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Shopping mall app lets users reserve parking spots

An app called MyPark allows shoppers to reserve and pay for the best parking spots at retail centers. The app is in use at such malls as Dadeland in Miami and the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn....


Walmart employees share the 5 biggest mistakes shoppers make

A Walmart employee of 15 years said that "being mean" to the employees at Walmart is probably the biggest mistake a shopper can make. "If you are nice to them, they will bend over backwards to help you," the employee told Business Insider. That means acting courteously and not threatening to "contact...


These Are The 10 Biggest Shopping Malls In The US

It might seem as though every time you turn on the news, another department store is closing its doors. It’s no surprise. Online shopping has largely taken the place of browsing shops in person, and malls are no longer the favorite spot for teens to hang out on weekends. However, shopping...


Shopping malls want to make you pay for prime parking spots

Malls across the country, having lost millions of customers to online rivals, hope to win shoppers back with a rather odd marketing plan: pay for parking. In partnership with an app called MyPark, malls and outlet centers are starting to reserve the best parking spots — those nearest the stores —...


Billionaire Joins India's E-Commerce Battle With Amazon and Walmart

Mumbai, India | Source: Shutterstock MUMBAI, India — Reliance Industries Ltd. plans to take on the likes of Amazon.com Inc. and Walmart Inc.’s Flipkart Online Services Pvt. in retail by creating a platform that combines online and conventional shopping. Billionaire chairman Mukesh Ambani outlined the plan Thursday at the company’s annual shareholders’...


Shopping is more fun in the PHL, say tourists

RETAILERS, rejoice! Shopping tops the list of tourist activities in the Philippines, a survey of foreign visitors last year by the Department of Tourism (DOT) showed. The Visitor Sample Survey, a copy of which was obtained by the BusinessMirror, polled some 15,000 respondents from the top 12 tourist source markets of the...