PARIS — Travel retail is deep in the doldrums, yet again.
First, there was the steep drop in air-passenger traffic worldwide because of the terrorist attacks Sept. 11, 2001. The industry recovered, only to be hit hard once more by the war in Iraq. And, most recently, there’s the SARS outbreak. The disease’s latest casualty was the TFWA Asia-Pacific travel retail show, which was scheduled to take place in Singapore next month but was canceled on Wednesday.
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