Business booms at Trump Tower, nearby retailers hit by security and crowds

Guest shops for Trump branded items at Trump's Sweet Shop in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York CityBy Melissa Fares NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bailey White, 13, stood patiently in line with her little brother Keaton at the gift store inside the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, each clutching a stuffed terrier named Charlie that cost $35 per item. The beagle, with a Trump monogram on its white bandana, was modeled on the pet dog of Eric Trump, the son of President-elect Donald Trump. The children, who had traveled to New York from Florida originally for the Thanksgiving Day Parade, told Reuters they were huge fans of Donald Trump, listing at the top of their reasons his commitment to reduce illegal immigration.

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