Yes, the mall is still the best place to buy an anniversary gift, especially if your wedding anniversary is the day that you are doing the shopping. I recently celebrated my wedding anniversary. And as I have every year, I purchased my wife’s anniversary gift just in time.
Despite the rise in online purchases, shopping centers still account for over half of retail sales in the U.S. However, the shopping mall experience has changed a lot in the last 25 years. Today, there are roughly 1,000 enclosed malls and approximately 400 upscale lifestyle centers. These lifestyle centers are often serving as a suburban downtown providing retail, entertainment and community.