For more than 60 years, malls have acted as the backdrop for communities throughout America. But the digital era changed the way cities, businesses, and people operate on a global scale. In retail, e-commerce disrupted traditional modes of shopping, leaving communities marginalized and in need of spaces for interpersonal interaction. Despite the disengagement e-commerce has signaled for local communities across the globe, shopping centers also known as strip malls , in particular, are better positioned to harness the power of community by reinventing themselves into lifestyle centers with emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and big data.
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Close-up of unrecognizable woman in casual clothing standing in spacious shopping mall with lights They want an experience. The days of meeting friends at the mall and shopping all day are gone. They are now not only anchored by department stores but with popular restaurants, bars, salons, cinemas, and fitness centers. These younger consumers place a high priority on experiences, preferring to spend their money on experiences rather than on material things.
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It's an iconic Vegas attraction, and it's free! Shopping on the Las Vegas Strip is a major attraction. Many shopping centers and malls on the Strip are within walking distance of each other, which makes it easy to simply stroll to the next mall and keep shopping — and shoppers will find plenty of stores to explore.
We have a few ideas… but what are yours? In the next 11 months, 1, Walmart stores will be equipped to deliver grocery orders. Kroger also is building 20 robot-operated facilities to assemble online orders.