The suburban-style mall arrived on the continent of Africa in 1961.

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  1. Do you plan to do an major article on South Africa's malls anytime soon? I'd like to learn more of the retail history there. Any questions, I'll gladly fill in!

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  2. Randy,

    A couple of months back, I wanted to do just that....create an in-depth section about Africa / South Africa malls...just like those for Asia, Europe / UK and / or Australia.

    Hower, info was very scarce. I had to abandon the project. What little I could find was used for this short segment here (I also wanted to do an in-depth section for South America, but couldn't find enough info about that, either).

    So...anything you can provide would be appreciated. I "dunno" if I would be able to put together a full-fledged article (like those for Australia..or Asia..or whatever)....but I would try.

    I think it will be especially difficult to find out what a "centre" such as KILLARNEY MALL was like in 1961....

    Or IGUATEMI SAO PAULO was like in 1966....

    Cheers,

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