Are Shopping Malls Destined to Warehouse Online Purchases?

Will shopping ever go back to the 1980s when Americans averaged four trips every month to any one of the 30,000 malls across the country?

Are Shopping Malls Destined to Warehouse Online Purchases?

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  • Paul Abbate Senior Vice President, US, Ipsos Public Affairs
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Probably not, but it is also unlikely that malls will completely disappear given the results of our recent Ipsos U.S. Omnibus survey in which we dug deeper into retail shopping. In fact, many Americans are still visiting malls regularly, with 50% saying they visited a shopping center or plaza within the last week. That said, there is no denying that retail buying has changed dramatically since the heyday of the shopping center. This is how…

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  • Paul Abbate Senior Vice President, US, Ipsos Public Affairs

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