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Beth Nagy, co-owner of the former P.A.M.’s Coffee and Tea franchise in the Lincoln Fields Shopping Centre, says she’s not sure what her business future holds. PHOTO BY MARK HOLLERON

AUGUST 2019

Closing time for mid-tier malls? OBJ.CA

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With Lincoln Fields Shopping Centre set to be totally rebuilt, OBJ looks at whether community retail plazas still have staying power in a world of e-commerce and changing consumer buying habits

BY DAVID SALI

david@obj.ca

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n a warm, sunny morning in late July, Beth Nagy looks out at the deserted rows of seats near her coffee shop in the Lincoln Fields Shopping Centre and reminisces about the good old days of Ottawa retail.

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Ottawa Business Journal August 2019  

Ottawa's authoritative source of business news, covering tech, tourism, real estate and other key economic sectors in Canada's capital.

Ottawa Business Journal August 2019  

Ottawa's authoritative source of business news, covering tech, tourism, real estate and other key economic sectors in Canada's capital.