Wednesday, May 9, 2018

From Toys R Us to Pilates studios: Malls fill empty stores with latest fitness fads

USA Today
In the world of retail, it's increasingly out with the old — traditional department stores or aging fast-food chains — and in with new wellness-oriented gyms and eateries that are in vogue among consumers.

A growing number of Pilates studios, juice shops and other fitness- and health-focused businesses are filling the void as companies such as Sears, J.C. Penney, Toys R Us and Subway shutter locations. . . . more