Sebastian Tong and Yueqi Yang

Business, Logistics

Mall Operator Weighs Empty Spaces as Amazon Centers

Inside a Simon Property mall in New York in 2018. Shoppers walk past stores at a Simon Property mall in Garden City, N.Y., in 2018. (David Williams/Bloomberg News)

Mall operator Simon Property Group Inc. has been in talks with Amazon .com Inc. to turn some empty store space formerly occupied by anchor tenants such as J.C. Penney Co. Inc. and Sears Holdings Corp. into Amazon fulfillment centers, Dow Jones reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

August 10, 2020