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Lack of pizzazz rings death knell for US mall

Concord, New Hampshire's Steeplegate is one of 300 malls in US facing a choice between reinvention and oblivion

Concord, New Hampshire

ON a crisp Friday evening in late October, Shannon Rich, 33, is standing in a dying American mall. Three customers wander the aisles in a Sears the size of two football fields. The Radio- Shack is empty. A woman selling smartphone cases watches Homeland on a laptop...

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