak.
No wonder mall owners are feeling wistful...