• When malls were the disruptors of retail
  • October 31, 2017 | Author: Alan Behr
  • Law Firm: Phillips Nizer LLP - New York Office
  • To work in retail is to accept the inevitability of déjà vu. But what returns is often never quite the same, as can be seen in the current struggle by many shopping malls to generate enough traffic to remain viable. Let me take you back to the days of my initiation to retail in New Orleans (site of next week’s National Retail Tenants Association conference), when malls began rising in former fields and woodlands and store owners in all regions struggled to manage the change.​