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Willie O’Byrne, chairman of Retail Ireland, believes that the sector’s future looks bright despite a myriad of challenges, writes Graham Clifford

3rd June, 2018
Willie O’Byrne, chairman of Retail Ireland: ‘During the recent Storm Emma, it wasn't the online retailers who kept Ireland fed. It was the local ones’

Rather than mourn the dilution of traditional retail in Ireland, the sector must do what it can to embrace technological change, cater for different customer needs while also maintaining its authenticity. That’s according to Willie O’Byrne, chairman of Retail Ireland.

Referring to the recent strategy document entitled ’Shaping the Future of Irish Retail 2020’ from Retail Ireland, O’Byrne told The Sunday Business Post that the future of Irish retail is brimming...

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