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Operators counting on new stimulus

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Retailers and domestic tour operators are waiting for new government measures to stimulate consumer spending next year after people's purchasing power significantly declined in the second half of this year. 

A vendor in MBK shopping centre applies make-up as she waits for customers to buy her hair accessories. Many shops are seeing few customers while political tensions continue in Bangkok. THANARAK KHOONTON

The Thai Retailers Association (TRA) said it has so far seen no government policies that would make a direct impact on the retail industry next year.

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