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Luxury goods companies in London have been enjoying increased sales during the Olympic Games.
After a slow first week, footfall is increasing during the second half of the games programme, with events like the triathlon bringing large numbers of visitors to the city centre.
Walpole, a non-profit organisation working to further the interest of the British luxury industry, found 63 per cent of companies, including brands such as Burberry, were expecting sales to improve as a result of the Games.
An industry insider said the athletes have finished competing this week will turn their attention to shopping in the capital.
There is no doubt they have the money to afford luxury items, with sprint star Usain Bolt netting over $20 million (£13 million) a year, according to Forbes.