BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you want to know why malls are dying, we suggest that you need to look no further than Boca Raton’s Town Center Mall — a mall owned by Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG). A recent visit to the mall revealed why it seems so many shoppers are opting to purchase items online — they don’t have to deal with self-entitled Boca shoppers who truly believe that anyone else wants to be in an indoor environment with their smelly, excrement-producing dogs.
In the span of just 20 minutes on a recent evening, BocaNewsNow.com observed at least ten shoppers with dogs — some of them are seen here. Large dogs. Small dogs. Dogs that apparently suffer from some sort of a disability and need to be pushed in a stroller (perhaps by owners who truly believe their dog is a child). All the dogs we saw were being escorted by grownups who are apparently so delusional that they believe a visit to stores like UnTucked, Vineyard Vines and even Saks just can’t take place without a dog.
Simon’s policy is ambiguous, at best. There is no specific rule— at the time of this writing — on Simon’s website. Also absent: a local media relations representative. (There was one. Back in the days when malls mattered). But now, there’s apparently no one to justify the zoo-like atmosphere at what was once considered to be a nice place to shop.
But consider this: a recent trip to the Target in West Boca revealed a “no pets” sign on the door. Yes, it’s apparently okay to walk your dog in a place where you can buy a wool sweater, jewelry and cashmere pants (you know, it’s Boca), but not in the place where you go to buy KIND bars.
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