MinneCulture | Diverse Stores Add New Chapter to Minnesota’s Mall History

MinneCulture | Diverse Stores Add New Chapter to Minnesota’s Mall History

Minnesota and indoor shopping malls have a high-profile history, with the Mall of America getting all the love. But some slightly smaller spots, such as Northtown Mall in Blaine, are still finding their way in a world of online orders. That includes one mall near Minneapolis that’s bringing together BIPOC business owners and a more diverse customer base. “We felt like it was more our speed versus going to a bigger mall,” said Donna Green, owner of Northtown Mall’s Dreams and Diamonds. “We felt like it was very diverse. That’s another reason why we wanted to come here
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