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These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America as Sears reportedly prepares for bankruptcy
A retail apocalypse is ripping through America, leaving clearance sales and empty malls in its wake. More than 3,800 stores are set to close across the US in 2018, leaving malls emptier than they have been since 2012.
A closed Macy’s store in a dead mall was turned into a homeless shelter — this is what it looks like inside now
A year after a Macy's store in Alexandria, Virginia closed its doors, the empty department store became a homeless shelter. Here's what it looks like inside now.
While malls may be struggling in the United States, many around the world are offering so much more than just shopping. Some have amusement parks, massive movie theaters, live entertainment, and more.
Build-A-Bear was forced to shut down its ‘Pay Your Age Day’ deal after huge crowds and ‘madness’ overtook stores across the US...
Build-A-Bear was forced to end its "Pay Your Age Day" deal early on Thursday, after stores were overwhelmed with customers. Photos from Build-A-Bear locations show long lines stretching throughout malls and scenes that some shoppers described as "madness."
Photographer Stephen DiRado spent two and a half years visiting shopping malls in Massachusetts in the 1980s documenting everyday life. The photos that have emerged present unique time capsule of both the decade and a time when shopping malls were at their peak.
Thousands of mall-based stores — most recently Sears and Claire's — are closing around the US. Urbanism experts say they may transform into schools, gyms, food markets, and community centers.
The largest mall in the US is coming to Miami, and it will have a massive indoor water park and ice rink
Miami is building a $4 billion shopping and entertainment complex — called the American Dream — that will be even larger than the Mall of America and King of Prussia. As hundreds of malls close around the US, the American Dream mall could be a more viable model for retail developments in the future.
In the Chicago suburb of Waukegan, Illinois, the design firm JGMA converted an old Kmart into a bright blue-and-green high school. Before the transformation, the big-box store laid abandoned.
Mall owners say stores are scoring cheap rents by deducting online shopping returns from their total sales figures. It's shifting the burden from the retailers to the malls themselves.
Take a look inside the most luxurious mall in New York City, where Wall Streeters shop designer brands like Louis Vuitton and Gucci
Brookfield Place is home to luxury shopping, two food courts, and several major banks' offices. Take a look inside.