Trump Tower, which houses the headquarters of the business interests of President-elect Donald Trump as well as his residence, despite standing tall and towering with its 58 stories may be casting a shadow on businesses thriving under its nose.
Rubbing Elbows Burns
Having a privileged neighbor may not always be a blessing, as these firms have come to realize. Following the surprise election of Trump,
Also stifling operations of the firms are the security issues. Tiffany, which reported
The security plan for the Trump Tower reveals that his residence will be closely guarded during the remainder of the transition. Measures include closure of area streets to vehicular traffic, restrictions on truck traffic and security checks of pedestrians heading to the stores.
The report noted that he NYPD, working with the Secret Service, said they developed a plan that tries to "strike a proper balance" between the safety of Trump and his family and the needs of pedestrians and businesses in the area.
Until things settle down, these companies may have to bear the brunt of the pitfalls arising out of proximity to a man who beat all the odds despite being one of the most maligned personality. The price may be heavy, as seen in Tiffany's confession.
At Time Of Writing
- Nike was down 0.14 percent at $50.56.
- Ralph Lauren was losing 0.49 percent at $108.08.
- Starbucks was down 0.18 percent at $58.07.
- Tiffany was gaining 0.92 percent at $81.34.
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