AMAC Magazine - Volume 17 / Issue 6 - NOV/DEC 2023


convenience reigns, as the pandemic accelerated the shift to digital shop- ping. This change benefits businesses by reducing expenses, and consum- ers enjoy a wider selection, seam- less browsing, and shopping from anywhere with a swipe. It’s challeng- ing to envision an America without the charm of kiosks, food courts, and the blend of cinnamon pastries and perfume all under one roof . . . right smack in the center of a parking lot. This holiday season, if possible, let us all make an effort to visit the beloved malls of yesteryears, and perhaps they will endure a bit longer.

1. Where was the first shopping mall located in 1956? (a) Minneapolis, MN (b) Wichita, KS (c) Milwaukee, WI (d) Cincinnati, OH 2. Which company funded the first shopping mall in 1956? (a) Macy’s (b) Gimbels (c) Dayton’s (d) Hecht’s 3. During the Mall’s prime in the 1980s, which store was the largest retailer in America? (a) Walmart (b) Sears (c) Daffy’s (d) JCPenney Check your answers here! Or visit

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