An employee assembles a box for shipping in the Amazon satisfaction center currently in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., April 30, 2019.Clodagh Kilcoyne | ReutersAmazon is in talks with mall-owner Simon Property Group about utilizing any closed J.C. Penney and Sears stores for Amazon satisfaction centres, The Wall Street Journal said on Sunday.”For Amazon, more satisfaction centers around residential areas could accelerate the critical last mile of delivery,” The Wall Street Journal explained. “For Simon, turning what was formerly prime mall room to satisfaction centers shows it’d be inclined to relinquish a vital approach to earn more mall visitors to procure a constant tenant.Simon Property Group declined to comment about the report. An Amazon spokesperson wasn’t immediately available to comment.Amazon has focused on its own so-called “last mile” of shipping. In 2018, it began to recruit drivers to provide products in areas, such as. Additionally, it has examined and researched using drones to deliver bundles. Amazon Lockers have been in certain other retail shops across the country where clients can go to pick up the things they provide online.The Sears and J.C. Penney places can give Amazon more satisfaction centre distance, closer to clients, where shipping drivers could come home and pick up packages. This may help hasten the time necessary to find an order delivered in Amazon.The Wall Street Journal said it is uncertain how a lot of the shops within Simon malls are beneath consideration.In June, J.C. Penney said it is shutting 154 sells stores this summer. J.C. Penney filed for insolvency in May and is moving toward a purchase sometime this autumn. Sears declared in Nov. 2019 intends to close down 96 stores.— CNBC’s Lauren Thomas contributed to this report) Read more on The Wall Street Journal.