American retailers love those high-spending overseas tourists — and they’re frustrated there aren’t more of them.
U.S. retailers are lobbying for a relaxation in the often-complicated visa rules for visitors from China, India and Brazil, three of the fastest-growing economies in the world. The difficulty in getting visas to visit America, particularly for Chinese tourists, causes them to flood stores in London or Paris rather than New York to spend their yuan.
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