Story: Department stores and shopping malls

Leisure shopping

In this 1998 television news item, David Robertson and Grant Hirst discuss the importance of adding attractions such as cinemas to malls, to draw in more shoppers. While internet shopping was a growing part of the retail sector at the time, malls were seen as competitive because they offered people another leisure activity.

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Helen Laurenson, 'Department stores and shopping malls - Mall and department store culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/22236/leisure-shopping (accessed 25 November 2020)

Story by Helen Laurenson, published 11 Mar 2010