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Secrets shopping malls don't want you to know

The Daily Meal Logo By Carolyn Menyes of The Daily Meal | Slide 1 of 16: If you’re a savvy shopper, then you may already know to be wary of the mall and the head games it plays. Everything about these sprawling shopping centers, from the colors and sounds in the stores to the layout (which puts supposed competitors right next to each other), are perfectly tailored to trick your senses into feeling something your body and mind wouldn’t feel otherwise. Heck, even those free cups of hot cocoa have a nefarious purpose. So before you take your next trip to the mall, consider these 15 secrets shopping malls don’t want you to know.

Secrets shopping malls don’t want you to know

If you’re a savvy shopper, then you may already know to be wary of the mall and the head games it plays. Everything about these sprawling shopping centers, from the colors and sounds in the stores to the layout (which puts supposed competitors right next to each other), are perfectly tailored to trick your senses into feeling something your body and mind wouldn’t feel otherwise. Heck, even those free cups of hot cocoa have a nefarious purpose. So before you take your next trip to the mall, consider these 15 secrets shopping malls don’t want you to know.

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