Democracy at the Mall: Giant Costco Moving In To Fill Anchor Store Void

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Meet the latest incarnation of a mall anchor - Costco. Mall operators are beginning to spice their tenant formula beyond mainstays such as Macy's, J.C. Penney, Neiman Marcus and Dillard's to fill vacant spaces left by retail consolidation.

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