Retailers reeling as Brexit sparks exodus

One in three plan to shop in the North to take advantage of weak sterling

30th October, 2016

In a clear sign of how Brexit is going to hit the state coffers, new research shows how one in three people now plan cross-border shopping trips to take advantage of the slump in sterling.

The Sunday Business Post/Red C opinion poll also reveals the extent of the challenge for businesses in border counties such as Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal and Louth.

While 32 per cent of people intended to shop over the border in...

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