LONDON — Retailers here have faced more than their share of transport-related adversity this fall and winter, from President Bush’s traffic-stopping state visit to terrorism fears and threats of yet another subway strike.

On top of all that is the city’s new congestion charge. Introduced in February, the five pound, or $8.65, fee has deterred many consumers from driving into such central London shopping districts as Bond Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly, Mayfair, the City and Marylebone.

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