You’re dead to me, but should you be? Using a retail database to classify American malls by occupancy and sales and an extended analysis of dead and dying malls

  title={You’re dead to me, but should you be? Using a retail database to classify American malls by occupancy and sales and an extended analysis of dead and dying malls},
  author={Joseph Tokosh},
  journal={The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research},
  pages={490 - 515}
  • Joseph Tokosh
  • Published 4 October 2018
  • Business
  • The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research
ABSTRACT The study uses a shopping center database to classify malls by occupancy and sales. A factor analysis is conducted and reduces the large number of variables to a smaller number of mall constructs. The constructs are used to predict mall group membership by occupancy and sales. The results indicate that population and income are important variables towards mall occupancy and sales. An analysis of dead malls follows in order to produce more novel information for the growing interest in… 

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