Retail sales on the up but LUAS and DART holding sector back

Ibec group welcomes growth but warns external factors threaten trade

30th March, 2016

Retail Ireland has welcomed the continued growth in retail sales revealed by CSO figures today.

New data shows sales values – excluding bars and car sales – increased by 4.5 per cent in the year to the end of February, pointing to a strong performance over the early months of 2016.

Despite the good news, retailers have cautioned that this strong momentum should not be taken for granted.

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