Vancouver Mall marked the 50th anniversary of the global event with a marathon of earth-friendly activities delivered remotely.
This year, Melbourne University students will add a sustainability awareness initiative to the two-month event.
Some stars are just too big to appear at your mall, but their movies can inspire themed events to entertain shoppers.
As the battle against bushfires continues, one Birtinya center is giving youngsters a creative outlet.
With ongoing shopper engagement and online support, a bespoke mall magazine can be as effective for marketing as big media collaborations.
If you still think arcades should be relegated to a back corner of the mall, you might want to rethink that strategy.