Paris shops’ sales were down 30-50 per cent or more in the December holiday period, when many earn a large share of their annual income. Photo: AP

Paris shops’ sales halved as transport strikes cripple city

  • France hit by nationwide strikes against government plans to overhaul the pension system
  • Many retail shops, cafes and hotels have reported a sharp drop in business during the crunch holiday period
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Paris shops’ sales were down 30-50 per cent or more in the December holiday period, when many earn a large share of their annual income. Photo: AP
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