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If retail is dying, why is money pouring into malls?

Builders have been especially busy working on malls, spending $404 million in April

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IfyouareoneofthosepeoplewhothinksAmerica’sretailindustryisdoingjustfine,well,therearethreepossibilities:You’vebeenlivingunderarock;youthinkAmazonreferstoaSouthAmericanriver;oryou’rearealestatedeveloper.     Aseverythingfromonce-mightydepartmentstorestonicheclothingchainsannounceplanstoshutterhundredsoflocations,andretailersfileforbankruptciesatarecordpace,buildersarepouringgrowingsumsintoretailprojects.   Acrossthecountry,constructionspendingonshoppingcentrestopped ...