Coronavirus Set to Squeeze Lunar New Year Tourist Shopping Boom

As the virus spreads and travel bans with it, West Coast shopping stops for Chinese tourists will be affected in more ways than one.

Were it any other year, Las Vegas would be bracing for one of its busiest convention and retail seasons. But with a new viral outbreak coming out of China and would-be West Coast tourists unwilling or unable to travel, uncertainty is marking a usually expectant mood.

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About the Contributor

About the Contributor

Sean has over 20 years of experience in strategic profitability improvement, supply chain, outsourcing, operations management and advisory for the logistics and transportation industry. He has worked on a wide range of strategic projects, while having led successful initiatives and teams for some of the country’s premier transportation providers. Sean holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Science degree from D’Youville College and a Masters of Business Administration degree from The Edinburgh Business School, UK. Sean is a member of Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) and is a published author in CMCSP’s Supply Chain Quarterly, Transport Topics and the Association for Supply Chain Management.