‘Tourists want to spend’: shoppers in London share views on the mini-budget

High-end shopping districts could benefit from duty-free shopping and the scrapping of the 45% tax band

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As shoppers descended on Oxford Street in London, in black cabs or on foot to visit the city’s high-end shops on Friday, a massive sign affixed to Selfridges towered overhead: “Let’s change the way we shop.”

The change, however, may be somewhat different than intended. Soon, the area could be beneficiary of two plans announced by the chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, on Friday: the return of duty-free shopping to the high street and the scrapping of the 45% income tax band.

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tourists want to spend:

@skunktwine

@goldenbenjii Places like Dubai and Saudi Arabia can spend all the money they want to make it appear they are moder… https://t.co/hoYZkpoGH1

Posted on: 2022-09-30 11:51

@WeatherleyLynne

@TCymreig That is so misleading. The entrance fee to Windsor castle is £26.50 and if tourists want to spend it, then it's up to them.

Posted on: 2022-09-29 22:08

@othrfakecoatsey

@vegaschris41233 @TyJohnsonNews Agreed, the clink is no doubt easy time for the Confederate Cosplay Jan. 6th touris… https://t.co/FnkQJ7HQls

Posted on: 2022-09-28 21:50

@tinkertim

Old thinking: Let's build places where people can spend money! That will draw tourists! New thinking: Let's build… https://t.co/LxnIy5CBhN

Posted on: 2022-09-28 14:17

@tweedie_ruth

RT @WillyMzea: I'm hugely privileged to be leading the #DataAndBusinessIntelligence priority for @VisitNland #DestinationManagementPlan & s…

Posted on: 2022-09-27 14:54

@VisitNlandbiz

RT @WillyMzea: I'm hugely privileged to be leading the #DataAndBusinessIntelligence priority for @VisitNland #DestinationManagementPlan & s…

Posted on: 2022-09-27 13:55

@DownUndahT

If #Biden want’s to help the economy, he should, (and I can’t believe I am saying this..) TAKE A LEAF OUT OF… https://t.co/mBmbsecowY

Posted on: 2022-09-27 08:11

@ashish_nawani

@PrinConsuella_ @VeridicalPercep @dwnews People can elect their leaders without considering if tourists would want… https://t.co/kvpER4zH36

Posted on: 2022-09-27 05:34

@WPBizConsulting

Eco-conscious travel is trending! 87% of all tourists want more sustainable travel options, and 67% are willing t… https://t.co/y88yXstaQ5

Posted on: 2022-09-27 01:33

@carlasarmoire

@nytimes Scary. Italians have the right to vote whoever they want; tourists have the right to not spend theirs in a… https://t.co/Lt5P5uytpe

Posted on: 2022-09-26 21:15

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