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Are malls tempting you to spend more?

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September 06, 2006 16:05 IST

There appears to be a new one coming up every other month. Across the country, newer, larger, brighter malls are springing up with reckless abandon. The funny thing is, a lot of them are earning a lot of money. There's a whole lot of impulse buying, for one, so all those footfalls are actually leading to big totals at the end of every month.

According to the 2006 Statistical Abstract, there were approximately 47,835 malls and shopping centres in America by 2004. Is India heading down that route? What do you think?

Do you spend a lot of time at any mall in your city? Is the mall culture tempting you to spend more money? Are so many malls good for us? Tell us.