PORTLAND, Ore. ( TheStreet) -- Rewatch Fast Times At Ridgemont High, Clueless and Mallrats all you'd like, but Damone, Cher and Jay and Silent Bob aren't hanging out at the mall this summer.Once a summer staple packed with clothes, food courts, arcades and expendable income, the giant indoor mall is dying a slow, unpopular death. ShopperTrak, whose entire purpose is to gauge retail foot traffic, says the number of folks who passed through indoor malls last year dropped 1% from the year before and has been falling steadily.
What It Means When the Mall Goes Away
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