Chaos of Terrorism: Stepped-Up Security Hits Duty Free Sales

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Overview

Although the thwarted terroist plot on airplanes Thrusday is not expected to have any major impact on U.S. consumer spending, duty free sales of fragrance and cosmetics products will plunge dramatically in the short term because of heightened security.

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