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  • Shopping malls are big business in Thailand
  • Shopping malls are big business in Thailand
    Dr Burtoni (2014) ©

Shopping malls are big business in Thailand

With e-commerce and direct-to-consumer brands enjoying their time in the sun, media outlets have reported that the modern mall is suffering – 50% of American malls could be closed or repurposed in the years to come. But in Thailand, these shopping utopias are more crowded than ever.



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    In part two, Mandy Saven repositions the shopping mall from retail hub to lifestyle centre.