The firm noted that although mall traffic has fallen 13 percent over the past three years, certain properties are less susceptible to changing consumer preferences.
"Though discretionary spending has been shifting online, select malls have retained traffic as consumers are still attracted to specific locations, offerings and experiences," the report said.
Among department stores, which have traditionally served as so-called "anchor" shops designed to lure shoppers to a particular property, Macy's topped Goldman's list with 85 stores in the top 100 malls. But that's largely because of the fact that, combined with its Bloomingdale's nameplate, it has more than 800 locations.
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When breaking down department stores' presence in the top malls by percentage, Neiman Marcus and its Bergdorf Goodman brand once again topped the list, with 49 percent of its 43 stores in these premier locations.
Nordstrom, which boasts 118 full-line stores, came in a close second, and narrowed the gap from last year. In 2014, Nordstrom only had 40 percent of its locations in the top malls, compared with Neiman's 49 percent.
Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom were followed by Saks, which has 32 percent of its store base in the top 100 malls, and then Macy's, with 11 percent.
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