Irish Retail Still In A 'Vulnerable' Position, But Change Is Possible: Analysis
The Irish retail sector still faces a "degree of vulnerability" and the Irish government needs to use this autumn's Budget announcement to put in place measures to bolster the sector, a leading representative group has found.
Retail Excellence, a not for profit group that represents around 1,700 retailers across Ireland, was commenting on the back of the publication of the Grant Thornton Retail Excellence Q4 2017 Retail Productivity Review earlier this week, which highlights the 'inconsistency of the performance of the industry', the group said.
“From trends recorded in the Irish Retail Industry it is clear that a degree of vulnerability continues to exist," commented Deputy CEO at Retail Excellence, Lorraine Higgins.
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