Sunday, April 22, 2007

The Daily Mall Reader: World’s Largest Shopping Malls

A daily dose of mall-related reading...

"The world’s largest shopping malls"
Asia builds colossal new shopping centers, while the U.S. redevelops - January 9, 2007

(Excerpt) Heading out to the mall--isn't that yesterday's way to shop?

Not in Asia, where a building boom has enormous shopping malls popping up in China, Malaysia and the Philippines, with India expected to jump into the fold soon.

While many traditional malls in North America are getting squeezed by a big-box era that includes the likes of Wal-Mart Stores, Best Buy and Target in nearly every county, Asia's rapidly growing economy has spawned a new wave of consumers looking for places to shop and play. Most of them are quite ritzy, too.

Read the full article here.

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Blogger Cora Buhlert said...

Kind of sad that Far East Shopping Center in Singapore, billed as Asia's largest mall when it opened in 1982, no longer even makes the top ten list.

Sun Apr 22, 06:07:00 PM  
Blogger Chris Sobieniak said...

I wouldn't mind going to China personally since I know I can get a good job there anyway!

Mon Apr 23, 07:15:00 AM  

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