Retailers anticipate €250m post-Christmas boost

30th December, 2014
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Retailers have reported a boost to their post-Christmas revenues, with more than €250 million set to be spent on the winter sales.

According to Retail Excellence Ireland, the industry body that represents more than 1,100 retail companies, shoppers have been out in force since St Stephen’s Day, giving retailers a chance to clear excess stock.

Consumer spending in the run-up to Christmas had been lower than expected and was only slightly up on the...

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