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Local malls dangle new gifts to challenge online shopping

Andrew Newell skates with his children Mayes, 3, and Sawyer, 5, at an outdoor ice rink at Redmond Town Center. It’s one of several new attractions that malls in this high-tech region are introducing to try to keep shoppers from doing much of their holiday purchasing online. LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Andrew Newell skates with his children Mayes, 3, and Sawyer, 5, at an outdoor ice rink at Redmond Town Center. It’s one of several new attractions that malls in this high-tech region are introducing to try to keep shoppers from doing much of their holiday purchasing online.

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