Simon Property Group, which has malls such as Menlo Park Mall in Edison, Rockaway Townsquare in Rockaway Township and The Shops at Riverside Square in Hackensack, was the subject of a furious backlash. They decided to modernize their mall Santa display. Where the jolly, portly one sits became a white, minimalist glacier wonderland. One could also use the word barren. Not a Christmas tree in sight.