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The graveyard of the American mall has tombstones of many erstwhile favorites, from Sam Goody to Waldenbooks. In many cases, these mall brands survived for decades—if not a full century—before the digital revolution, mass retail and younger generations forced them to take a long, hard look in the mirror.