Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence, Lorraine Higgins today said that the “Irish retail industry has now entered recession based on the fact the industry is experiencing a third consecutive quarter of decline with fifteen of twenty sectors recording decreases in sales revenue”.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
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Thu, 03 Nov, 2016
After Brexit, there’s a second leave vote that’s worrying British retailers: Leave it on the shelf. Amid the uncertainty, fears are growing consumers will rein in spending on everything from cardigans to carpets.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
A confidence gap between Dublin-based consumers and those living elsewhere in the country became evident in the first quarter of the year, a new survey shows, suggesting the concept of a ‘two-speed recovery’ may remain a feature of the economy for some time.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
British mortgage approvals hit a two-year high in January and consumer credit expanded at the fastest pace in a decade, according to Bank of England data likely to add to the case for a tightening of lending requirements by the central bank.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016