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Opinion: Consumers’ screen times gives shopping centres a headache

Retail shopping centres face a major challenge rebuilding customer traffic and sales after the Covid-19 pandemic is controlled. With occupancy rates under pressure, shopping-centre landlords have already reviewed property valuations to account for tighter rent market conditions and financial concessions required to retain key retail brands. More pain is looming for the shopping centre industry, however, even with the reallocation of retail floorspace to prospective new entertainment, hospitality