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  • Parisian boutiques suffer following ISIS attacks
  • Parisian boutiques suffer following ISIS attacks
    Zemlinki (2015) ©

Parisian boutiques suffer following ISIS attacks

The chic boutiques of Paris are often at their busiest before Christmas, but the psychological impact of the November attacks has changed this, with many stores reporting quieter footfall and a drop in overseas shoppers. Is the tourism capital of the world in trouble?



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