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The biggest mall operator in the US is closing all locations for 12 days to slow the spread of COVID-19

The largest mall operator in the US, Simon Property Group, announced it was closing all mall locations until March 29.
Kate visited a KFC in Thailand.

The Drive-Thru: Coronavirus changes retailers’ cleaning and sick-leave policies

The coronavirus is getting major retailers to change their sick-leave policies. Read about it in this week's edition of The Drive-Thru.
A mall in Texas has temporarily closed due to coronavirus concerns.

A mall in Texas closed due to coronavirus concerns, and it reveals how shopping centers could be jolted by a wider outbreak

North Star Mall in San Antonio closed on Monday for "deep cleaning" after a patient with coronavirus visited several stores and the food court.

Coronavirus threatens US malls as nearly six in 10 shoppers plan to avoid such areas if the outbreak worsens, survey says

US shopping malls could be "hit hard" if the coronavirus outbreak worsens, according to a new survey by Coresight Research.
Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in 2001.

8 photos that show how different Apple stores looked when they first opened — and how they’ve changed

When Apple's first stores opened in 2001, Steve Jobs was CEO, the shelves were cluttered, and the Genius Bar still existed.

Amazon is paying $50 million to take over the historic site of a once-beloved Chicago amusement park and mall

For Amazon, the purchase is the latest in a trend of repurposing abandoned malls and entertainment spaces into business facilities.

Macy’s is turning its back on the mall and focusing on off-price stores and trendy lifestyle concepts to win over millennial shoppers

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette updated investors on his three-year plan to turn around the business on Wednesday.
Traditional shopping malls are adding more entertainment options to attract customers.

Malls across the US are trying to survive the ‘retail apocalypse’ by adding rides, indoor ski parks, and other entertainment options

The "retail apocalypse" is crippling traditional shopping malls. Here's how two malls are trying to lure back customers.
Traditional shopping malls are adding more entertainment options to attract customers.

Malls across the US are trying to survive the ‘retail apocalypse’ by adding rides, indoor ski parks, and other entertainment options

The "retail apocalypse" is crippling traditional shopping malls. Here's how two malls are trying to lure back customers.
The video was taken on a cellphone on Monday.

Chilling video showing a man smashing glass displays in a Bloomingdale’s store highlights a disturbing reality facing retail workers every day

A man destroyed product displays in a Connecticut Bloomingdale's in a video that was caught on a cell phone.