Retailers Moving Into Malls And Storefronts During Pandemic : The Indicator from Planet Money With the pandemic shutting down in-person life, thousands of retail stores closed up shop. But, some retailers see an opportunity for growth by moving into American malls. Let's go to the mall.

All In On Malls

All In On Malls

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Shoppers ride the escalators at the Queens Center shopping mall in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Last year, over 12,000 stores shuttered. But now, some retailers are making an unexpected decision: they're opening more physical stores and going all in with some American malls.

Today on the show, we speak with small business owner Marguerite Adzick, and Kenny Minzberg, chief operating officer of Psycho Bunny, about why they're joining thousands of others in setting up brick and mortar stores or moving into malls.

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