• Yellow Vest Riots in Paris Hit Economy With $1.1 Billion Retail Loss and Closed Tourist Sites

    4 days ago - By Fortune

    The “gilets jaunes,” or yellow vest violent protests in Paris are taking a heavy toll on the city and its economy. Major tourist attractions are closing on Saturday and retailers are losing sales.
    French authorities are shuttering such sites as the Louvre and d'Orsay museums, the two operas, and the Grand Palais, according to NBC News. Four first-division soccer matches have been cancelled.
    Retailers have lost 1 billion euros , or $1.1 billion, since the protests began in November, the French retail federation told Reuters.
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