The following article from Bloomberg is one of many recent stories to report that malls are adding grocery stores in an effort to lure back shoppers. Younger readers (and this graying blogger) may not recall that, as the article points out, supermarkets were once tenants in many American shopping centers. However, they fled to cheaper locations in the 60s and 70s. Now, with so much vacant mall space, they’re beginning to come back.

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