Shopping Malls

A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center in which one or more buildings form a complex of shops with interconnecting walkways, usually indoors. In 2017, shopping malls accounted for 8% of retailing space in the United States.

Shopping Malls Worldwide

Centros Comerciales en Todo el Mundo

Technical innovations such as electric lighting and escalators were introduced from the late 19th century. From the late 20th century, entertainment venues such as movie theaters and restaurants began to be added. As a single built structure, early shopping centers were often architecturally significant constructions, enabling wealthier patrons to buy goods in spaces protected from the weather.

Einkaufszentren Weltweit

世界各地的大型购物中心

Торговые центры по всему миру

Centres Commerciaux dans le Monde

In places around the world, the term shopping centre is used, especially in Europe, Australia, and South America. Mall is a term used predominantly in North America. Outside of North America, “shopping precinct” and “shopping arcade” are also used. In Canada, “shopping centre” is often used officially (as in Square One Shopping Centre), but conversationally, “mall” is mostly used. In North America, Persian Gulf countries, and India, the term shopping mall is usually applied to enclosed retail structures (and is generally abbreviated to simply mall), while shopping centre usually refers to open-air retail complexes; both types of facilities usually have large parking lots, face major traffic arterials, and have few pedestrian connections to surrounding neighbourhoods.

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The largest enclosed shopping mall from 1986 to 2004 was the 350,000 m2 (3,800,000 sq ft) West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In 2019 the largest mall in the world was the New South China Mall in Dongguan, China with a gross floor area of 892,000 m2 (9,600,000 sq ft), second-largest shopping mall was the Golden Resources Mall in Beijing, China. SM Megamall in the Philippines, was the world’s third-largest. The fourth largest shopping mall was SM City North EDSA in Quezon City, Philippines and the fifth largest shopping mall was 1 Utama in Malaysia.
The Dubai Mall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates was in 2019 the second-largest mall in the world by total land area, and the 26th-largest shopping mall in the world by gross leasable area. The most visited shopping mall in the world and largest mall in the United States was the Mall of America, located near the Twin Cities in Bloomington, Minnesota. The largest mall in South Asia was Lucky One Mall in Karachi, Pakistan.

Shopping Centers em Todo o Mundo

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Shopping

Shopping is an activity in which a customer browses the available goods or services presented by one or more retailers with the intent to purchase a suitable selection of them. In some contexts it may be considered a leisure activity as well as an economic one.

Photos and Videos of Stores and Shops

Fotos und Videos von Geschäften

Fotos y Videos de Tiendas

商店的照片和视频

Photos et Vidéos de Boutiques

Фото и видео магазинов

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A larger commercial zone can be found in many cities, more formally called a central business district, but more commonly called “downtown” in the United States, or in Arab cities, souks. Shopping hubs, or shopping centers, are collections of stores (a grouping of several businesses). According to a 2000 report, in the U.S. state of New York, women purchase 80% of all consumer goods and influence 80% of health-care decisions. Typical examples include shopping malls, town squares, flea markets and bazaars.

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Stores are divided into multiple categories of stores which sell a selected set of goods or services. Usually they are tiered by target demographics based on the disposable income of the shopper. They can be tiered from cheap to pricey.
Various types of retail stores that specialize in the selling of goods related to a theme include bookstores, boutiques, candy shops, liquor stores, gift shops, hardware stores, hobby stores, pet stores, pharmacies and supermarkets.

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Fotos e vídeos de Lojas

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