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Michael Baker

Michael Baker is a Sydney-based retail consultant and former head of research at the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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Opinion: Think shopping centres are dead? Think again

The rhetoric around the death of shopping centres is back, thanks to the pandemic. Retailer store portfolios are shrinki...

Navigating the perfect storm: Social distancing and the collapse of tourism

How are shopping centres finding new ways to deal with the restrictions that the pandemic has brought to the retail land...

Shopping centres as cultural icons?

Michael Baker asks, did you hear the one about the shopping centre that became a cultural icon?