London's most upscale retailers in its toniest shopping districts are increasingly depending on foreign tourists for sales growth. Meanwhile, the lines between high-end districts and high streets are blurring as more US retail chains open shop. "Abercrombie & Fitch on Savile Row, for example, and Victoria's Secret on Bond Street have completely subverted London's previously strict and unspoken rules regarding luxury shopping," said Richard Scott of Nash Bond Retail Property.

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