Forget Tim Geithner…

I vote Chris Parnell for Treasury Secretary.

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From The Times, here’s an article on the demise of the shopping mall that begins with a wedding taking place between a LensCrafters and a Bloomingdale’s in the Mall of America. It must have been so difficult to decide where to register. Interviewing one shopper about why he wants malls to stay afloat, this response was offered:

“The mall is tactile in a way that online shopping isn’t,” he says. “So the kids pick out stuff that they wouldn’t pick out if we were at home shopping on the Web.”

Sound familiar?

Finally, I refer you to a site called that chronicles the continued decline of malls throughout the country. Prior to browsing this page, I had no idea it was possible to be a ‘retail historian.’ Enjoy.


~ by Jessica on January 31, 2009.

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