Retailers refuse to pass on savings from sterling’s nosedive

A survey of retailers operating both in Britain and Ireland by The Sunday Business Post has revealed some significant price differences between the two markets

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
3rd September, 2017
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Debenhams is selling a Studio By Preen dress for £69 (€75) in Britain, but it costs €100 here

Concerns over Brexit may have led to sterling significantly weakening against the euro, but in many cases Irish shoppers are not benefiting, with British-based retailers not passing on currency savings.

A survey of retailers operating both in Britain and Ireland by The Sunday Business Post has revealed some significant price differences between the two markets. At Debenhams, for example, a dress by the Studio By Preen label that costs British customers £69 – around €75...

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