Fed up with watching their apparel chains, department stores and electronics locations go dark as Amazon steals their sales and traffic, malls from coast to coast are signing leases with entertainment and experiential businesses to woo back shoppers — and the early results are promising.
At mall operator Westfield’s Topanga, Calif., property, traffic was
up 3.6 percent through the early part of 2017 from a year earlier after
it added YogaWorks, Kate Hudson’s Fabletics and Total Woman Gym + Spa.. . . more