Literature Review: “Get in Loser, We’re Going Shopping”: How Shopping Complexes Affect the Socio-Economics of a Town

Introduction For my essay, I am interested in exploring the socio-economic effects a shopping complex has on the community in which it is built. Understanding the complex relationship between shopping centers and their towns can help developers and local politicians decide if building a mall is truly right for their community. Therefore, in my literature […]

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Research Puzzle- “Get in loser, we’re going shopping”: How Shopping Complexes Affect the Socio-Economics of a Town

In today’s age, many people avoid the hassle of going to stores by doing most of their shopping online. However, despite the surge in online shopping, retail and outlet malls continue to be popular local spots for groups of people to socialize. While many people enjoy going shopping with their friends, often people do not […]

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