Human Interest

Reuters explains how homebound workers inject life into suburban malls after downtowns empty out

Reuters took readers on a deep dive into how, as a pandemic rages and most downtown office employees in many cities around the world work from home at least through year-end, urban retailers’ loss is turning out to be suburban shopping centers’ gain. For many years, downtown malls have been more profitable, attracting office-goers and tourists congregating in city centers, while suburban malls have been relegated to the role of poor relations. The coronavirus pandemic is turning that on its head. 

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Topics of Interest: Human Interest
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Regions: AmericasEurope
Countries: CanadaPortugal
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