Stories by Meg Marco

Sorry, Millennials didn't kill your mall

Data: SurveyMonkey online poll; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios

Millennials get blamed for killing a lot of things — including shopping malls, with their reliance on out-of-fashion department stores. But an Axios/SurveyMonkey poll shows that Millennials and their yet-unnamed successor generation may not be to blame after all.

The bottom line: When you spot a group of teenagers using an abandoned mall for indoor skateboarding rather than shopping, try to remember — this really isn't their fault.