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Connections: Are malls dying?

Last summer, Time Magazine wrote that "America's malls are dying off." Business Insider posted "50 haunting photos of abandoned malls." And a popular meme is things millennials killed, with malls routinely topping the list. But are malls truly dying? Do they need to reinvent?

Our guests discuss the future of malls:

  • Dennis Wilmot, senior vice president for leasing and development at Wilmorite
  • Emily Hessney Lynch, director of content for I Heart Roc, and freelance social media strategist
  • Lyndsey Hicks, former marketing director at a mall in Michigan, and now assistant director of marketing for dining services at RIT

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.