Half of American Shopping Malls Will Close Down in 10 Years

The Prospect of Online Shopping and Boutique Shops

From 1956 to 2005, over 1500 large shopping mall had been gone up in American. However, there was no new shopping center in the US since 2006. Nevertheless, there are about 1200 shopping center within the US. It is predicted that about 15% shopping mall will be closed down in 5 years and 50% will be disappeared in 10 years. In the year 2013, American online shopping has raised 14%, while the sales volume of the national retailing just added only 3%. Last September, totally over 0.12 billion customers surged up to online shopping and it hit a record of 1.46 billion USD. Here are the pictures from album Black Friday: The Collapse of American Shopping Mall by Seph Lawless, which shows the some abandoned malls in rural.

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