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Gigantic mall in US looks for ways to survive retail blues

King of Prussia Mall's owner turning retail space into other uses to Internet-proof property

King of Prussia Mall (above) is a sprawling complex that houses stores from all corners of the retail universe, more than 50 food venues and a concierge lounge.

New York

THE scene at the US East Coast's largest mall on a recent Friday morning would seem to fly in the face of the doomsday narrative surrounding US retail centres.

A steady stream of holiday shoppers walked through the lacquered halls, browsing stores from Gap to Gucci. By...

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