In Spain a rapid economic growth began in the mid-1980s. This period was accompanied by the construction of a large
number of shopping centres, with the result that it has established a an alternative to the small traditional retailers and
new type of consumption. In this article, we will first approach shopping centres as spaces of reference in direct urban
consumption and their impact on the closure of small retailers; we will see the evolution at a Spanish level and finally
we will focus on the case study of A Coruña as a model for understanding changes in urban dynamics caused by the
implementation of shopping centres.
Keywords: A Coruña, commerce, shopping centres.
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