The large corporations crumbled in the 70's, giving way to local Mom & Pop stores.
The open-air mall provided a million boutique shops for anything and everything you'd need.
Then the big-lot stores took over, forcing Mom & Pop out of business.
Then the corporations screwed everything up and ran off with all the money.
The plane was being piloted by those Wall St. hacks.
The Federal Government looked the other way until...
The large corporations crumbled in the late 00's, giving way to local Mom & Pop stores...