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Taylor Swift threads one of the biggest business stories in 2020 into her music, as the retail apocalypse emerges as a crucial theme through ‘Folklore’ and ‘Evermore’

The mall becomes a symbol of nostalgia in Taylor Swift’s 2020 sister albums, Folklore and Evermore. Lines like “we were like the mall before the internet, it was the one place to be” align shopping centres pre-Amazon with bittersweet memories of failed relationships. Swift – intentionally or not – taps […]
Taylor Swift threads one of the biggest business stories in 2020 into her music, as the retail apocalypse emerges as a crucial theme through ‘Folklore’ and ‘Evermore’
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Read the memo mall giant Brookfield Properties sent employees announcing job cuts affecting 20% of its retail workforce: ‘Business has been frustrated, interrupted and constrained’

One of the biggest mall owners in the US is laying off 20% of the workforce in its retail division, according to an internal memo obtained by Business Insider. Brookfield Properties owns major shopping centres including Fashion Show in Las Vegas, Brookfield Place in New York, and Ala Moana Centre, […]
Read the memo mall giant Brookfield Properties sent employees announcing job cuts affecting 20% of its retail workforce: ‘Business has been frustrated, interrupted and constrained’