Hong Kong shoppers patronize "yellow" stores that support the uprising; while "blue" businesses that support the mainland are vandalized
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In Hong Kong, the protracted pro-democracy uprising has triggered a local economic recession, especially as businesses and Hong Kongers seek to boycott mainland Chinese businesses and products.

However, some businesses are fighting the recession by explicitly identifying themselves as partisans for the pro-democracy movement; these "yellow businesses" attract customers who want to spend money with merchants whose political leaning match their own. Online services help Hong Kong people find...

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