Can you please help me answer these questions? It's a case study and I have a hard time answering it. It has to connect with marketing.
1. Why has Mall of America been such a marketing success so far?
2. What (a) retail and (b) consumer trends have occurred since Mall of America was opened in 1992 that it should consider when making future plans?
3. (a) What criteria should Mall of America use in adding new facilities to its complex? (b) Evaluate (1) retail stores, (2) entertainment offerings and (3) hotels on these criteria.
4. What specific marketing actions would you propose that Mall of America managers take to ensure its continuing success in attracting visitors (a) from the local metropolitan area and (b) from outside of it?
Why has Mall of America been such a marketing success so far?