SYD01D:SYDNEY,29JUN00 - A shopper walks pass a central Sydney storefront June 29. Major stores and retailers are hoping to cash in on the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by the government on July 1 by urging customers to purchase before the 10 percent government tax drives up the price of ladies fashion and footwear and menswear. wb/Photo by Will Burgess REUTERSMAJOR STORES AND RETAILERS HELD PRE GST SALES, URGING CUSTOMERS TO BUY BEFORE THE 10 TAX DRIVES UP THE PRICE OF FASHION.
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